The table below looks at the statistics for Crystal Reports skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Crystal Reports over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Crystal Reports
Rank 73 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Crystal Reports 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.21% 0.39% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.55% 1.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £475 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £328
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.04 £16.00 £17.48
% change year-on-year
+6.46% -8.44%
Crystal Reports
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
129 176 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.67% 22.83% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 112 112
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £36.00 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +109.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £36.00 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £36.00 £66.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

Crystal Reports
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Crystal Reports across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Crystal Reports Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Crystal Reports
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Crystal Reports across the Cheshire region.

Crystal Reports Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Crystal Reports
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Crystal Reports across the Cheshire region.

Crystal Reports Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Crystal Reports
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Crystal Reports also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Crystal Reports.

1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 6 (75.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (62.50%) XSLT
4 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (25.00%) Retail Banking
6 2 (25.00%) Banking
6 2 (25.00%) Retail
6 2 (25.00%) Relational Database

Crystal Reports
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Crystal Reports also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Crystal Reports. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Analyst Developer
3 4 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (37.50%) .NET Analyst Programmer
4 3 (37.50%) .NET Programmer
4 3 (37.50%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (37.50%) C# Programmer
4 3 (37.50%) Programmer
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Programmer
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Senior Programme Analyst
6 1 (12.50%) Senior Programmer
6 1 (12.50%) Senior SQL Programmer
6 1 (12.50%) T-SQL Developer
6 1 (12.50%) T-SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) XSLT
3 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft