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 29 June 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.

SAP Crystal Reports
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 80 70
Contract jobs citing Crystal Reports 0 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.11% 0.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.47% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 7
Median daily rate - £225 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £290 £300
% change year-on-year +37.93% -3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -2.43% +20.58%  

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 121 211 241
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 19.27% 23.58% 25.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 346 414
Median daily rate £375 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £245 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £538 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 35
Median hourly rate £15.50 £20.78 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.40% -37.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £20.78 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.25 £20.78 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.93% +22.88%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Crystal Reports as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Crystal Reports in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Crystal Reports in Cheshire