The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 110 107 94
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing MDX 6 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.49% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.11% 2.02% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 6
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£345 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 - £190.00
MDX
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
542 593 538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.55% 24.21% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 341 311
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 8
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £34.50 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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
Birmingham +1 3 £345 +22.66% 4
Coventry - 1 £325 - 1
Solihull - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £400 -
MDX
England

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
3 8 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (70.00%) T-SQL
4 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) PowerPivot
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Power View
6 3 (30.00%) .NET
6 3 (30.00%) C#
6 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (20.00%) Advertising
7 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (20.00%) ETL
7 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
8 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (10.00%) Degree
8 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
8 1 (10.00%) HOLAP
8 1 (10.00%) QlikView
8 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) PowerPivot
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Power View
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (10.00%) HOLAP
6 1 (10.00%) QlikView
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (10.00%) MOLAP
6 1 (10.00%) ROLAP
6 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (10.00%) OLAP
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Advertising
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Data Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Applications Developer
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Report Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Report Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (30.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Cognos
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