The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IVR in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IVR over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 66 76 61
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Contract jobs citing IVR 6 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.81% 0.28% 1.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.70% 1.07% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 6
Median daily rate £380 £450 £252
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +78.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 - £33.50
IVR
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
222 281 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.80% 26.58% 31.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 188 146
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 19
Median hourly rate £9.00 £16.84 £16.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.55% +2.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.29 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+16.64% +2.88%

IVR
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

IVR Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

IVR
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

IVR Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

IVR
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IVR across the Cheshire region.

IVR Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

IVR
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IVR within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Knutsford +10 5 £380 -15.55%
IVR
North West

IVR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for IVR.

1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) Avaya
3 6 (54.55%) Finance
4 5 (45.45%) Migration
5 4 (36.36%) Change Management
5 4 (36.36%) VoIP
5 4 (36.36%) WAN
5 4 (36.36%) Banking
6 3 (27.27%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
7 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
7 2 (18.18%) Firewall
7 2 (18.18%) Security Management
7 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 2 (18.18%) LAN
7 2 (18.18%) PBX
7 2 (18.18%) CCNP
7 2 (18.18%) CCNA
7 2 (18.18%) Nortel
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (18.18%) Juniper
7 2 (18.18%) Genesys
7 2 (18.18%) CTI
7 2 (18.18%) OSPF
7 2 (18.18%) BGP
7 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
7 2 (18.18%) IGRP
7 2 (18.18%) H.323
7 2 (18.18%) Virtual Team
7 2 (18.18%) Network Security

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 4 (36.36%) VoIP
1 4 (36.36%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) BGP
2 2 (18.18%) CTI
2 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) H.323
2 2 (18.18%) IGRP
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) Network Security
2 2 (18.18%) OSPF
2 2 (18.18%) PBX
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
4 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Project Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Project Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Project Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Banking Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Design Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 2 (18.18%) Virtual Team
2 1 (9.09%) Health Informatics
2 1 (9.09%) Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Security Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCNA
1 2 (18.18%) CCNP
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (18.18%) JNCIA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) Avaya
3 2 (18.18%) Genesys
3 2 (18.18%) Juniper
3 2 (18.18%) Nortel