The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Crystal Reports skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Crystal Reports over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Crystal Reports
North West / Cheshire
Rank - - 68
Contract jobs citing Crystal Reports 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - - 0.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £325 £310
% change year-on-year -30.76% +4.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.04 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -2.65%  

Crystal Reports is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 141 196 217
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 26.21% 20.29% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 123 150
Median daily rate £388 £340 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.97% -22.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £508 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.54 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.27% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

Crystal Reports
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Crystal Reports as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Crystal Reports in Cheshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Crystal Reports in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Crystal Reports in Cheshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Crystal Reports in Cheshire

Crystal Reports
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Crystal Reports also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Crystal Reports.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) Cognos
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (75.00%) ETL
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Hyperion
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) High Availability
1 3 (75.00%) Database Mirroring
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) Data Security
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Insight
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

Crystal Reports
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
1 2 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Junior DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Junior SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Transformation Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Transformation Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Database Mirroring
1 3 (75.00%) ETL
1 3 (75.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Insight
2 1 (25.00%) Data Security
2 1 (25.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cognos
1 3 (75.00%) Hyperion
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) SAP