The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 28 June 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 144 111
Rank change year-on-year +24 -33  
Contract jobs citing Crystal Reports 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.048% 0.067% 0.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.23% 0.31% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £325 £383 £296
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.03% +29.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £466 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £296 £300
% change year-on-year +35.02% -1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -2.43% +20.58%  

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 West Midlands with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 430 639 557
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 20.69% 21.26% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 912 796
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £300 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 12 35
Median hourly rate £30.00 £23.25 £18.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +28.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £38.25 £40.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.93% +22.88%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Crystal Reports as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Crystal Reports in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Crystal Reports in the West Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Crystal Reports in the West Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Staffordshire +2 1 £325 -31.21%
Crystal Reports
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Crystal Reports.

1 2 (66.67%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Business One
2 1 (33.33%) QlikView
2 1 (33.33%) Sage X3
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (33.33%) Sage
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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%) Sage X3
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Business One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (33.33%) QlikView
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (66.67%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports Writer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) ERP Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Report Writer
1 1 (33.33%) Sage Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Business One Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SSRS Report Writer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Sage
1 1 (33.33%) SAP