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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 138 141 104
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -37
Contract jobs citing MDX 8 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.032% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.91% 0.12% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
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£410 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £325 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £325 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £356
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £190.00
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
881 840 601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.02% 26.55% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 548 397
Average daily rate £368 £350 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.14% +3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 15 15
Average hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.80 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MDX across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

MDX Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 August 2015. 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 +1 8 £410 +26.15%
MDX
England

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (64.29%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
6 6 (42.86%) Kimball Methodology
7 5 (35.71%) VBA
8 4 (28.57%) OLAP
8 4 (28.57%) Essbase
8 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (21.43%) Quality Management
9 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
9 3 (21.43%) Finance
9 3 (21.43%) ETL
10 2 (14.29%) Banking
10 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
10 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
11 1 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
11 1 (7.14%) Tableau
11 1 (7.14%) PowerPivot
11 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (7.14%) OLAP Cube

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) OLAP
5 4 (28.57%) Essbase
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (7.14%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (7.14%) QlikView
8 1 (7.14%) MOLAP
8 1 (7.14%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Essbase Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) TM1 Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Data Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (42.86%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (21.43%) ETL
3 3 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (21.43%) Quality Management
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 5 (35.71%) VBA
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Tableau
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