Period
to 21 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 21 October 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
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 732 670 575
Rank change year-on-year -62 -95 -10
Contract jobs citing Crystal Reports 143 214 337
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.20% 0.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.65% 0.90% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 117 223
UK median daily rate £400 £350 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.36% -3.05%
10th Percentile £225 £213 £213
90th Percentile £575 £479 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £310 £313
% change year-on-year +20.97% -0.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 8
UK median hourly rate £24.75 £20.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.73% +13.89% +12.50%
10th Percentile £17.40 £10.00 £11.38
90th Percentile £31.04 £48.38 £65.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £42.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -43.53% +150.00% +15.25%

Crystal Reports is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 22054 23892 26575
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.20% 22.50% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14915 15901 17443
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £308 £281 £263
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 275 393 392
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £28.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.69% +5.12% +12.25%
10th Percentile £13.69 £11.05 £12.53
90th Percentile £54.50 £49.75 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year +14.04% -0.66% +27.51%

Crystal Reports
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Crystal Reports in the UK

Crystal Reports
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Crystal Reports in the UK

Crystal Reports
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Crystal Reports over the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Crystal Reports in the UK

Crystal Reports
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Crystal Reports in the UK

Crystal Reports
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Crystal Reports over the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Crystal Reports in the UK

Crystal Reports
Top 15 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 21 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -26 138 £400 +14.29% 26
UK excluding London -27 80 £375 +20.97% 20
London 0 61 £450 +20.00% 6
South East +15 21 £352 +22.43% 6
Midlands +47 19 £228 -28.42% 3
North of England +48 13 £450 +56.52% 6
South West -2 13 £420 +20.00% 4
East Midlands +5 11 £220 -30.98% 2
East of England -37 11 £275 -31.25% 1
Yorkshire +27 10 £419 +45.65% 2
West Midlands +36 8 £500 +30.72% 1
Wales +12 2 £163 -56.67%
North West -3 2 £525 +133.33% 4
North East +69 1 - -
Northern Ireland -52 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 with a requirement for Crystal Reports.

1 91 (63.64%) SQL
2 66 (46.15%) BusinessObjects
3 54 (37.76%) SQL Server
4 40 (27.97%) Finance
4 40 (27.97%) Business Intelligence
5 34 (23.78%) Oracle
6 28 (19.58%) Data Warehouse
7 27 (18.88%) Oracle Reports
8 26 (18.18%) SAP
8 26 (18.18%) Management Information System
9 25 (17.48%) Windows
9 25 (17.48%) ETL
10 20 (13.99%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (13.99%) Microsoft
11 19 (13.29%) Migration
12 18 (12.59%) Manufacturing
12 18 (12.59%) PL/SQL
13 17 (11.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 16 (11.19%) Service Management
15 15 (10.49%) ERP
16 14 (9.79%) Microsoft Excel
16 14 (9.79%) ITIL
16 14 (9.79%) Data Management
16 14 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (9.09%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
17 13 (9.09%) Active Directory
18 12 (8.39%) Visual Studio
18 12 (8.39%) QlikView
18 12 (8.39%) Relational Database
19 11 (7.69%) Analytics

Crystal Reports
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (2.80%) Confluence
1 4 (2.80%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.40%) CMS
2 2 (1.40%) IIS
2 2 (1.40%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.70%) Apache
3 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 14 (9.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (6.29%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (4.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.20%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (3.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (2.80%) SAP Business One
4 3 (2.10%) Sage X3
5 2 (1.40%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.70%) Aareon QL
6 1 (0.70%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.70%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
6 1 (0.70%) Infor LN
6 1 (0.70%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.70%) Kypera Housing
6 1 (0.70%) MIS ActiveH
6 1 (0.70%) Movex
6 1 (0.70%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.70%) OPENHousing
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.70%) Orchard Housing
6 1 (0.70%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.40%) PaaS
3 1 (0.70%) Office 365
3 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.70%) Intranet
1 1 (0.70%) LAN
1 1 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (46.15%) BusinessObjects
2 54 (37.76%) SQL Server
3 28 (19.58%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (18.88%) Oracle Reports
5 17 (11.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (9.09%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 12 (8.39%) QlikView
7 12 (8.39%) Relational Database
8 10 (6.99%) Oracle Database
8 10 (6.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (5.59%) Azure SQL Database
9 8 (5.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (5.59%) SQL Server 2016
10 6 (4.20%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (4.20%) Qlik Sense
10 6 (4.20%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (3.50%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
11 5 (3.50%) Power BI
12 4 (2.80%) SAP HANA
12 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (8.39%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.50%) JIRA
3 2 (1.40%) InstallShield
3 2 (1.40%) Toad
General
1 40 (27.97%) Finance
2 18 (12.59%) Manufacturing
3 9 (6.29%) Publishing
3 9 (6.29%) Retail
4 7 (4.90%) Advertising
5 6 (4.20%) Banking
6 3 (2.10%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.70%) Electronics
7 1 (0.70%) Local Government
7 1 (0.70%) Marketing
7 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (37.06%) Developer
2 37 (25.87%) Analyst
3 21 (14.69%) Report Developer
4 14 (9.79%) SQL Developer
5 13 (9.09%) Consultant
5 13 (9.09%) Crystal Reports Developer
6 12 (8.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 10 (6.99%) Business Developer
7 10 (6.99%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
8 9 (6.29%) Applications Support
8 9 (6.29%) Applications Support Analyst
8 9 (6.29%) Support Analyst
9 8 (5.59%) Performance Analyst
9 8 (5.59%) Report Analyst
10 7 (4.90%) Data Analyst
10 7 (4.90%) DBA
10 7 (4.90%) SQL BI Developer
11 6 (4.20%) Architect
11 6 (4.20%) SQL DBA
12 5 (3.50%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.59%) .NET
2 4 (2.80%) Entity Framework
2 4 (2.80%) LINQ
2 4 (2.80%) WCF
2 4 (2.80%) WinForms
3 3 (2.10%) Web Services
4 2 (1.40%) Java EE
5 1 (0.70%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.70%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.70%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.70%) J2EE
5 1 (0.70%) JSP
5 1 (0.70%) ODBC
5 1 (0.70%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.70%) Spring
5 1 (0.70%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 14 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.20%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.80%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.10%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.10%) LIMS
5 3 (2.10%) NHS
6 2 (1.40%) BBC
7 1 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.48%) Windows
2 11 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 9 (6.29%) Linux
4 8 (5.59%) Unix
5 5 (3.50%) HPUX
6 4 (2.80%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (27.97%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (17.48%) ETL
3 20 (13.99%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (13.29%) Migration
5 16 (11.19%) Service Management
6 15 (10.49%) ERP
7 14 (9.79%) Data Management
7 14 (9.79%) ITIL
8 11 (7.69%) Analytics
9 9 (6.29%) Information Management
9 9 (6.29%) Quality Management
10 8 (5.59%) Business Analysis
10 8 (5.59%) Dimensional Modelling
10 8 (5.59%) Kimball Methodology
11 7 (4.90%) Business Continuity
11 7 (4.90%) Data Migration
11 7 (4.90%) Knowledge Management
11 7 (4.90%) Process Improvement
12 6 (4.20%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (4.20%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 91 (63.64%) SQL
2 18 (12.59%) PL/SQL
3 7 (4.90%) C#
4 5 (3.50%) VBA
5 4 (2.80%) C
5 4 (2.80%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.10%) Java
6 3 (2.10%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.40%) ABAP
7 2 (1.40%) C++
7 2 (1.40%) Python
8 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (5.59%) Degree
2 4 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.40%) A+ Certification
3 2 (1.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (1.40%) MCP
3 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.40%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (1.40%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.70%) HND
4 1 (0.70%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.70%) NVQ Level 4
4 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.69%) Data Quality
2 9 (6.29%) QA
3 2 (1.40%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.40%) SLA
4 1 (0.70%) GMP
4 1 (0.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.40%) DameWare
1 2 (1.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (23.78%) Oracle
2 26 (18.18%) SAP
3 20 (13.99%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.29%) Citrix
4 9 (6.29%) Epicor
5 8 (5.59%) Cognos
6 6 (4.20%) Tableau
7 5 (3.50%) IBM
8 4 (2.80%) Capita
8 4 (2.80%) Sage
9 3 (2.10%) LabWare
10 2 (1.40%) HP
10 2 (1.40%) IFS
10 2 (1.40%) Northgate
10 2 (1.40%) Sophos
10 2 (1.40%) Sybase
11 1 (0.70%) Baan
11 1 (0.70%) Charles River
11 1 (0.70%) Mapinfo
11 1 (0.70%) MicroStrategy