The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Crystal Reports
North West / Manchester
Rank 90 - 98
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Crystal Reports 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.15% - 0.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.60% - 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £225 - £306
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 £32.50
% change year-on-year - -47.58%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 332 310 350
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 25.32% 17.27% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 194 189
Median daily rate £375 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +9.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.88% -32.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

Crystal Reports
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Crystal Reports in Manchester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Crystal Reports in Manchester

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Top 14 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Crystal Reports.

1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Progress 4GL
2 1 (33.33%) Progress
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Business One
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (33.33%) Qlik Sense

Crystal Reports
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Business One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Qlik Sense
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Dashboard Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Progress Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Report Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Business One Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL BI Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Progress 4GL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Progress
1 1 (33.33%) SAP