The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for MDX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MDX over the 3 months to 27 June 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 / Manchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 - 84
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing MDX 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.29% - 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.95% - 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £363 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.00

MDX is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 423 448 336
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 30.24% 25.07% 22.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 313 230
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

MDX
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing MDX as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for MDX in Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MDX in Manchester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MDX in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MDX in Manchester

MDX
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MDX within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
Bolton - 2 £363 -
Salford - 1 - -
Stockport - 1 - -
MDX
North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for MDX.

1 10 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (80.00%) SQL
4 6 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (50.00%) ETL
5 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (50.00%) Power BI
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (30.00%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (20.00%) OLAP
8 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (20.00%) Tableau
8 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (20.00%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (10.00%) Data Transformation
9 1 (10.00%) ETL Development
9 1 (10.00%) SAP HANA
9 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (10.00%) Retail
9 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (10.00%) QlikView
9 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
9 1 (10.00%) FMCG
9 1 (10.00%) SAP
9 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (50.00%) Power BI
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) OLAP
6 2 (20.00%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (10.00%) QlikView
7 1 (10.00%) SAP HANA
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 3 (30.00%) SSIS Developer
3 3 (30.00%) SSRS Developer
4 2 (20.00%) ETL Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft BI Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (20.00%) SSAS Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (50.00%) ETL
3 3 (30.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Data Transformation
5 1 (10.00%) ETL Development
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Tableau
3 1 (10.00%) SAP