The first table below looks at the demand for MDX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MDX over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Staffordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 22 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing MDX 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.78% 1.05% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.13% 3.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £300 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 - £41.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
47 32 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 36.72% 33.68% 32.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 27
Average daily rate £325 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.41 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.28% -74.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
MDX
West Midlands

MDX
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

MDX Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

MDX
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

MDX Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

MDX
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) OLAP
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) ERP
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) WinForms
4 1 (25.00%) VB6
4 1 (25.00%) OLTP
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (25.00%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) OLAP
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) OLTP
3 1 (25.00%) PerformancePoint
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) WinForms
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft