The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the North West region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Crystal Reports
Rank 119 105 113
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Contract jobs citing Crystal Reports 16 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 0.50% 0.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.64% 2.09% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 11
Average daily rate £275 £350 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +75.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £210 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £350 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
-2.69% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £12.50 £31.21 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.94% -8.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.40 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -59.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
606 573 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.15% 23.77% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 282 358
Average daily rate £340 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 36
Average hourly rate £42.50 £29.96 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.85% +33.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.47 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £157.50 £82.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
Crystal Reports
England

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
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 17 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Crystal Reports within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 6 £275 - 2
Cheshire -16 4 - -
Merseyside +2 3 £350 - 2
Manchester -12 2 £325 +85.71% 8
Crystal Reports
England

Crystal Reports
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) SAP
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (25.00%) Business Objects
4 5 (20.83%) .NET
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (16.67%) Veeam
5 4 (16.67%) Becrypt
5 4 (16.67%) MS Office
5 4 (16.67%) C#
5 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (16.67%) Adobe
5 4 (16.67%) Citrix
5 4 (16.67%) ERP
5 4 (16.67%) CA
5 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 4 (16.67%) Symantec
5 4 (16.67%) McAfee
5 4 (16.67%) Sophos
5 4 (16.67%) Validation
5 4 (16.67%) VMware
6 3 (12.50%) NHS
6 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 3 (12.50%) XML
6 3 (12.50%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (8.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
5 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.17%) OLAP
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.17%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.33%) T4 Templates
2 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.33%) Subversion
2 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Report Developer
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (8.33%) WPF Developer
3 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Crystal Reports Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Junior Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Business Objects Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Business Objects Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Cognos Developer
4 1 (4.17%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Business Objects Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) XML
2 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.33%) CSS
3 2 (8.33%) Web Services
3 2 (8.33%) Ajax
3 2 (8.33%) JSON
3 2 (8.33%) WCF
3 2 (8.33%) WPF
3 2 (8.33%) WF
3 2 (8.33%) LINQ
3 2 (8.33%) jQuery
3 2 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (8.33%) POCO
3 2 (8.33%) HTML
3 2 (8.33%) Classic ASP
4 1 (4.17%) ADO.NET
4 1 (4.17%) ODBC
4 1 (4.17%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) NHS
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) ERP
1 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Validation
1 4 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (8.33%) DSDM
2 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (4.17%) Scrum
3 1 (4.17%) B2B
3 1 (4.17%) B2C
3 1 (4.17%) MVVM
3 1 (4.17%) Data Transformation
3 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) C#
3 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (12.50%) VB
3 3 (12.50%) VB6
4 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (8.33%) VBScript
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) Delphi
5 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) SAP
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Business Objects
3 4 (16.67%) Veeam
3 4 (16.67%) Becrypt
3 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (16.67%) Symantec
3 4 (16.67%) McAfee
3 4 (16.67%) Sophos
3 4 (16.67%) VMware
3 4 (16.67%) Adobe
3 4 (16.67%) Citrix
3 4 (16.67%) CA
4 2 (8.33%) Epicor
4 2 (8.33%) Cognos
4 2 (8.33%) IBM
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) Sybase
5 1 (4.17%) Civica
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