The first table below looks at the demand for MDX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MDX over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Wales region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 72 46 59
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +13
Contract jobs citing MDX 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.13% 0.98% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 6.10% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £475 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £388 £338
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.73
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
223 82 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 28.09% 16.11% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 59 89
Average daily rate £375 £317 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.48% +0.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £41.38 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.21% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.28 £35.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
MDX
UK

MDX
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

MDX Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

MDX
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

MDX Daily Rate Trend in Wales

MDX
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MDX within the Wales region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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
South Wales -24 1 - -
MDX
UK

MDX
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (100.00%) ETL
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) OLAP
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Star Schema
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) DataStage
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Degree

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) OLAP
1 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 3 (75.00%) Star Schema
2 3 (75.00%) DataStage
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ETL
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft