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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 127 - 132
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IVR 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.073% - 0.097%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% - 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £365 - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.50
Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
544 463 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.97% 18.63% 18.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 170 261
Average daily rate £370 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 34 26
Average hourly rate £16.36 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.51% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.73 £13.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.70 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -20.00%
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
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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 1 £480 -
Slough - 1 £250 -
IVR
South East

IVR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (50.00%) Genesys
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco IPCC
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 3 (50.00%) WFM
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Verint
2 2 (33.33%) Matrix Management
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) System Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Empirix
2 2 (33.33%) Siemens
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) BT
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) SMS
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) NFS
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
2 1 (16.67%) LDAP
2 1 (16.67%) SMS
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) SS7
2 1 (16.67%) ISUP
2 1 (16.67%) INAP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Telephony Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Product Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) Rendezvous
1 1 (16.67%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) WFM
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) System Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Matrix Management
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Genesys
1 3 (50.00%) Verint
2 2 (33.33%) BT
2 2 (33.33%) Empirix
2 2 (33.33%) Siemens
2 2 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) TIBCO
3 1 (16.67%) Redknee