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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 103 91 106
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +15
Contract jobs citing MDX 11 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.38% 0.099%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.97% 1.49% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 1
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£340 £305 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% +1.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £331
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -4.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
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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
557 536 557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.94% 25.13% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 321 292
Average daily rate £371 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 21
Average hourly rate £28.69 £24.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.54% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Solihull +4 2 £400 +29.03%
Birmingham -7 1 - -
Walsall - - - -
MDX
England

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 10 (71.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (50.00%) OLAP
6 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
7 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
7 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 5 (35.71%) Oracle
7 5 (35.71%) Finance
8 4 (28.57%) Essbase
8 4 (28.57%) Hyperion Planning
8 4 (28.57%) PowerPivot
8 4 (28.57%) Data Analytics
8 4 (28.57%) Analytics
8 4 (28.57%) OLAP Cube
8 4 (28.57%) Hyperion
8 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (28.57%) C#
8 4 (28.57%) VBScript
9 3 (21.43%) .NET
9 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
9 3 (21.43%) Advertising
9 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Power View
9 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) PowerPivot
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (50.00%) OLAP
4 4 (28.57%) Essbase
4 4 (28.57%) OLAP Cube
4 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Power View
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (7.14%) DTS
7 1 (7.14%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Advertising
3 1 (7.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
5 2 (14.29%) SQL DBA
5 2 (14.29%) DBA
6 1 (7.14%) Business Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Report Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft BI Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Replication
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (28.57%) Data Analytics
2 4 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (7.14%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 4 (28.57%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) VBScript
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (7.14%) XQuery
5 1 (7.14%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Hyperion
3 1 (7.14%) MicroStrategy