Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 752 690 598
Rank change year-on-year -62 -92 -23
Contract jobs citing Crystal Reports 135 201 308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.19% 0.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.59% 0.85% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 115 213
UK median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £225 £213 £220
90th Percentile £570 £488 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +15.38% - +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 7
UK median hourly rate £24.75 £20.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +19.12% +6.25%
10th Percentile £16.50 £10.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £31.04 £48.38 £66.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £31.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -23.81% +85.29% +8.21%

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 22743 23781 26457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.06% 22.59% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15551 15761 17432
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.63%
10th Percentile £310 £285 £269
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year +5.96% +0.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 370 412
UK median hourly rate £31.23 £28.00 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -0.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £14.18 £10.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £57.44 £52.02 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.08% +29.13%

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 23 November 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 23 November 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 23 November 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 -38 131 £400 +14.29% 39
UK excluding London -25 73 £375 +15.38% 34
London -23 60 £450 +20.00% 10
Midlands +36 19 £228 -27.57% 7
South East 0 19 £351 +8.00% 7
East of England -23 13 £275 -9.84% 5
North of England +36 12 £419 +41.95% 6
East Midlands -2 11 £220 -26.67% 3
Yorkshire +16 9 £388 +29.17% 3
West Midlands +39 8 £500 +26.98% 4
South West -27 8 £420 +17.89% 3
North West +3 2 £525 +81.03% 3
North East +62 1 £550 -
Wales +12 1 - -
Northern Ireland -45 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 92 (68.15%) SQL
2 61 (45.19%) BusinessObjects
3 46 (34.07%) SQL Server
4 40 (29.63%) Finance
5 36 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
6 35 (25.93%) Oracle
7 30 (22.22%) Management Information System
8 29 (21.48%) Oracle Reports
9 27 (20.00%) SAP
10 25 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (16.30%) Windows
11 22 (16.30%) PL/SQL
11 22 (16.30%) ETL
12 19 (14.07%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (14.07%) Microsoft Excel
13 18 (13.33%) Microsoft
14 17 (12.59%) ITIL
15 16 (11.85%) Manufacturing
16 15 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 14 (10.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 14 (10.37%) Migration
17 14 (10.37%) Service Management
17 14 (10.37%) .NET
18 13 (9.63%) ERP
19 12 (8.89%) Retail
19 12 (8.89%) QlikView
19 12 (8.89%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
20 11 (8.15%) Data Analysis
20 11 (8.15%) Advertising
20 11 (8.15%) Active Directory

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 7 (5.19%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (2.96%) Confluence
4 2 (1.48%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.74%) Apache
5 1 (0.74%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (14.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (5.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.93%) SAP Business One
2 6 (4.44%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (2.96%) Sage X3
5 2 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.48%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.74%) Aareon QL
6 1 (0.74%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.74%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
6 1 (0.74%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.74%) iTrent
6 1 (0.74%) Kypera Housing
6 1 (0.74%) MIS ActiveH
6 1 (0.74%) Movex
6 1 (0.74%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.74%) OPENHousing
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.74%) Orchard Housing
6 1 (0.74%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.74%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (45.19%) BusinessObjects
2 46 (34.07%) SQL Server
3 29 (21.48%) Oracle Reports
4 25 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (10.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (8.89%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 12 (8.89%) QlikView
8 11 (8.15%) Relational Database
9 10 (7.41%) Oracle Database
10 9 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
11 8 (5.93%) Azure SQL Database
12 7 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (4.44%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (4.44%) Qlik Sense
13 6 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (3.70%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
14 5 (3.70%) Power BI
14 5 (3.70%) SAP HANA
15 4 (2.96%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 11 (8.15%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.96%) JIRA
3 2 (1.48%) InstallShield
3 2 (1.48%) Toad
4 1 (0.74%) Selenium
General
1 40 (29.63%) Finance
2 16 (11.85%) Manufacturing
3 12 (8.89%) Retail
4 11 (8.15%) Advertising
5 9 (6.67%) Banking
5 9 (6.67%) Publishing
6 4 (2.96%) Front Office
7 3 (2.22%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.74%) Legal
8 1 (0.74%) Local Government
8 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (42.22%) Developer
2 37 (27.41%) Analyst
3 22 (16.30%) Report Developer
4 18 (13.33%) SQL Developer
5 15 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 13 (9.63%) Consultant
6 13 (9.63%) Crystal Reports Developer
7 10 (7.41%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
8 9 (6.67%) Applications Support
8 9 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
8 9 (6.67%) Business Developer
8 9 (6.67%) Data Analyst
8 9 (6.67%) Report Analyst
8 9 (6.67%) Support Analyst
9 8 (5.93%) Oracle Developer
10 7 (5.19%) SQL BI Developer
11 6 (4.44%) DBA
11 6 (4.44%) PL/SQL Developer
11 6 (4.44%) SAP Developer
11 6 (4.44%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.37%) .NET
2 4 (2.96%) .NET Framework
2 4 (2.96%) Entity Framework
2 4 (2.96%) LINQ
2 4 (2.96%) WCF
2 4 (2.96%) WinForms
3 1 (0.74%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 11 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.93%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.96%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.22%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.22%) LIMS
6 2 (1.48%) BBC
6 2 (1.48%) NHS
7 1 (0.74%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.74%) Equities
7 1 (0.74%) PACS
7 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.30%) Windows
2 10 (7.41%) Windows Server
3 8 (5.93%) Linux
3 8 (5.93%) Unix
4 5 (3.70%) HPUX
5 2 (1.48%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (16.30%) ETL
3 19 (14.07%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (12.59%) ITIL
5 14 (10.37%) Migration
5 14 (10.37%) Service Management
6 13 (9.63%) ERP
7 11 (8.15%) Data Analysis
8 9 (6.67%) Information Management
9 8 (5.93%) Collaborative Working
9 8 (5.93%) Data Management
9 8 (5.93%) Dimensional Modelling
9 8 (5.93%) Kimball Methodology
10 7 (5.19%) Asset Management
10 7 (5.19%) Business Analysis
10 7 (5.19%) Business Continuity
10 7 (5.19%) Knowledge Management
10 7 (5.19%) Workflow
11 6 (4.44%) Data Migration
11 6 (4.44%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 92 (68.15%) SQL
2 22 (16.30%) PL/SQL
3 9 (6.67%) VBA
4 8 (5.93%) C#
5 5 (3.70%) VB
6 3 (2.22%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.74%) ABAP
7 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (5.93%) Degree
2 4 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.48%) A+ Certification
3 2 (1.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (1.48%) MCP
3 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.48%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (1.48%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.74%) HND
4 1 (0.74%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.74%) NVQ Level 4
4 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.67%) QA
2 6 (4.44%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.22%) SLA
4 2 (1.48%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.48%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.74%) DICOM
5 1 (0.74%) GDPR
5 1 (0.74%) GMP
5 1 (0.74%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (8.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.48%) DameWare
1 2 (1.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (25.93%) Oracle
2 27 (20.00%) SAP
3 18 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 10 (7.41%) Cognos
5 9 (6.67%) Citrix
6 6 (4.44%) Tableau
7 5 (3.70%) IBM
8 4 (2.96%) Capita
8 4 (2.96%) Epicor
8 4 (2.96%) Sage
9 3 (2.22%) LabWare
10 2 (1.48%) HP
10 2 (1.48%) IFS
10 2 (1.48%) Northgate
10 2 (1.48%) Sophos
11 1 (0.74%) Baan
11 1 (0.74%) InterSystems
11 1 (0.74%) Mapinfo
11 1 (0.74%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.74%) Sybase