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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 116 89 103
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +14
Contract jobs citing MDX 7 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.61% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.10% 2.15% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 7
Average daily rate
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£300 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £273 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £403 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £190.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- +638.43%
MDX
England

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
638 606 541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.11% 28.26% 23.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 371 297
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 17
Average hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £16.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £175.00 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MDX across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

MDX Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 August 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -2 5 £294 -25.39% 1
Solihull - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
MDX
England

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 21 (84.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 20 (80.00%) SQL
2 20 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (48.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (44.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (44.00%) PerformancePoint
5 11 (44.00%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (36.00%) SharePoint
6 9 (36.00%) T-SQL
6 9 (36.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (36.00%) PowerPivot
7 7 (28.00%) Business Analysis
7 7 (28.00%) OLAP
7 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio
8 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (20.00%) Finance
10 4 (16.00%) ETL
10 4 (16.00%) Kimball Methodology
11 3 (12.00%) ERP
12 2 (8.00%) OLTP
12 2 (8.00%) DTS
12 2 (8.00%) Migration
12 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (8.00%) Data Extraction
12 2 (8.00%) Change Control
12 2 (8.00%) Relational Database

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9 (36.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (36.00%) PowerPivot
2 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (84.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (48.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (44.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (44.00%) PerformancePoint
4 11 (44.00%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (36.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (28.00%) OLAP
7 2 (8.00%) OLTP
7 2 (8.00%) DTS
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
8 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Report Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) DBA
5 2 (8.00%) SQL DBA
5 2 (8.00%) Report Writer
5 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server BI Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Report Developer
6 1 (4.00%) ETL Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (28.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (16.00%) ETL
4 4 (16.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (12.00%) ERP
6 2 (8.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Change Control
6 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Data Transformation
7 1 (4.00%) Test Strategy
7 1 (4.00%) Network Architecture
7 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
7 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.00%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) SQL
2 9 (36.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) VBScript
3 1 (4.00%) VB
3 1 (4.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) SAP
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