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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Crystal Reports
Rank 134 121 119
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing Crystal Reports 5 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.28% 0.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.71% 1.27% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 7
Average daily rate
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£394 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £176 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £463 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.48 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.15% +16.50%
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
705 629 684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.96% 22.21% 23.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 356 370
Average daily rate £325 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £217 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 28 37
Average hourly rate £36.00 £17.15 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.91% -54.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £15.23 £19.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £37.50 £45.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Manchester -16 2 £300 -14.28% 2
Cheshire - 1 - - 3
Merseyside - 1 - -
Crystal Reports
England

Crystal Reports
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
3 5 (29.41%) Business Objects
4 4 (23.53%) ETL
4 4 (23.53%) .NET
4 4 (23.53%) C#
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (17.65%) WPF
5 3 (17.65%) QlikView
5 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (17.65%) Scrum
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) TDD
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Sybase
6 2 (11.76%) XML
6 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (11.76%) MVVM
6 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
6 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
6 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
7 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
7 1 (5.88%) Data Extraction
7 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
7 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Exchequer
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Business One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (17.65%) QlikView
3 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.88%) Spotfire
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
5 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (5.88%) MS Access
5 1 (5.88%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.76%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Business Developer
5 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) SAP Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Business Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Support
6 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) WPF
3 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
3 2 (11.76%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) ODBC
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (5.88%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (23.53%) ETL
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
4 2 (11.76%) MVVM
4 2 (11.76%) TDD
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) MVC
5 1 (5.88%) Workflow
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Information Management
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Business Objects
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Sybase
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) Sage
3 1 (5.88%) VMware