The table below looks at the statistics for MDX skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MDX over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 452 408 413
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +5
Contract jobs citing MDX 120 152 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.31% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.89% 1.15% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 108 79
Average daily rate
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£386 £419 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.88% +19.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £312 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £572 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13557 13167 12846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.06% 26.96% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9084 8265 8122
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 270 329
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £13.50 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

MDX
Jobs Demand Trend

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

MDX Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MDX
Daily Rate Trend

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

MDX Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MDX
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MDX within the UK over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

MDX Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MDX
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MDX within the UK.

MDX Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MDX
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MDX within the UK over the 3 months to 29 January 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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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
England -59 108 £388 -8.82% 64
London -26 50 £425 -15.00% 29
City of London -6 19 £470 -10.47% 11
South East -25 12 £381 -0.32% 8
Yorkshire 0 11 £313 - 6
Wales -9 11 £384 -4.00% 3
West Midlands 0 9 £350 +16.66% 4
Berkshire +1 8 £394 -23.17% 3
West Yorkshire - 8 £313 - 6
East Midlands +16 7 £350 - 6
Leeds - 7 £313 - 3
Reading +13 6 £388 -
East of England +2 6 £394 -12.50% 3
North West +2 5 £438 +75.00% 3
Manchester +1 4 £400 +100.00% 1
South West -21 4 £350 -1.75% 2
Tyne and Wear - 4 £333 -
North East - 4 £333 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £425 -
Nottinghamshire -2 3 £344 +4.16% 3
Bristol -7 3 £338 - 1
Solihull +5 2 £400 +29.03%
Birmingham -7 2 £368 +65.16%
Cambridgeshire - 2 £381 - 1
Cheshire +2 1 £475 +58.33%
Nottingham -5 1 - - 3
South Wales -14 1 - - 2
Cambridge - 1 £375 - 1
Slough - 1 - - 2
Kent - 1 £410 - 2

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 179 (79.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 177 (79.02%) Business Intelligence
3 175 (78.13%) SQL Server
3 175 (78.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 168 (75.00%) SQL
5 137 (61.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 98 (43.75%) OLAP
7 93 (41.52%) Microsoft
8 88 (39.29%) T-SQL
9 81 (36.16%) ETL
10 78 (34.82%) Data Warehouse
11 75 (33.48%) SQL Server 2008
12 53 (23.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 45 (20.09%) OLAP Cube
14 44 (19.64%) .NET
15 42 (18.75%) Finance
16 41 (18.30%) MS Excel
17 39 (17.41%) SQL Server 2012
18 37 (16.52%) SharePoint
18 37 (16.52%) C#
19 27 (12.05%) VBA
20 26 (11.61%) ASP.NET
20 26 (11.61%) Data Modelling
20 26 (11.61%) SQL Server 2005
21 25 (11.16%) Oracle
22 24 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
22 24 (10.71%) Kimball Methodology
23 23 (10.27%) Team Foundation Server
24 22 (9.82%) PerformancePoint
24 22 (9.82%) PowerPivot

MDX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 37 (16.52%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.45%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.45%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.45%) SAS
4 1 (0.45%) TPMS
4 1 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 41 (18.30%) MS Excel
2 22 (9.82%) PowerPivot
3 13 (5.80%) MS Office
4 4 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (2.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (1.79%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (1.79%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.45%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.45%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.68%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (79.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 175 (78.13%) SQL Server
2 175 (78.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 137 (61.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 98 (43.75%) OLAP
5 78 (34.82%) Data Warehouse
6 75 (33.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 53 (23.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 45 (20.09%) OLAP Cube
9 39 (17.41%) SQL Server 2012
10 26 (11.61%) SQL Server 2005
11 22 (9.82%) PerformancePoint
12 13 (5.80%) QlikView
13 10 (4.46%) Oracle Reports
13 10 (4.46%) Star Schema
13 10 (4.46%) Microsoft Power View
14 8 (3.57%) Data Mart
15 7 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
15 7 (3.13%) Oracle OLAP
16 6 (2.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (10.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (3.57%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.34%) ERwin
4 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.89%) LSMW
4 2 (0.89%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.45%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.45%) Subversion
General
1 42 (18.75%) Finance
2 12 (5.36%) Banking
2 12 (5.36%) Retail
2 12 (5.36%) Advertising
3 8 (3.57%) Marketing
3 8 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.23%) Legal
5 4 (1.79%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.34%) Games
7 2 (0.89%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.45%) Front Office
8 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.45%) Automotive
8 1 (0.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 188 (83.93%) Developer
2 91 (40.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 54 (24.11%) SQL Developer
4 30 (13.39%) Microsoft Developer
5 28 (12.50%) Business Developer
6 20 (8.93%) Consultant
7 15 (6.70%) Analyst
7 15 (6.70%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 12 (5.36%) SQL Server Developer
9 8 (3.57%) SQL Server Consultant
9 8 (3.57%) Senior Developer
10 7 (3.13%) Architect
10 7 (3.13%) Microsoft Consultant
10 7 (3.13%) Database Developer
11 6 (2.68%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 6 (2.68%) Report Developer
11 6 (2.68%) Microsoft BI Consultant
12 5 (2.23%) Cognos Developer
13 4 (1.79%) Cognos BI Developer
13 4 (1.79%) TM1 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (19.64%) .NET
2 26 (11.61%) ASP.NET
3 16 (7.14%) Web Services
4 9 (4.02%) XML
5 6 (2.68%) HTML
6 5 (2.23%) CSS
7 4 (1.79%) WCF
8 2 (0.89%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.45%) BAPI
9 1 (0.45%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.45%) Middleware
9 1 (0.45%) WSDL
9 1 (0.45%) XML Schema
9 1 (0.45%) Flash
9 1 (0.45%) HTML5
9 1 (0.45%) LINQ
9 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 1 (0.45%) jQuery
9 1 (0.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.91%) N-Tier
3 6 (2.68%) Data Integration
4 5 (2.23%) NHS
5 3 (1.34%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.34%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.34%) Online Games
5 3 (1.34%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.34%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.89%) User Experience
6 2 (0.89%) Statistics
6 2 (0.89%) Market Risk
6 2 (0.89%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.89%) Replication
7 1 (0.45%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.45%) EPoS
7 1 (0.45%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.59%) Windows
2 6 (2.68%) UNIX
3 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (79.02%) Business Intelligence
2 81 (36.16%) ETL
3 26 (11.61%) Data Modelling
4 24 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (10.71%) Kimball Methodology
5 21 (9.38%) Migration
6 19 (8.48%) Dimensional Modelling
7 16 (7.14%) Data Management
7 16 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
8 15 (6.70%) Analytics
9 11 (4.91%) Service Delivery
10 9 (4.02%) Web Design
11 8 (3.57%) Project Management
11 8 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (3.13%) Data Migration
12 7 (3.13%) Inmon Methodology
13 5 (2.23%) Unit Testing
13 5 (2.23%) Data Analysis
13 5 (2.23%) Data Analytics
14 4 (1.79%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 168 (75.00%) SQL
2 88 (39.29%) T-SQL
3 37 (16.52%) C#
4 27 (12.05%) VBA
5 15 (6.70%) VBScript
6 14 (6.25%) VB.NET
7 13 (5.80%) VB
8 9 (4.02%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 6 (2.68%) JavaScript
9 6 (2.68%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.79%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
10 4 (1.79%) C
11 2 (0.89%) Python
11 2 (0.89%) Java
11 2 (0.89%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.45%) SAPscript
12 1 (0.45%) C++
12 1 (0.45%) Perl
12 1 (0.45%) ABAP
12 1 (0.45%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 20 (8.93%) SC Cleared
1 20 (8.93%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (1.34%) MCTS
2 3 (1.34%) MCITP
3 2 (0.89%) Degree
4 1 (0.45%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (4.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) Control-M
Vendors
1 93 (41.52%) Microsoft
2 25 (11.16%) Oracle
3 13 (5.80%) SAP
4 10 (4.46%) Cognos
4 10 (4.46%) Tableau
5 8 (3.57%) Business Objects
6 6 (2.68%) IBM
6 6 (2.68%) Hyperion
7 5 (2.23%) Lattice Semiconductor
8 3 (1.34%) Ab Initio
9 2 (0.89%) RedPrairie
9 2 (0.89%) Teradata
9 2 (0.89%) Sybase
9 2 (0.89%) Primavera
9 2 (0.89%) Sage
9 2 (0.89%) Informatica
10 1 (0.45%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.45%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.45%) CA
10 1 (0.45%) Birst
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