The 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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 117 124 112
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing IVR 10 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.38% 0.15% 0.047%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.43% 0.54% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £480 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 £344
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
- -22.58%
IVR
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
700 738 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.84% 28.51% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 381 186
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 31 40
Average hourly rate £21.13 £18.25 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.75% -1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.43 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £42.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IVR across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

IVR Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 January 2015. 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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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
Bracknell - 5 £300 -
Maidenhead - - - -
Ascot - - - -
IVR
South East

IVR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 9 (42.86%) Cisco
1 9 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 7 (33.33%) Verint
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) Windows
4 4 (19.05%) Solaris
4 4 (19.05%) PBX
4 4 (19.05%) SSL
4 4 (19.05%) Java
4 4 (19.05%) Perl
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle
4 4 (19.05%) WebLogic
4 4 (19.05%) Apache
4 4 (19.05%) Tomcat
4 4 (19.05%) CRM
4 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
4 4 (19.05%) Avaya
4 4 (19.05%) OpenSSH
4 4 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (19.05%) GCC
4 4 (19.05%) SSH
4 4 (19.05%) Network Design
4 4 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Mitel
4 4 (19.05%) IP Telephony
4 4 (19.05%) Korn
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco ICM
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (14.29%) PCI DSS
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (19.05%) WebLogic
1 4 (19.05%) Apache
1 4 (19.05%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) PBX
1 4 (19.05%) SSL
1 4 (19.05%) SSH
1 4 (19.05%) IP Telephony
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco ICM
3 2 (9.52%) Wireless
3 2 (9.52%) CTI
4 1 (4.76%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Data Mart
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) GCC
General
1 9 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
1 8 (38.10%) Designer
2 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Integration Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Telephony Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) VXML
2 1 (4.76%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Solaris
3 2 (9.52%) UNIX
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) CRM
1 4 (19.05%) Network Design
1 4 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (9.52%) Data Security
3 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (4.76%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (4.76%) Security Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Project Management
3 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
3 1 (4.76%) ETL
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Java
1 4 (19.05%) Perl
1 4 (19.05%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (14.29%) CCIE
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
1 4 (19.05%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Cisco
2 7 (33.33%) Verint
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle
3 4 (19.05%) Avaya
3 4 (19.05%) Mitel