The first table below looks at the demand for MDX skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MDX over the 3 months to 16 April 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 West Midlands 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 100 96 99
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing MDX 13 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.54% 0.58% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.19% 2.22% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 4
Average daily rate £309 £305 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.22% -0.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £198 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £325 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 - £41.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
594 496 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.80% 26.29% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 262 274
Average daily rate £320 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 19
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +42.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
MDX
England

MDX
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

MDX Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

MDX
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

MDX Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

MDX
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MDX within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Solihull - 3 £338 -
Birmingham -14 2 £313 -2.34% 1
Walsall - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - - 1
Herefordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
MDX
England

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 20 (90.91%) SQL Server
1 20 (90.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 19 (86.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 18 (81.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (77.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (77.27%) SQL
5 16 (72.73%) T-SQL
6 14 (63.64%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
8 9 (40.91%) ETL
9 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
9 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (27.27%) Finance
10 6 (27.27%) OLAP
10 6 (27.27%) SLA
10 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (27.27%) Change Data Capture
10 6 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (27.27%) Spreadsheet
11 5 (22.73%) Kimball Methodology
11 5 (22.73%) PerformancePoint
12 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
12 3 (13.64%) OLTP
12 3 (13.64%) ERP
13 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
13 2 (9.09%) VB
13 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
13 2 (9.09%) Data Extraction
13 2 (9.09%) Law

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 6 (27.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (90.91%) SQL Server
1 20 (90.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 19 (86.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 18 (81.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (77.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (63.64%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (27.27%) OLAP
7 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (22.73%) PerformancePoint
9 3 (13.64%) OLTP
10 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
11 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (4.55%) DTS
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 2 (9.09%) Architect
2 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Developer
3 1 (4.55%) SQL DBA
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Data Manager
3 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Report Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Tester
3 1 (4.55%) Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) DBA
3 1 (4.55%) Programmer
3 1 (4.55%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Spring
1 1 (4.55%) WinForms
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) Classic ASP
1 1 (4.55%) CSS
1 1 (4.55%) DHTML
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Data Extraction
2 1 (4.55%) NHS
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (40.91%) ETL
3 6 (27.27%) Change Data Capture
3 6 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (22.73%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (13.64%) ERP
6 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Change Control
7 1 (4.55%) Data Transformation
7 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
7 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.55%) Data Management
7 1 (4.55%) Document Management
7 1 (4.55%) Migration
7 1 (4.55%) Network Architecture
7 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
7 1 (4.55%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) SQL
2 16 (72.73%) T-SQL
3 2 (9.09%) VB
4 1 (4.55%) VB6
4 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.55%) VBScript
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
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