The table below looks at the statistics for Crystal Reports skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Crystal Reports over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Crystal Reports
Rank 129 120 116
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing Crystal Reports 14 12 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.42% 0.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.93% 2.03% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 15
Average daily rate
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£288 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £10.20 - £13.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.85 £17.13 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-30.82% -24.70%
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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 North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
725 591 819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.21% 20.62% 24.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 315 469
Average daily rate £325 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 34
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.57 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +86.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £20.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £42.11 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

Crystal Reports
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Crystal Reports Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Crystal Reports
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Crystal Reports Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Crystal Reports
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Crystal Reports Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Crystal Reports
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Crystal Reports within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire -3 8 £300 -7.69% 2
Manchester -12 4 £275 +10.00% 6
Cheshire -1 2 - - 2
Merseyside - - - -
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England

Crystal Reports
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 15 (46.88%) SAP
2 13 (40.63%) SQL
3 10 (31.25%) .NET
3 10 (31.25%) VMware
3 10 (31.25%) Citrix
4 9 (28.13%) Symantec
4 9 (28.13%) McAfee
4 9 (28.13%) Sophos
4 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
4 9 (28.13%) Adobe
4 9 (28.13%) CA
4 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
4 9 (28.13%) C#
4 9 (28.13%) Veeam
4 9 (28.13%) Becrypt
5 8 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (25.00%) WPF
6 7 (21.88%) Business Objects
6 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (21.88%) TDD
6 7 (21.88%) Scrum
6 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing
7 6 (18.75%) MVVM
7 6 (18.75%) Sybase
7 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (18.75%) Validation
7 6 (18.75%) Hibernate
8 5 (15.63%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
8 5 (15.63%) IBM

Crystal Reports
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (15.63%) MS Office
2 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (9.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
1 5 (15.63%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.13%) SAP BW
3 1 (3.13%) OLAP
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.13%) T4 Templates
2 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (3.13%) Subversion
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) .NET Developer
4 6 (18.75%) C# Developer
4 6 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (18.75%) WPF Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Analyst Developer
5 5 (15.63%) SQL Developer
6 4 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 4 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (9.38%) TM1 Developer
7 3 (9.38%) TM1 Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Cognos Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Report Developer
9 1 (3.13%) IT Support
9 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Specialist
9 1 (3.13%) Software Licensing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) .NET
2 8 (25.00%) WPF
3 6 (18.75%) Hibernate
4 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
4 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.25%) jQuery
5 2 (6.25%) Web Services
5 2 (6.25%) XML
6 1 (3.13%) ODBC
6 1 (3.13%) Ajax
6 1 (3.13%) NHibernate
6 1 (3.13%) CSS
6 1 (3.13%) ADO.NET
6 1 (3.13%) Classic ASP
6 1 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (3.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (3.13%) POCO
6 1 (3.13%) JSON
6 1 (3.13%) WCF
6 1 (3.13%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) NHS
1 1 (3.13%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (21.88%) TDD
1 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing
1 7 (21.88%) Scrum
2 6 (18.75%) Validation
2 6 (18.75%) MVVM
2 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (15.63%) DSDM
3 5 (15.63%) ERP
4 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.13%) MVC
5 1 (3.13%) Workflow
5 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.13%) Data Transformation
5 1 (3.13%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) SQL
2 9 (28.13%) C#
3 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.25%) VB
3 2 (6.25%) VB6
4 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.13%) VBA
4 1 (3.13%) VBScript
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) SAP
2 10 (31.25%) Citrix
2 10 (31.25%) VMware
3 9 (28.13%) Veeam
3 9 (28.13%) Becrypt
3 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
3 9 (28.13%) Adobe
3 9 (28.13%) CA
3 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
3 9 (28.13%) Symantec
3 9 (28.13%) McAfee
3 9 (28.13%) Sophos
4 7 (21.88%) Business Objects
5 6 (18.75%) Sybase
6 5 (15.63%) Cognos
6 5 (15.63%) IBM
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle
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