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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 132 132 135
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing MDX 5 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.16% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.73% 0.64% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 6
Average daily rate £331 £330 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.37% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £366 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- -47.94%
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
686 785 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 23.41% 25.37% 24.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 498 506
Average daily rate £350 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 23 13
Average hourly rate £39.38 £37.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.41% -17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.39 £32.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 2 £325 -1.51% 1
Devon - 2 £350 -
Somerset - 1 £325 -
MDX
England

MDX
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (90.91%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (81.82%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (81.82%) ETL
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
3 8 (72.73%) Advertising
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (27.27%) Data Integration
6 3 (27.27%) ETL Development
6 3 (27.27%) Power BI
6 3 (27.27%) .NET
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) Retail
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (18.18%) Tableau
7 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (9.09%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (9.09%) Essbase
8 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
8 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
8 1 (9.09%) Finance
8 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
8 1 (9.09%) VBA
8 1 (9.09%) OLAP

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (27.27%) Power BI
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (9.09%) Essbase
7 1 (9.09%) OLAP
7 1 (9.09%) OLAP Cube
General
1 8 (72.73%) Advertising
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Business Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SSRS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Essbase Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) SQL BI Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SSAS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Integration
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (81.82%) ETL
3 3 (27.27%) ETL Development
4 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VBA
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Tableau