The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 23 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 53 48
Contract jobs citing Crystal Reports 0 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex - 0.62% 2.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 2.29% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 12
Median daily rate - £425 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.63%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £296 £300
% change year-on-year +32.91% -1.25%  
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 Essex with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 109 131 160
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 25.47% 27.23% 25.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 62 88
Median daily rate £450 £306 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.29% -12.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 21 8
Median hourly rate £30.75 £34.75 £40.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.51% -14.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.00 £20.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.85 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.35 £26.00
% change year-on-year +25.19% +16.74%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Crystal Reports in Essex

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Crystal Reports in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Essex region with a requirement for Crystal Reports.

1 6 (100.00%) OO
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 6 (100.00%) RUP
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) ETL
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 6 (100.00%) Pentaho
1 6 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 6 (100.00%) SAP Data Services
1 6 (100.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 6 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (50.00%) Pega
2 3 (50.00%) CA Gen
2 3 (50.00%) BEA
2 3 (50.00%) Informatica
2 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (50.00%) webMethods
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Perl

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (100.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 6 (100.00%) Pentaho
1 6 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 6 (100.00%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) CA Gen
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) ETL Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Pentaho Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle ETL Developer
3 3 (50.00%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 6 (100.00%) ETL
1 6 (100.00%) OO
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 6 (100.00%) RUP
1 6 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
1 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) BEA
2 3 (50.00%) Informatica
2 3 (50.00%) Pega
2 3 (50.00%) webMethods