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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Crystal Reports
Rank 95 97 95
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Crystal Reports 12 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.58% 0.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.91% 2.64% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
Average daily rate
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£313 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.13% -0.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Average hourly rate £15.71 £17.48 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.48 £12.25
% change year-on-year
-8.44% +42.65%
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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
412 454 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.05% 21.79% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 255 235
Average daily rate £363 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 16
Average hourly rate £33.50 £27.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.07% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £17.09 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

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
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

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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 30 January 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
Birmingham - 4 £325 - 3
Herefordshire - 3 - -
Worcestershire -3 1 - -
Shropshire - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Coventry - - - -
Dudley - - - -
Solihull - - - -
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Crystal Reports
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (35.00%) VB.NET
3 7 (35.00%) .NET
3 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (30.00%) WinForms
5 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 5 (25.00%) Finance
5 5 (25.00%) jQuery
5 5 (25.00%) Web Development
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (25.00%) HTML
5 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (25.00%) CSS
6 4 (20.00%) Business Objects
6 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (15.00%) ITIL
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (15.00%) Data Extraction
8 2 (10.00%) CMDB
8 2 (10.00%) SAP BW
8 2 (10.00%) SAP BI
8 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 2 (10.00%) VB
8 2 (10.00%) SAP
8 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
9 1 (5.00%) CRM
9 1 (5.00%) Ingres

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Sage 1000
1 1 (5.00%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (10.00%) SAP BW
5 2 (10.00%) SAP BI
6 1 (5.00%) Ingres
6 1 (5.00%) OLTP
6 1 (5.00%) OLAP
6 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Database Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Business Developer
4 1 (5.00%) DBA
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (5.00%) Programmer
4 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Chief Technology Officer
4 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Business Objects Developer
4 1 (5.00%) NHS Data Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Service Management Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) WinForms
3 5 (25.00%) jQuery
3 5 (25.00%) HTML
3 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (25.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.00%) Data Extraction
3 2 (10.00%) CMDB
4 1 (5.00%) NHS
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) VMS
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Web Development
2 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.00%) CRM
5 1 (5.00%) ETL
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.00%) IT Asset Management
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (5.00%) System Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) VB.NET
3 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) VB
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) Sage