The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IVR in IT contracts advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IVR over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 22 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IVR 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 2.56% - 3.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.57% - 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £355 £365
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £33.50 £14.96
% change year-on-year
-33.67% +123.93%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Chelmsford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Chelmsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
35 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 29.91% 38.10% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 6
Average daily rate £300 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £158 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £491 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £25.69 £42.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.55% +112.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +5.57%

IVR
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

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

IVR Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

IVR
Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

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

IVR Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

IVR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
2 3 (60.00%) PBX
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (60.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) ATM
3 2 (40.00%) ISDN
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Frame Relay
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) H.323
3 2 (40.00%) CCVP
3 2 (40.00%) Mitel
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Handset
4 1 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (20.00%) Siemens
4 1 (20.00%) PSTN
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) XMPP

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) PBX
1 3 (60.00%) VoIP
1 3 (60.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) H.323
2 2 (40.00%) Frame Relay
2 2 (40.00%) ATM
2 2 (40.00%) ISDN
3 1 (20.00%) PSTN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) VoIP Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Handset
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCVP
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Mitel
3 1 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (20.00%) Siemens