The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 25 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MDX 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.71% - 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.54% - 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £450 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MDX
West Midlands

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 Staffordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
65 35 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 46.43% 38.04% 48.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 22 40
Average daily rate £325 £335 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £412 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MDX within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
Stafford - 1 £450 -
MDX
West Midlands

MDX
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) QlikView
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Cognos

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) QlikView
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ETL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL BI Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle