The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IVR in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IVR over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 64 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IVR 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.26% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.88% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 - -
IVR
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
226 227 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.39% 27.48% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 151 95
Median daily rate £375 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £476 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 10
Median hourly rate £12.75 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £24.10 £31.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -6.74%

IVR
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing IVR as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

IVR Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

IVR
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

IVR Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

IVR
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for IVR.

1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) PSTN
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) CCVP
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ICM
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Streaming Music
2 1 (33.33%) Smart Meter
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ICM
1 2 (66.67%) PSTN
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Smart Meter
2 1 (33.33%) Streaming Music
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCVP
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) EMC