The first table below looks at the demand for Crystal Reports skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 18 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 South 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Crystal Reports
Rank 135 110 127
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +17
Contract jobs citing Crystal Reports 9 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.56% 0.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.20% 2.48% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 10
Average daily rate £288 £325 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £366 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.98 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.40 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -59.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
753 525 752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 22.74% 22.57% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 321 433
Average daily rate £350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.22% -5.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 40
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £24.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.00 £46.00
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 South West

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

Crystal Reports Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Crystal Reports
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Crystal Reports Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Crystal Reports
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Crystal Reports across the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Crystal Reports Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Crystal Reports
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Crystal Reports Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Crystal Reports
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 18 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
Wiltshire -21 4 £275 -15.38% 1
Bristol -13 3 £313 +4.16% 3
Gloucestershire +3 1 £300 -23.07% 1
Devon - 1 - -
Dorset - - - - 4
Somerset - - - -
Crystal Reports
England

Crystal Reports
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (53.33%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (40.00%) Finance
6 5 (33.33%) SAP
6 5 (33.33%) HTML
6 5 (33.33%) Business Objects
6 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 5 (33.33%) MS Access
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle
7 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
7 4 (26.67%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
7 4 (26.67%) VBA
7 4 (26.67%) Migration
7 4 (26.67%) MDX
7 4 (26.67%) QlikView
7 4 (26.67%) BusinessObjects XI
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (26.67%) Low Latency
7 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (20.00%) .NET
8 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (33.33%) MS Access
5 4 (26.67%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (26.67%) QlikView
5 4 (26.67%) BusinessObjects XI
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (13.33%) OLAP
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (6.67%) Xcelsius
7 1 (6.67%) Informix
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) Analyst
3 8 (53.33%) Report Developer
4 5 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
5 4 (26.67%) Crystal Reports Developer
5 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (26.67%) Report Analyst
5 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Crystal Reports Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Reporting Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Business Improvement Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) SAP Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) MDX
3 3 (20.00%) .NET
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) Visualforce
4 1 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
1 2 (13.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Low Latency
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) ERP
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Data Transformation
5 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
2 4 (26.67%) VBA
3 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) VB
4 2 (13.33%) VB6
5 1 (6.67%) Apex Code
5 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) SAP
1 5 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (6.67%) Remedy