The first table below looks at the demand for Crystal Reports skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Crystal Reports over the 3 months to 31 July 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 West Midlands 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Crystal Reports
Rank 114 100 86
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -14
Contract jobs citing Crystal Reports 8 2 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.10% 0.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.88% 0.46% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 14
Average daily rate
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£300 £200 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -14.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £200 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £17.13 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-24.10% -4.83%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
426 431 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.35% 21.69% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 244 253
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 14
Average hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £21.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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Crystal Reports
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Crystal Reports Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Crystal Reports
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Crystal Reports Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Crystal Reports
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Crystal Reports across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Crystal Reports Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Crystal Reports
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Crystal Reports Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Crystal Reports
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Coventry -9 5 £400 -
Birmingham - 1 £255 - 2
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Crystal Reports
England

Crystal Reports
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 15 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (48.00%) SAP
3 9 (36.00%) VMS
3 9 (36.00%) SAP BW
4 7 (28.00%) CRM
4 7 (28.00%) ABAP
5 6 (24.00%) Product Management
5 6 (24.00%) SQL
5 6 (24.00%) SAP BI
5 6 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (20.00%) Business Objects
6 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (16.00%) OLAP
7 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
8 3 (12.00%) Finance
8 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (12.00%) QA
8 3 (12.00%) Analytics
9 2 (8.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (8.00%) JSON
9 2 (8.00%) SAP Implementation
9 2 (8.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (8.00%) Financial Analysis
9 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
9 2 (8.00%) Workflow
9 2 (8.00%) N-Tier
9 2 (8.00%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) SAP BW
2 6 (24.00%) SAP BI
3 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (16.00%) OLAP
4 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (8.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Report Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Consultant
4 5 (20.00%) Crystal Reports Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Architect
5 4 (16.00%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (12.00%) DBA
6 3 (12.00%) SQL DBA
6 3 (12.00%) SAP Consultant
6 3 (12.00%) SAP BW Architect
6 3 (12.00%) SAP Architect
6 3 (12.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
6 3 (12.00%) Crystal Reports Consultant
7 2 (8.00%) Report Writer
7 2 (8.00%) SAP Team Leader
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Writer
7 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Business Objects Consultant
8 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) XML
1 2 (8.00%) JSON
1 2 (8.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) VMS
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (28.00%) CRM
3 6 (24.00%) Product Management
3 6 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (12.00%) Analytics
5 2 (8.00%) Financial Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) SOA
5 2 (8.00%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (8.00%) Workflow
6 1 (4.00%) Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) ABAP
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) SAP
2 5 (20.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) CA
3 1 (4.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) Veeam