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 16 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 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Crystal Reports
Rank 94 97 101
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Crystal Reports 19 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.79% 0.53% 0.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.93% 2.22% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 4
Average daily rate £400 £364 £266
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.96% +36.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £400 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £16.40 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-13.10% -59.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
483 450 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.17% 23.85% 22.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 225 244
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 15
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.18% +42.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.31 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.80 £42.20 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
Crystal Reports
England

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 16 April 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 16 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
Warwickshire 0 7 £340 -
Coventry -4 4 £450 +125.00% 1
Staffordshire - 4 £313 -
Worcestershire - 1 £400 -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Solihull - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Crystal Reports
England

Crystal Reports
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 14 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (36.67%) SAP
3 10 (33.33%) Business Objects
4 9 (30.00%) SQL
5 8 (26.67%) SAP BW
5 8 (26.67%) SAP BI
5 8 (26.67%) VMS
6 6 (20.00%) ABAP
6 6 (20.00%) CRM
6 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 6 (20.00%) Analytics
7 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 5 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (13.33%) Project Planning
8 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
8 4 (13.33%) Workflow
8 4 (13.33%) Finance
8 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing
8 4 (13.33%) Cognos
8 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
8 4 (13.33%) OLAP
8 4 (13.33%) Tableau
9 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
9 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (10.00%) Migration
9 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (6.67%) JSON
10 2 (6.67%) SOA
10 2 (6.67%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 5 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SAP BW
1 8 (26.67%) SAP BI
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) OLAP
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.33%) MySQL
5 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
1 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Consultant
2 6 (20.00%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
2 6 (20.00%) Report Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Information Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Crystal Reports Developer
4 4 (13.33%) MI Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Technical Writer
4 4 (13.33%) Report Writer
4 4 (13.33%) SAP BI Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) SAP Team Leader
5 2 (6.67%) SQL DBA
5 2 (6.67%) Business Objects Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.67%) DBA
5 2 (6.67%) Crystal Reports Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) JSON
1 2 (6.67%) XML
1 2 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (3.33%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.33%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) VMS
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (20.00%) CRM
2 6 (20.00%) Analytics
3 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.33%) Project Planning
3 4 (13.33%) Workflow
4 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (6.67%) SOA
5 2 (6.67%) Product Management
5 2 (6.67%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (6.67%) Financial Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.33%) Time Management
6 1 (3.33%) Cash Management
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL
6 1 (3.33%) Service Management
6 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) ABAP
3 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) SAP
2 10 (33.33%) Business Objects
3 4 (13.33%) Cognos
3 4 (13.33%) Tableau
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco
5 1 (3.33%) WatchGuard