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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MDX over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 132 109 122
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +13
Contract jobs citing MDX 16 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.43% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.05% 1.97% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 2
Median daily rate £325 £356 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.77% +7.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £299 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £388 £356
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
-8.66% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
780 559 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.13% 22.03% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 355 344
Median daily rate £363 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £238 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 13
Median hourly rate £23.00 £31.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.80% +40.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.65 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.84 £34.20 £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

MDX
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing MDX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MDX within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -4 6 £325 -
Coventry -11 3 £325 -13.33% 1
Solihull 0 2 £298 -
Staffordshire -2 2 £500 +25.00%
MDX
England

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MDX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for MDX.

1 31 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 30 (96.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (80.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 24 (77.42%) SQL
4 24 (77.42%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (58.06%) T-SQL
6 17 (54.84%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
7 15 (48.39%) ETL
8 14 (45.16%) OLAP
9 13 (41.94%) Data Modelling
10 12 (38.71%) MS Excel
11 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
11 11 (35.48%) Kimball Methodology
12 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
13 5 (16.13%) Power BI
14 4 (12.90%) OLAP Cube
14 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
15 3 (9.68%) SAP
15 3 (9.68%) CRM
15 3 (9.68%) BusinessObjects
15 3 (9.68%) QlikView
15 3 (9.68%) BusinessObjects XI
15 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
15 3 (9.68%) Analytics
15 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
16 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
16 2 (6.45%) Visualisation
16 2 (6.45%) Data Analytics

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (38.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 30 (96.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (80.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 17 (54.84%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (45.16%) OLAP
6 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
7 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
8 5 (16.13%) Power BI
9 4 (12.90%) OLAP Cube
10 3 (9.68%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (9.68%) BusinessObjects XI
10 3 (9.68%) QlikView
10 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (6.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Power View
12 1 (3.23%) PowerPivot
12 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (83.87%) Developer
2 17 (54.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 7 (22.58%) Business Developer
4 7 (22.58%) ETL Developer
4 7 (22.58%) SSRS Developer
5 6 (19.35%) SQL Developer
5 6 (19.35%) SSIS Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 4 (12.90%) Consultant
6 4 (12.90%) SQL BI Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Report Developer
7 3 (9.68%) SSAS Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Microsoft BI Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Azure Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Consultant
9 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) NHS
1 2 (6.45%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (48.39%) ETL
3 13 (41.94%) Data Modelling
4 11 (35.48%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (9.68%) Analytics
5 3 (9.68%) CRM
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Data Analytics
6 2 (6.45%) Multidimensional Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.45%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.23%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (3.23%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Scrum
7 1 (3.23%) Use Case
7 1 (3.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) SQL
2 18 (58.06%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.23%) C#
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) Tableau