The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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
England / North West
Rank 129 154 145
Rank change year-on-year +25 -9  
Contract jobs citing Crystal Reports 2 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.077% 0.10% 0.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.32% 0.51% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Median daily rate £225 £230 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% -20.00%  
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 the North West with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 633 785 807
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 24.34% 20.45% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 498 467
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 36 12
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.75 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -12.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.60 £47.83 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

Crystal Reports
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Crystal Reports
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Crystal Reports in the North West

Crystal Reports
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Crystal Reports in the North West

Crystal Reports
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Crystal Reports within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 2 £225 - 1
Crystal Reports
England

Crystal Reports
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

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 North West region with a requirement for Crystal Reports.

1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) Hyperion
3 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Cognos
3 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (42.86%) ETL
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) High Availability
3 3 (42.86%) Database Mirroring
4 2 (28.57%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) Progress 4GL
5 1 (14.29%) Progress
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (14.29%) Data Security
5 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 1 (14.29%) Advertising
5 1 (14.29%) Replication
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (14.29%) SAP Business One

Crystal Reports
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Business One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (14.29%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) DBA
2 2 (28.57%) SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Dashboard Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Junior DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Junior SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Progress Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Report Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Business One Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) Database Mirroring
2 3 (42.86%) ETL
2 3 (42.86%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Insight
3 1 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (14.29%) Data Security
3 1 (14.29%) Information Governance
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Progress 4GL
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cognos
1 3 (42.86%) Hyperion
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) Progress