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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 116 104 95
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Contract jobs citing MDX 6 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.53% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.96% 2.14% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 12
Average daily rate
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£368 £313 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.60% -1.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £262 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £360 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.00
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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
626 561 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.71% 24.78% 28.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 311 280
Average daily rate £350 £320 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £236 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 24
Average hourly rate £34.20 £32.50 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.23% +26.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £11.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £32.50 £51.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 1 April 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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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 -6 4 £425 +58.87% 3
Walsall - - - -
MDX
England

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 14 (87.50%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (81.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (81.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (81.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (62.50%) T-SQL
4 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
5 7 (43.75%) PowerPivot
5 7 (43.75%) OLAP
6 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Power View
7 5 (31.25%) OLAP Cube
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
7 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
7 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (31.25%) Finance
8 4 (25.00%) C#
8 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 4 (25.00%) .NET
8 4 (25.00%) Oracle
8 4 (25.00%) Advertising
9 3 (18.75%) Hyperion Planning
9 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (18.75%) Analytics
9 3 (18.75%) Data Analytics
9 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (18.75%) VBScript
9 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
9 3 (18.75%) Hyperion
9 3 (18.75%) Essbase
10 2 (12.50%) ETL

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 13 (81.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 13 (81.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 7 (43.75%) OLAP
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Power View
5 5 (31.25%) OLAP Cube
5 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (18.75%) Essbase
7 1 (6.25%) QlikView
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Advertising
3 1 (6.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Data Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Applications Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft BI Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Report Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
6 1 (6.25%) Business Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
1 1 (6.25%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (18.75%) Analytics
2 3 (18.75%) Data Analytics
2 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
3 2 (12.50%) ETL
3 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.25%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (6.25%) Master Data Management
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) T-SQL
3 4 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (18.75%) VBScript
5 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) MCTS
1 1 (6.25%) MCITP
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (18.75%) Hyperion
4 1 (6.25%) Tableau
4 1 (6.25%) MicroStrategy
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