The table below looks at the statistics for MDX skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MDX over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 138 103 128
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +25
Contract jobs citing MDX 7 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% 0.37% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.84% 1.41% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £365 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% +17.74%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £190.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +660.00%
MDX
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
833 567 678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.71% 26.38% 22.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 390 377
Average daily rate £350 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 36
Average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.70 £14.19 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

MDX
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MDX across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

MDX Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

MDX
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MDX across the South West region.

MDX Daily Rate Trend in the South West

MDX
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MDX within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -25 1 £325 - 1
Dorset - 1 £325 -
MDX
England

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing MDX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MDX.

1 9 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
4 4 (44.44%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 4 (44.44%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (22.22%) ETL
7 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (11.11%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (11.11%) QlikView
7 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (11.11%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (11.11%) PowerPivot

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing MDX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MDX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (11.11%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (11.11%) OLAP
5 1 (11.11%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (11.11%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Report Developer
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Report Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
1 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
1 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 1 (11.11%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
2 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
2 1 (11.11%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Talend
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