Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for MDX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MDX over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 79 107
Rank change year-on-year -10 +28 -
Contract jobs citing MDX 1 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.075% 1.24% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 4.84% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 3
Cheshire median daily rate £300 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +42.86% -
10th Percentile £295 £313 £287
90th Percentile £305 £550 £413
North West median daily rate £350 £500 £350
% change year-on-year -30.00% +42.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £33.50
North West median hourly rate - - £33.50

MDX is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 340 372 493
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 25.51% 25.57% 23.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 283 357
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £299
90th Percentile £525 £500 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £389
% change year-on-year +3.23% -0.32% +11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 19
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.54% +82.89% -47.74%
10th Percentile £30.50 £31.25 £16.16
90th Percentile £38.75 £38.35 £34.60
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +0.98%

MDX
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing MDX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for MDX in Cheshire

MDX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MDX in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for MDX in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for MDX.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) OLTP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) RedGate
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SSDT

MDX
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) OLTP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SSDT
General
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Database Mirroring
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) RedGate
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec