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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 142 104 130
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +26
Contract jobs citing MDX 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.031% 0.18% 0.063%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.68% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £365 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £356 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.45% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £190.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- +638.43%
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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
837 588 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.94% 26.57% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 392 368
Average daily rate £350 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 35
Average hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +30.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £15.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) OLAP
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (30.00%) QlikView
6 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (20.00%) Low Latency
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (20.00%) ETL
6 2 (20.00%) VBA
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) MS Access
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (20.00%) Business Objects
6 2 (20.00%) SAP
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Migration
7 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
7 1 (10.00%) IBM

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (60.00%) OLAP
4 3 (30.00%) QlikView
4 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (20.00%) MS Access
6 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Report Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Report Writer
4 2 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Business Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Low Latency
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
1 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (10.00%) VB6
3 1 (10.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Business Objects
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) IBM