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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Crystal Reports
Rank 139 109 126
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +17
Contract jobs citing Crystal Reports 12 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% 0.70% 0.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.48% 3.45% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -25.71%
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
813 609 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.39% 20.17% 22.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 328 295
Average daily rate £375 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 10
Average hourly rate £33.00 £23.15 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.54% -42.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £11.10 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £46.00 £58.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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
Cheshire -2 8 £300 - 2
Merseyside -12 2 - - 1
Lancashire -3 1 - -
Manchester -15 1 - - 2
Crystal Reports
England

Crystal Reports
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 11 (52.38%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (38.10%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (38.10%) Oracle
3 8 (38.10%) Business Objects
3 8 (38.10%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (38.10%) QlikView
4 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (33.33%) ETL
4 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (23.81%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 5 (23.81%) LANDesk
6 5 (23.81%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
6 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
6 5 (23.81%) SAP
6 5 (23.81%) Windows
6 5 (23.81%) ITSM
6 5 (23.81%) Load Balancing
7 4 (19.05%) .NET
7 4 (19.05%) C#
7 4 (19.05%) MS Office
7 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
7 4 (19.05%) DTS
7 4 (19.05%) SAP BW
7 4 (19.05%) SAP BI

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (19.05%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle Reports
1 8 (38.10%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (38.10%) QlikView
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (23.81%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (23.81%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 4 (19.05%) Xcelsius
4 4 (19.05%) SAP BW
4 4 (19.05%) SAP BI
4 4 (19.05%) DTS
5 1 (4.76%) MS Access
5 1 (4.76%) SAP HANA
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.76%) Publishing
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Administrator
2 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Business Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Report Developer
4 2 (9.52%) SAP BI Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) SAP BI Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) SAP Developer
4 2 (9.52%) SAP BW Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Database Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Trainer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Data Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior SAP BW Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) SAP BW Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (33.33%) ETL
3 5 (23.81%) ITSM
3 5 (23.81%) Load Balancing
4 4 (19.05%) Information Management
4 4 (19.05%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (14.29%) Stress Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Workflow
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.52%) Project Management
7 1 (4.76%) Service Management
7 1 (4.76%) CRM
7 1 (4.76%) ERP
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.76%) Time Management
7 1 (4.76%) Change Control
7 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
3 4 (19.05%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.76%) MCTS
1 1 (4.76%) MCITP
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle
1 8 (38.10%) Business Objects
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (23.81%) LANDesk
3 5 (23.81%) SAP