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 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 465 422 360
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -62
Contract jobs citing MDX 126 167 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.31% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.87% 1.15% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 116 155
Average daily rate
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£405 £400 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -5.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £528 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.68% +0.76%
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
14472 14509 12580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.34% 27.23% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9423 9255 7928
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 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 226 331
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.99 £16.87 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £55.00 £43.75
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 31 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 31 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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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 -49 116 £410 +2.50% 63
London -4 76 £425 -5.55% 26
City of London +7 34 £450 -10.00% 16
South East -34 15 £340 +11.47% 12
Wales 0 10 £301 -24.75%
West Sussex - 7 £213 - 2
West Midlands -14 6 £368 +17.60% 6
South West -13 5 £330 +20.00% 1
North West -16 5 £425 +49.12% 5
Birmingham -5 4 £425 +58.87% 2
Yorkshire -8 4 £363 +16.00% 9
West Yorkshire -9 4 £363 - 8
Bristol - 4 £330 -
Leeds -6 3 £363 - 6
East Midlands -9 3 £350 +1.81% 1
South Wales +4 2 - -
East of England +1 2 £438 +6.06% 2
Nottinghamshire -4 2 £350 +6.06%
Manchester -11 2 £413 +87.50% 1
Surrey - 2 £445 -
Hertfordshire +3 1 £475 +26.66%
Leicestershire +1 1 - -
Milton Keynes -1 1 £325 -40.90% 1
Cheshire -4 1 £475 +35.71% 2
Berkshire -9 1 - - 7
Buckinghamshire -10 1 £325 -10.95% 1
Nottingham -14 1 - -
Brighton - 1 £315 -
Southampton - 1 £375 -
East Sussex - 1 £315 -

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 212 (83.14%) Business Intelligence
2 210 (82.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 205 (80.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 199 (78.04%) SQL
5 197 (77.25%) SQL Server
6 176 (69.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 106 (41.57%) Microsoft
8 104 (40.78%) T-SQL
9 102 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
10 93 (36.47%) OLAP
11 85 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
12 74 (29.02%) ETL
13 66 (25.88%) SharePoint
14 51 (20.00%) .NET
15 47 (18.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 47 (18.43%) SQL Server 2012
16 45 (17.65%) MS Excel
17 44 (17.25%) Data Modelling
18 40 (15.69%) C#
19 37 (14.51%) Finance
20 35 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
21 33 (12.94%) PowerPivot
21 33 (12.94%) OLAP Cube
22 32 (12.55%) Kimball Methodology
23 31 (12.16%) ASP.NET
24 29 (11.37%) PerformancePoint
25 26 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
26 25 (9.80%) Security Cleared
27 24 (9.41%) Oracle
27 24 (9.41%) Migration

MDX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 66 (25.88%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.75%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.78%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.39%) TPMS
5 1 (0.39%) SAS
5 1 (0.39%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 45 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 33 (12.94%) PowerPivot
3 9 (3.53%) MS Office
4 4 (1.57%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.14%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.18%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (1.18%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (0.78%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.78%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.18%) SAN
2 1 (0.39%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (82.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 205 (80.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 197 (77.25%) SQL Server
4 176 (69.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 102 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
6 93 (36.47%) OLAP
7 85 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 47 (18.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 47 (18.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 33 (12.94%) OLAP Cube
10 29 (11.37%) PerformancePoint
11 20 (7.84%) SQL Server 2005
12 16 (6.27%) QlikView
13 15 (5.88%) Microsoft Power View
14 9 (3.53%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (3.14%) Relational Database
16 7 (2.75%) Crystal Reports
17 6 (2.35%) Star Schema
17 6 (2.35%) Spotfire
17 6 (2.35%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 35 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (5.49%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.78%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.78%) ERwin
3 2 (0.78%) LSMW
4 1 (0.39%) Subversion
4 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 37 (14.51%) Finance
2 18 (7.06%) Banking
3 16 (6.27%) Advertising
3 16 (6.27%) Investment Banking
4 15 (5.88%) Retail
5 10 (3.92%) Legal
6 7 (2.75%) Marketing
7 5 (1.96%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.78%) Law
8 2 (0.78%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.78%) Front Office
8 2 (0.78%) Games
9 1 (0.39%) Billing
9 1 (0.39%) Back Office
9 1 (0.39%) Automotive
9 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 206 (80.78%) Developer
2 114 (44.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 59 (23.14%) SQL Developer
4 36 (14.12%) Business Developer
5 32 (12.55%) Microsoft Developer
6 23 (9.02%) Consultant
7 21 (8.24%) Analyst
8 20 (7.84%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 11 (4.31%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 9 (3.53%) Microsoft Consultant
10 9 (3.53%) SQL Server Developer
10 9 (3.53%) Database Developer
11 8 (3.14%) Report Developer
12 7 (2.75%) SQL Server Consultant
12 7 (2.75%) Microsoft BI Consultant
12 7 (2.75%) Analyst Developer
12 7 (2.75%) Senior Developer
13 6 (2.35%) Architect
13 6 (2.35%) Business Analyst
14 5 (1.96%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (20.00%) .NET
2 31 (12.16%) ASP.NET
3 17 (6.67%) XML
4 12 (4.71%) Web Services
5 5 (1.96%) HTML
5 5 (1.96%) CSS
6 3 (1.18%) WCF
6 3 (1.18%) jQuery
6 3 (1.18%) Akka
7 2 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.78%) HTML5
7 2 (0.78%) Highcharts JS
8 1 (0.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.39%) REST
8 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 1 (0.39%) LINQ
8 1 (0.39%) COM
8 1 (0.39%) Flash
8 1 (0.39%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.31%) Data Structures
3 10 (3.92%) Data Integration
4 8 (3.14%) Visualisation
4 8 (3.14%) Fixed Income
5 7 (2.75%) N-Tier
6 6 (2.35%) NHS
7 4 (1.57%) User Experience
8 3 (1.18%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.18%) Equities
8 3 (1.18%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.78%) Statistics
9 2 (0.78%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.78%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.78%) Replication
10 1 (0.39%) Online Games
10 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.39%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.24%) Windows
2 7 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (2.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (83.14%) Business Intelligence
2 74 (29.02%) ETL
3 44 (17.25%) Data Modelling
4 32 (12.55%) Kimball Methodology
5 26 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (9.41%) Migration
7 18 (7.06%) Analytics
8 14 (5.49%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (5.10%) Data Management
10 12 (4.71%) Service Delivery
11 11 (4.31%) ITIL
12 10 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (3.92%) Dimensional Modelling
12 10 (3.92%) Data Migration
13 9 (3.53%) Inmon Methodology
14 8 (3.14%) Project Management
15 7 (2.75%) ITIL V3
16 6 (2.35%) PRINCE2
16 6 (2.35%) Web Design
17 5 (1.96%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 199 (78.04%) SQL
2 104 (40.78%) T-SQL
3 40 (15.69%) C#
4 19 (7.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 16 (6.27%) VBA
6 10 (3.92%) VBScript
7 9 (3.53%) VB
8 7 (2.75%) VB.NET
8 7 (2.75%) X++
9 6 (2.35%) JavaScript
9 6 (2.35%) C
10 5 (1.96%) Java
11 4 (1.57%) C++
11 4 (1.57%) R
12 3 (1.18%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
12 3 (1.18%) Scala
13 2 (0.78%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.78%) Python
13 2 (0.78%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 23 (9.02%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.35%) MCITP
4 3 (1.18%) MCTS
4 3 (1.18%) Degree
4 3 (1.18%) MCSE
5 2 (0.78%) MBA
6 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.39%) CFA
6 1 (0.39%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (2.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.39%) Control-M
Vendors
1 106 (41.57%) Microsoft
2 24 (9.41%) Oracle
3 22 (8.63%) Tableau
4 14 (5.49%) SAP
5 6 (2.35%) Business Objects
6 5 (1.96%) Cognos
7 4 (1.57%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.18%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.78%) Sybase
9 2 (0.78%) Primavera
9 2 (0.78%) Teradata
9 2 (0.78%) Sage
9 2 (0.78%) Sun
9 2 (0.78%) CA
9 2 (0.78%) Nintex
9 2 (0.78%) Lattice Semiconductor
9 2 (0.78%) RedPrairie
10 1 (0.39%) Birst
10 1 (0.39%) Google
10 1 (0.39%) Ab Initio
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Conspicuous
Rate: From £300 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Connectus
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
X4 Group
Rate: £325 - 375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Merseyside
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Laptop
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £680.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago