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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Crystal Reports over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Crystal Reports
Rank 150 142 122
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -20
Contract jobs citing Crystal Reports 14 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.29% 0.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.53% 1.31% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
Median daily rate £120 £310 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.29% +7.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £298 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £425 £298
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £20.50 - £11.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+20.58% +30.76%
Crystal Reports
England

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
913 837 675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.64% 22.17% 22.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 536 374
Median daily rate £375 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £352 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.53% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 18 16
Median hourly rate £24.00 £33.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +69.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £19.00 £10.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £57.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £28.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% +12.50%

Crystal Reports
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Crystal Reports as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Crystal Reports across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Crystal Reports Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Crystal Reports within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Lancashire -3 6 - - 1
Manchester -6 6 £120 - 3
Cheshire -4 1 £225 -27.41% 1
Merseyside -5 1 - -
Crystal Reports
England

Crystal Reports
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Crystal Reports 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 Crystal Reports.

1 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) ERP
3 8 (40.00%) .NET
4 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (30.00%) VB
5 6 (30.00%) SAP
6 5 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (25.00%) Finance
7 4 (20.00%) Migration
7 4 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
7 4 (20.00%) Analytics
7 4 (20.00%) SAP BW
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (20.00%) ETL
7 4 (20.00%) MS Office
7 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
7 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
8 3 (15.00%) Cognos
8 3 (15.00%) CODA
8 3 (15.00%) ServiceNow
8 3 (15.00%) Qlik Sense
8 3 (15.00%) Maconomy
8 3 (15.00%) Concur
9 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
9 2 (10.00%) JavaScript

Crystal Reports
Top Related 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 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
1 4 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Business One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (20.00%) SAP BW
4 3 (15.00%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (5.00%) SAP BI
5 1 (5.00%) SAP HANA
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) SQL Developer
3 6 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Crystal Reports Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Report Developer
6 2 (10.00%) ERP Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Excel Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Report Writer
6 2 (10.00%) SSRS Report Writer
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (5.00%) HTML Developer
7 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Progress Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Report Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) jQuery
2 1 (5.00%) JSON
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) FMCG
1 1 (5.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) ERP
2 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (20.00%) Analytics
3 4 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 4 (20.00%) ETL
3 4 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) VB
3 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (10.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) SAP
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) CODA
3 3 (15.00%) Cognos
3 3 (15.00%) Concur
3 3 (15.00%) Maconomy
3 3 (15.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Progress
4 1 (5.00%) Tableau