Period
to 21 February 2018

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 6 months to 21 February 2018 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 > South East
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 366 349 375
Rank change year-on-year -17 +26 -25
Contract jobs citing MDX 7 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.042% 0.084% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.31% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 15
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £347 £355 £315
90th Percentile £475 £475 £625
England median daily rate £470 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +10.59% - +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year -38.57% - -

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 South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4,898 4,152 4,781
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.06% 26.74% 26.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,070 2,486 3,143
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £307 £281 £275
90th Percentile £575 £544 £525
England median daily rate £475 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 97 126
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +17.52%
10th Percentile £23.10 £19.50 £15.63
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.10 £55.55
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%

MDX
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing MDX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 21 February 2018. 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
Thames Valley -25 3 £450 +5.88%
East Sussex - 3 £388 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £450 -
Berkshire -22 1 £450 +5.88%
Surrey -29 1 - -
MDX
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MDX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for MDX.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (100.00%) Power BI
2 6 (85.71%) T-SQL
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 4 (57.14%) ETL
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (28.57%) OLAP
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Data Transformation
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (28.57%) ETL Development
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (14.29%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (14.29%) Analytics
6 1 (14.29%) Metadata Management
6 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio

MDX
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) Power BI
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (28.57%) OLAP
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (14.29%) Big Data
4 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (14.29%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (14.29%) OLTP
4 1 (14.29%) PowerPivot
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) SAP HANA
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (14.29%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) SQL BI Architect
2 1 (14.29%) SSAS Developer
2 1 (14.29%) SSIS Developer
2 1 (14.29%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) Data Transformation
3 2 (28.57%) ETL Development
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Metadata Management
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) T-SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Tableau