The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Crystal Reports
Rank 121 108 96
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -12
Contract jobs citing Crystal Reports 7 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.14% 0.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.57% 0.65% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £335 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £298 £280
% change year-on-year
+7.56% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-22.85% -36.36%
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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 West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
446 465 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.35% 22.03% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 282 263
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 18
Average hourly rate £18.50 £23.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.56% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £15.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.78 £37.00 £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 4 £388 -
Solihull - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 3
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England

Crystal Reports
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (55.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (40.00%) SAP
3 5 (25.00%) SAP BW
3 5 (25.00%) VMS
4 4 (20.00%) Product Management
4 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (20.00%) OLAP
4 4 (20.00%) CRM
4 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) ABAP
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (10.00%) Workflow
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (10.00%) .NET
6 2 (10.00%) Business Objects
6 2 (10.00%) SAP BI
7 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (5.00%) CA
7 1 (5.00%) Sage
7 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.00%) UNIX
7 1 (5.00%) Windows
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle
7 1 (5.00%) Java
7 1 (5.00%) VBA

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Sage 1000
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SAP BW
2 4 (20.00%) OLAP
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (10.00%) SAP BI
5 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) Crystal Reports Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Report Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Crystal Reports Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) SAP Architect
4 3 (15.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 3 (15.00%) SAP BW Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Business Objects Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Writer
5 2 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Report Writer
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Server Support
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) VMS
2 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (20.00%) Product Management
2 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (20.00%) CRM
3 3 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (10.00%) Workflow
5 1 (5.00%) Line Management
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
1 4 (20.00%) ABAP
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) VBA
2 1 (5.00%) VB
2 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.00%) CA
3 1 (5.00%) Sage
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Veeam
3 1 (5.00%) VMware