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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 463 424 398
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -26
Contract jobs citing MDX 118 142 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.28% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.84% 1.03% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 104 104
Average daily rate
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£425 £405 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £344 £320
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +7.42%
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
14073 13742 12315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.79% 27.14% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9236 8599 7726
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 259 304
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.97 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -40 103 £425 +3.65% 67
London -24 60 £425 -8.10% 33
City of London +3 30 £470 -10.47% 18
Wales +9 15 £301 -24.75% 1
South East -31 13 £400 +40.35% 12
Berkshire -1 7 £400 +45.45% 4
Yorkshire -14 7 £313 - 6
West Yorkshire -15 6 £313 - 5
North West -15 6 £440 +76.00% 1
Bristol -2 5 £348 -7.33% 3
Leeds -8 5 £313 - 2
South West -11 5 £348 +8.59% 3
West Midlands -12 5 £396 +32.08% 4
East of England +1 4 £413 -2.94% 3
Birmingham -1 4 £425 +91.01% 2
Hertfordshire +10 3 £450 +5.88% 1
South Wales +3 3 - - 1
East Midlands 0 3 £350 - 3
Manchester -15 3 £413 +87.50%
Cheshire -2 2 £475 +58.33%
Nottinghamshire -11 2 £350 +6.06% 2
Surrey - 2 £445 - 1
Nottingham -5 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes -8 1 £325 -40.90% 4
Buckinghamshire -18 1 £325 -10.95% 5
Slough - 1 - - 2
Southampton - 1 £375 -
Hampshire - 1 £375 - 1
North East - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 201 (81.38%) Business Intelligence
2 200 (80.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 193 (78.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 189 (76.52%) SQL
5 186 (75.30%) SQL Server
6 161 (65.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 98 (39.68%) Data Warehouse
8 97 (39.27%) T-SQL
9 95 (38.46%) Microsoft
10 93 (37.65%) OLAP
11 83 (33.60%) ETL
12 79 (31.98%) SQL Server 2008
13 55 (22.27%) SharePoint
14 52 (21.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 46 (18.62%) .NET
15 46 (18.62%) SQL Server 2012
16 42 (17.00%) Data Modelling
17 41 (16.60%) Finance
18 40 (16.19%) MS Excel
19 37 (14.98%) OLAP Cube
20 33 (13.36%) C#
21 29 (11.74%) PowerPivot
21 29 (11.74%) Team Foundation Server
22 27 (10.93%) PerformancePoint
22 27 (10.93%) Kimball Methodology
23 26 (10.53%) Oracle
24 24 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
25 23 (9.31%) Security Cleared
26 22 (8.91%) ASP.NET
26 22 (8.91%) SQL Server 2005

MDX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 55 (22.27%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.24%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (2.83%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.40%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.40%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.40%) SAS
4 1 (0.40%) TPMS
4 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 40 (16.19%) MS Excel
2 29 (11.74%) PowerPivot
3 9 (3.64%) MS Office
4 4 (1.62%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.83%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.62%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (1.62%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.40%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.02%) SAN
2 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (80.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 193 (78.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 186 (75.30%) SQL Server
4 161 (65.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 98 (39.68%) Data Warehouse
6 93 (37.65%) OLAP
7 79 (31.98%) SQL Server 2008
8 52 (21.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 46 (18.62%) SQL Server 2012
10 37 (14.98%) OLAP Cube
11 27 (10.93%) PerformancePoint
12 22 (8.91%) SQL Server 2005
13 16 (6.48%) QlikView
14 12 (4.86%) Microsoft Power View
15 10 (4.05%) Oracle Reports
16 9 (3.64%) Star Schema
17 7 (2.83%) Crystal Reports
17 7 (2.83%) Oracle OLAP
17 7 (2.83%) Oracle Database
18 6 (2.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (11.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (4.05%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.21%) ERwin
3 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.81%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 2 (0.81%) LSMW
5 1 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.40%) Subversion
5 1 (0.40%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 41 (16.60%) Finance
2 15 (6.07%) Banking
3 13 (5.26%) Advertising
4 12 (4.86%) Retail
4 12 (4.86%) Investment Banking
5 10 (4.05%) Legal
6 5 (2.02%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.62%) Marketing
8 2 (0.81%) Law
8 2 (0.81%) Games
8 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.40%) Front Office
9 1 (0.40%) Back Office
9 1 (0.40%) Automotive
9 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.40%) Billing
Job Titles
1 204 (82.59%) Developer
2 104 (42.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 55 (22.27%) SQL Developer
4 34 (13.77%) Business Developer
5 33 (13.36%) Microsoft Developer
6 23 (9.31%) Analyst
7 22 (8.91%) Consultant
8 17 (6.88%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 13 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 10 (4.05%) SQL Server Developer
11 9 (3.64%) Architect
11 9 (3.64%) Database Developer
12 7 (2.83%) SQL Server Consultant
12 7 (2.83%) Microsoft Consultant
12 7 (2.83%) Analyst Developer
13 6 (2.43%) Microsoft BI Consultant
13 6 (2.43%) Report Developer
14 5 (2.02%) Senior Developer
14 5 (2.02%) Business Analyst
14 5 (2.02%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (18.62%) .NET
2 22 (8.91%) ASP.NET
3 15 (6.07%) XML
4 12 (4.86%) Web Services
5 4 (1.62%) WCF
5 4 (1.62%) HTML
5 4 (1.62%) CSS
6 3 (1.21%) jQuery
7 2 (0.81%) Highcharts JS
7 2 (0.81%) HTML5
7 2 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.40%) Middleware
8 1 (0.40%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.40%) COM
8 1 (0.40%) WSDL
8 1 (0.40%) XML Schema
8 1 (0.40%) XHTML
8 1 (0.40%) Flash
8 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 1 (0.40%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.64%) NHS
2 9 (3.64%) Data Integration
3 8 (3.24%) Visualisation
4 7 (2.83%) N-Tier
4 7 (2.83%) Fixed Income
5 4 (1.62%) User Experience
6 3 (1.21%) Market Risk
6 3 (1.21%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.21%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (1.21%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.81%) Replication
7 2 (0.81%) Statistics
7 2 (0.81%) Online Games
7 2 (0.81%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.40%) EPoS
8 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.40%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.67%) Windows
2 6 (2.43%) UNIX
3 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (81.38%) Business Intelligence
2 83 (33.60%) ETL
3 42 (17.00%) Data Modelling
4 27 (10.93%) Kimball Methodology
5 24 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (8.50%) Migration
6 21 (8.50%) Analytics
7 17 (6.88%) Performance Tuning
7 17 (6.88%) Dimensional Modelling
8 12 (4.86%) Service Delivery
9 11 (4.45%) Project Management
9 11 (4.45%) Data Management
9 11 (4.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (3.64%) Inmon Methodology
11 7 (2.83%) Data Migration
11 7 (2.83%) Data Analysis
12 6 (2.43%) Web Design
12 6 (2.43%) PRINCE2
12 6 (2.43%) Workflow
13 5 (2.02%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 189 (76.52%) SQL
2 97 (39.27%) T-SQL
3 33 (13.36%) C#
4 20 (8.10%) VBA
5 16 (6.48%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 11 (4.45%) VBScript
7 9 (3.64%) VB.NET
8 8 (3.24%) VB
9 6 (2.43%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.02%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.02%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
11 4 (1.62%) R
11 4 (1.62%) C
12 2 (0.81%) Python
12 2 (0.81%) Java
12 2 (0.81%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.40%) XQuery
13 1 (0.40%) SAPscript
13 1 (0.40%) ABAP
13 1 (0.40%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 23 (9.31%) Security Cleared
2 21 (8.50%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.83%) VCP4
4 6 (2.43%) MCITP
4 6 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.21%) MCSE
5 3 (1.21%) MCTS
6 2 (0.81%) Degree
7 1 (0.40%) MBA
7 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (2.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) Control-M
Vendors
1 95 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 26 (10.53%) Oracle
3 15 (6.07%) Tableau
4 13 (5.26%) SAP
5 7 (2.83%) Business Objects
6 6 (2.43%) Cognos
6 6 (2.43%) Hyperion
7 4 (1.62%) Lattice Semiconductor
7 4 (1.62%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.81%) RedPrairie
8 2 (0.81%) Ab Initio
8 2 (0.81%) Teradata
8 2 (0.81%) Sybase
8 2 (0.81%) Primavera
8 2 (0.81%) Sage
8 2 (0.81%) IBM
8 2 (0.81%) Informatica
9 1 (0.40%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.40%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.40%) CA
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