The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
England / South East
Rank 237 262 252
Rank change year-on-year +25 -10  
Contract jobs citing MDX 4 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.051% 0.065% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.28% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 11
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 the South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2074 2177 2313
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 26.41% 23.67% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1253 1457 1341
Median daily rate £400 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.67% +1.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 51 54
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £60.62 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

MDX
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

MDX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MDX in the South East

MDX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MDX in the South East

MDX
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MDX within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Berkshire +27 3 £400 -
Surrey - 1 - -
MDX
England

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 South East region with a requirement for MDX.

1 11 (91.67%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (50.00%) SQL
5 6 (50.00%) T-SQL
6 5 (41.67%) OLAP
6 5 (41.67%) ETL
7 4 (33.33%) Finance
7 4 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (33.33%) Power BI
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (25.00%) OLAP Cube
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
9 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
9 2 (16.67%) Advertising
9 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
9 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
10 1 (8.33%) Tableau
10 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
10 1 (8.33%) PowerPivot
10 1 (8.33%) Data Validation

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (41.67%) OLAP
5 4 (33.33%) Power BI
6 3 (25.00%) OLAP Cube
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (8.33%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (8.33%) Lumira
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (8.33%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (8.33%) PowerPivot
7 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) SSIS Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Business Developer
3 3 (25.00%) SQL BI Developer
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (25.00%) SSAS Developer
3 3 (25.00%) SSRS Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) ETL Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft BI Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Azure Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Azure Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Cognos Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Power BI Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Microsoft Developer
5 1 (8.33%) TM1 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) OLE
1 1 (8.33%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (41.67%) ETL
3 4 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) Data Validation
5 1 (8.33%) Economics
5 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
5 1 (8.33%) Inmon Methodology
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
5 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
1 6 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Cognos
2 1 (8.33%) Infor
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Tableau