Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 21 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)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 201 223
Rank change year-on-year +8 +22 -23
Contract jobs citing MDX 8 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.14% 0.34% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 1.20% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 11
North West median daily rate £350 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +42.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £302 £315 £275
90th Percentile £438 £548 £438
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
North West median hourly rate - - £33.50
England median hourly rate £21.50 - £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 the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1819 1910 2016
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 31.71% 28.01% 23.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1239 1337 1259
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -0.64% +11.43%
10th Percentile £299 £275 £275
90th Percentile £538 £500 £538
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 26 68
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +0.98%
10th Percentile £18.53 £15.38 £16.16
90th Percentile £50.51 £44.88 £47.33
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

MDX
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing MDX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for MDX in the North West

MDX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MDX in the North West

MDX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MDX in the North West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MDX in the North West

MDX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MDX in the North West

MDX
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MDX within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +26 4 £363 +3.57%
Cheshire -15 1 £300 -40.00% 1
Lancashire - 1 £338 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £450 -
MDX
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 North West region with a requirement for MDX.

1 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (62.50%) Power BI
3 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (37.50%) ETL
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 3 (37.50%) Tableau
6 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (25.00%) ETL Development
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (25.00%) QlikView
7 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (12.50%) Local Government
7 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (12.50%) Retail
7 1 (12.50%) Citrix
7 1 (12.50%) Symantec
7 1 (12.50%) OLTP
7 1 (12.50%) VBA
7 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
7 1 (12.50%) OLAP

MDX
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (62.50%) Power BI
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 2 (25.00%) QlikView
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (12.50%) OLAP
5 1 (12.50%) OLTP
5 1 (12.50%) PowerPivot
5 1 (12.50%) SAP HANA
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) SSDT
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
1 1 (12.50%) Law
1 1 (12.50%) Local Government
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Developer
4 2 (25.00%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Administrator
5 1 (12.50%) Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (12.50%) DBA
5 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 1 (12.50%) ETL Developer
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (12.50%) SSIS Developer
5 1 (12.50%) SSRS Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) FMCG
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) ETL Development
3 2 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (12.50%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (12.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Tableau
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) RedGate
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec