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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 110 112 97
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Contract jobs citing MDX 7 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.20% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.23% 0.79% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £331 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £424 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £356
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £190.00
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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
570 634 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.92% 25.04% 27.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 360 361
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 £200 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £445 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 7
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £33.55 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 +5 2 - - 2
Coventry - 2 £350 -
Solihull - 2 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £400 -
MDX
England

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (40.00%) PowerPivot
6 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (30.00%) ETL
6 3 (30.00%) C#
6 3 (30.00%) .NET
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (20.00%) Advertising
7 2 (20.00%) OLAP
7 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
8 1 (10.00%) Line Management
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (10.00%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (10.00%) SDLC
8 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (30.00%) 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 Analysis Services
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (20.00%) OLAP
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (10.00%) HOLAP
5 1 (10.00%) QlikView
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (10.00%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (10.00%) MOLAP
5 1 (10.00%) ROLAP
5 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Advertising
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Applications Developer
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
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 7 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) ETL
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (30.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Cognos