The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term IVR in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IVR over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 117 121 133
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Contract jobs citing IVR 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.28% 0.042% 0.096%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.32% 0.19% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
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£450 - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £365 £380
% change year-on-year
-2.73% -3.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £14.96 -
% change year-on-year
+123.93% -
Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
529 517 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.02% 21.54% 19.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 225 259
Average daily rate £350 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 27 26
Average hourly rate £18.36 £16.86 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.89% -49.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £9.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £36.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
IVR
South East

IVR
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IVR across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

IVR Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

IVR
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IVR across the Berkshire region.

IVR Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

IVR
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IVR across the Berkshire region.

IVR Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

IVR
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IVR within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Slough - - - -
IVR
South East

IVR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing IVR also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IVR.

1 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Billing
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) System Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) Verint
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ICM Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Redknee
3 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Data Mart
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) WFM
3 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
3 1 (11.11%) Matrix Management
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) BT
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Perl

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing IVR also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IVR. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco ICM
1 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
1 1 (11.11%) SMS
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) SS7
1 1 (11.11%) ISUP
1 1 (11.11%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Mart
General
1 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Designer
2 3 (33.33%) Solutions Designer
3 2 (22.22%) Programme Manager
3 2 (22.22%) IT Programme Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) Rendezvous
1 1 (11.11%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Solaris
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
2 1 (11.11%) System Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
2 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco ICM Scripting
2 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
2 1 (11.11%) WFM
2 1 (11.11%) Matrix Management
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Verint
1 1 (11.11%) Redknee
1 1 (11.11%) BT
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco
1 1 (11.11%) HP
1 1 (11.11%) Citrix
1 1 (11.11%) Genesys
1 1 (11.11%) Empirix
1 1 (11.11%) Siemens
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
1 1 (11.11%) TIBCO