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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 105 97 100
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing MDX 13 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.54% 0.41% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.21% 1.53% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 8
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 £276 £394 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £400 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.73
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
587 524 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.25% 26.69% 23.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 294 293
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 £255 £230 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 19
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 £19.50 £25.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.90 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
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
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 25 July 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 25 July 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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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 -2 5 £281 -29.68% 1
Solihull - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
MDX
England

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 22 (84.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 21 (80.77%) SQL
3 19 (73.08%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
5 13 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (42.31%) PerformancePoint
7 11 (42.31%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (34.62%) SharePoint
8 9 (34.62%) T-SQL
8 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (34.62%) PowerPivot
9 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio
9 7 (26.92%) Business Analysis
10 6 (23.08%) OLAP
10 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
10 6 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (19.23%) Finance
11 5 (19.23%) ETL
12 4 (15.38%) Kimball Methodology
13 3 (11.54%) Migration
13 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (11.54%) DTS
13 3 (11.54%) ERP
14 2 (7.69%) OLTP
14 2 (7.69%) VBScript
14 2 (7.69%) VB
14 2 (7.69%) Law
14 2 (7.69%) Data Security

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (34.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) PowerPivot
2 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (84.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
3 13 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (42.31%) PerformancePoint
5 11 (42.31%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (23.08%) OLAP
8 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (11.54%) DTS
9 2 (7.69%) OLTP
9 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
10 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Law
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Report Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) SQL Developer
5 3 (11.54%) SQL DBA
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (11.54%) DBA
6 2 (7.69%) Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Report Writer
6 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Server BI Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Report Developer
7 1 (3.85%) ETL Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Programmer
7 1 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Data Extraction
2 1 (3.85%) NHS
2 1 (3.85%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (26.92%) Business Analysis
3 6 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (19.23%) ETL
5 4 (15.38%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (11.54%) ERP
6 3 (11.54%) Migration
7 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
7 2 (7.69%) Network Architecture
7 2 (7.69%) Change Control
7 2 (7.69%) Data Security
7 2 (7.69%) Data Transformation
8 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Test Strategy
8 1 (3.85%) Dimensional Modelling
8 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.85%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) SQL
2 9 (34.62%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.69%) VBScript
3 2 (7.69%) VB
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) SAP
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