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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IVR over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 94 118 128
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +10
Contract jobs citing IVR 13 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.65% 0.081% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.27% 0.31% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 4
Median daily rate £375 £513 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.82% +70.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £450 £313
% change year-on-year
-23.50% +44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
572 642 732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.71% 25.96% 25.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 353 340
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 31 37
Median hourly rate £19.50 £29.00 £17.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.75% +68.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%

IVR
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing IVR as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IVR within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Reading +21 6 £413 -19.51%
Bracknell - 2 £164 -
Slough - 2 £388 -
Maidenhead -2 1 - -
IVR
South East

IVR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IVR 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for IVR.

1 18 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 17 (70.83%) Cisco
3 15 (62.50%) CTI
4 13 (54.17%) VoIP
5 11 (45.83%) Customer Requirements
6 10 (41.67%) CCNP
6 10 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (37.50%) Cisco CUCM
8 8 (33.33%) PBX
8 8 (33.33%) PSTN
9 7 (29.17%) High Availability
10 6 (25.00%) Unified Communications
10 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (25.00%) Migration
11 5 (20.83%) Genesys
11 5 (20.83%) CCNA
12 4 (16.67%) CCIE
12 4 (16.67%) Cisco IPCC
12 4 (16.67%) IP Telephony
12 4 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
12 4 (16.67%) Cisco ICM Scripting
12 4 (16.67%) Degree
12 4 (16.67%) Cisco ICM
12 4 (16.67%) Cisco UCCE
13 3 (12.50%) Cisco IPT
13 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (12.50%) Mitel
13 3 (12.50%) Verint
13 3 (12.50%) Skype for Business
13 3 (12.50%) Skype

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (12.50%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
1 3 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (62.50%) CTI
2 13 (54.17%) VoIP
3 8 (33.33%) PBX
3 8 (33.33%) PSTN
4 6 (25.00%) Unified Communications
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco ICM
5 4 (16.67%) IP Telephony
6 3 (12.50%) Cisco IPT
6 3 (12.50%) H.323
6 3 (12.50%) RTP
6 3 (12.50%) Skype
7 2 (8.33%) LAN
7 2 (8.33%) WAN
8 1 (4.17%) QSIG
8 1 (4.17%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Data Mart
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Bugzilla
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
1 1 (4.17%) Selenium
1 1 (4.17%) Subversion
1 1 (4.17%) Trac
General
1 18 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Design Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) IP Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Field Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Junior
4 1 (4.17%) Junior Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Software Tester
4 1 (4.17%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (4.17%) Telephony Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Social Media
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Customer Requirements
2 7 (29.17%) High Availability
3 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (25.00%) Migration
4 4 (16.67%) Cisco ICM Scripting
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.50%) CRM
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (8.33%) BCP
6 2 (8.33%) Change Management
6 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
6 2 (8.33%) WFM
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.17%) Demand Forecasting
7 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Engineering
7 1 (4.17%) Process Improvement
7 1 (4.17%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Java
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
1 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) CCNP
1 10 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.83%) CCNA
3 4 (16.67%) CCIE
3 4 (16.67%) Degree
4 3 (12.50%) CCNP Voice
5 2 (8.33%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (16.67%) Cisco IPCC
2 4 (16.67%) Cisco UCCE
2 4 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Cisco
2 5 (20.83%) Genesys
3 3 (12.50%) Avaya
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) Mitel
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle
3 3 (12.50%) Verint
4 1 (4.17%) NICE Systems
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat