The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Crystal Reports
England / North East
Rank - 73 54
Contract jobs citing Crystal Reports 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - 0.11% 0.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.54% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £325 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.77%  
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 the North East with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 170 185 162
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 23.45% 21.26% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 121 103
Median daily rate £410 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +16.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £700 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £9.00 £21.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.14% +47.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

Crystal Reports
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Crystal Reports in the North East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Crystal Reports in the North East