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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 456 434 359
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -75
Contract jobs citing MDX 137 168 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.30% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.92% 1.11% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 113 161
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 -

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
14870 15193 13060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.61% 26.95% 26.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9632 9759 8160
Average daily rate £388 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 228 362
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
England -39 125 £400 - 57
London -2 79 £425 -5.55% 28
City of London +19 35 £438 -12.50% 14
South East -15 19 £350 +19.14% 9
West Sussex - 9 £340 -
West Yorkshire -4 7 £356 - 4
Yorkshire -13 7 £356 +16.32% 4
West Midlands -21 7 £368 +19.02% 8
North West -13 6 £413 +87.50% 5
South West -5 5 £330 +20.00%
Birmingham -6 5 £425 +36.00% 3
Bristol 0 4 £330 -2.22%
Manchester -6 3 £400 +81.81%
Leeds -13 3 £363 - 3
Surrey - 3 £445 -
East of England +5 2 £438 +2.94% 2
Oxfordshire -18 2 £350 +12.90%
Hampshire - 2 £438 -
Bradford - 2 £350 - 1
Hertfordshire +8 1 £475 +26.66% 1
Buckinghamshire +2 1 £325 -10.95% 1
Milton Keynes -5 1 £325 - 1
Brighton - 1 £315 -
Cheshire - 1 £475 -
Southampton - 1 £375 -
East Sussex - 1 £315 - 1
Essex - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Lancashire - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - -

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 217 (83.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 213 (81.92%) SQL
2 213 (81.92%) Business Intelligence
3 210 (80.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 205 (78.85%) SQL Server
5 183 (70.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 119 (45.77%) Microsoft
7 114 (43.85%) T-SQL
8 111 (42.69%) Data Warehouse
9 92 (35.38%) OLAP
10 78 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 74 (28.46%) SharePoint
12 71 (27.31%) ETL
13 53 (20.38%) SQL Server 2012
14 51 (19.62%) .NET
15 47 (18.08%) Data Modelling
16 46 (17.69%) MS Excel
17 44 (16.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 43 (16.54%) Team Foundation Server
19 42 (16.15%) C#
20 37 (14.23%) PowerPivot
21 33 (12.69%) Finance
21 33 (12.69%) Agile Software Development
22 31 (11.92%) PerformancePoint
22 31 (11.92%) OLAP Cube
23 30 (11.54%) Kimball Methodology
24 29 (11.15%) ASP.NET
25 28 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
26 27 (10.38%) Security Cleared
27 25 (9.62%) SC Cleared

MDX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 74 (28.46%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (2.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.77%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.38%) TPMS
5 1 (0.38%) SAS
5 1 (0.38%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 46 (17.69%) MS Excel
2 37 (14.23%) PowerPivot
3 8 (3.08%) MS Office
4 2 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.08%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.15%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.77%) Primavera
3 2 (0.77%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.77%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (0.77%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.38%) Kerberos
1 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (83.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 210 (80.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 205 (78.85%) SQL Server
4 183 (70.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 111 (42.69%) Data Warehouse
6 92 (35.38%) OLAP
7 78 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 53 (20.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 44 (16.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 31 (11.92%) PerformancePoint
10 31 (11.92%) OLAP Cube
11 21 (8.08%) Microsoft Power View
12 17 (6.54%) SQL Server 2005
13 16 (6.15%) QlikView
14 8 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (3.08%) Relational Database
15 7 (2.69%) Star Schema
16 6 (2.31%) Data Mining
16 6 (2.31%) Spotfire
16 6 (2.31%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 43 (16.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (5.77%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.77%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.77%) ERwin
4 1 (0.38%) Subversion
4 1 (0.38%) JIRA
4 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 33 (12.69%) Finance
2 17 (6.54%) Advertising
2 17 (6.54%) Retail
3 14 (5.38%) Investment Banking
3 14 (5.38%) Banking
4 8 (3.08%) Marketing
5 7 (2.69%) Legal
6 5 (1.92%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.77%) Front Office
7 2 (0.77%) Law
8 1 (0.38%) Publishing
8 1 (0.38%) Games
8 1 (0.38%) Billing
8 1 (0.38%) Back Office
8 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 209 (80.38%) Developer
2 115 (44.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 62 (23.85%) SQL Developer
4 38 (14.62%) Business Developer
5 32 (12.31%) Microsoft Developer
6 26 (10.00%) Consultant
7 23 (8.85%) Analyst
8 22 (8.46%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 10 (3.85%) Analyst Developer
9 10 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 10 (3.85%) Microsoft Consultant
9 10 (3.85%) Database Developer
10 8 (3.08%) Microsoft BI Consultant
10 8 (3.08%) SQL Server Developer
11 7 (2.69%) Business Consultant
11 7 (2.69%) SQL DBA
11 7 (2.69%) DBA
11 7 (2.69%) SQL Server Consultant
12 6 (2.31%) Report Developer
12 6 (2.31%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (19.62%) .NET
2 29 (11.15%) ASP.NET
3 17 (6.54%) XML
4 11 (4.23%) Web Services
5 5 (1.92%) HTML
5 5 (1.92%) CSS
6 3 (1.15%) WCF
6 3 (1.15%) jQuery
6 3 (1.15%) Akka
7 2 (0.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.77%) HTML5
7 2 (0.77%) Highcharts JS
8 1 (0.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.38%) REST
8 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 1 (0.38%) LINQ
8 1 (0.38%) COM
8 1 (0.38%) Flash
8 1 (0.38%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.00%) Data Structures
3 12 (4.62%) Data Integration
4 10 (3.85%) Visualisation
5 8 (3.08%) Fixed Income
6 6 (2.31%) N-Tier
6 6 (2.31%) NHS
7 4 (1.54%) User Experience
8 3 (1.15%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.15%) Equities
8 3 (1.15%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.77%) Statistics
9 2 (0.77%) Clustering
9 2 (0.77%) Replication
10 1 (0.38%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.38%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.38%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.08%) Windows
2 9 (3.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (2.31%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (81.92%) Business Intelligence
2 71 (27.31%) ETL
3 47 (18.08%) Data Modelling
4 33 (12.69%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (11.54%) Kimball Methodology
6 21 (8.08%) Migration
7 16 (6.15%) Data Management
7 16 (6.15%) Performance Tuning
8 15 (5.77%) Analytics
9 13 (5.00%) ITIL
10 11 (4.23%) Service Delivery
11 10 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (3.85%) Dimensional Modelling
12 9 (3.46%) ITIL V3
13 8 (3.08%) Data Migration
13 8 (3.08%) Project Management
14 7 (2.69%) Master Data Management
14 7 (2.69%) Inmon Methodology
15 6 (2.31%) PRINCE2
15 6 (2.31%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 213 (81.92%) SQL
2 114 (43.85%) T-SQL
3 42 (16.15%) C#
4 22 (8.46%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 16 (6.15%) VBA
6 9 (3.46%) X++
7 8 (3.08%) C
7 8 (3.08%) VBScript
7 8 (3.08%) VB
7 8 (3.08%) VB.NET
8 6 (2.31%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.92%) Java
9 5 (1.92%) R
10 4 (1.54%) C++
11 3 (1.15%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.15%) Scala
12 2 (0.77%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.77%) Python
12 2 (0.77%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.77%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 27 (10.38%) Security Cleared
2 25 (9.62%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.92%) MCITP
4 3 (1.15%) MCSE
4 3 (1.15%) Degree
5 2 (0.77%) MBA
5 2 (0.77%) MCTS
6 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.38%) CFA
6 1 (0.38%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.08%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.92%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 119 (45.77%) Microsoft
2 23 (8.85%) Oracle
2 23 (8.85%) Tableau
3 11 (4.23%) SAP
4 4 (1.54%) Cognos
4 4 (1.54%) TIBCO
5 3 (1.15%) Business Objects
6 2 (0.77%) Sage
6 2 (0.77%) Teradata
6 2 (0.77%) Nintex
6 2 (0.77%) RedPrairie
6 2 (0.77%) Sybase
6 2 (0.77%) Sun
6 2 (0.77%) CA
6 2 (0.77%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.38%) Informatica
7 1 (0.38%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.38%) IBM
7 1 (0.38%) Birst
7 1 (0.38%) Google
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
East Sussex
Ashdown IT
Rate: £17 - £21 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 Daily
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Hertfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £320 - £370 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago