The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IVR in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IVR over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 179 198 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Contract jobs citing IVR 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.097% 0.034% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.090% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£575 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
-20.94% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.50
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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 City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1947 2221 2157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.91% 38.29% 37.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1507 1599 1662
Average daily rate £465 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.10% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 43 49
Average hourly rate £17.87 £22.50 £21.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.60% +6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £16.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £42.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

IVR
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

IVR Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

IVR
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

IVR Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

IVR
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IVR across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

IVR Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

IVR
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

IVR Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

IVR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (30.00%) PBX
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) Billing
4 3 (30.00%) Banking
5 2 (20.00%) Retail
5 2 (20.00%) Confluence
5 2 (20.00%) PABX
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (20.00%) Verint
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
5 2 (20.00%) JIRA
5 2 (20.00%) QA
5 2 (20.00%) Kanban
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) BGP

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (20.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) PBX
1 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) PABX
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) Wireless
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) VoIP
2 2 (20.00%) OSPF
2 2 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (10.00%) IGRP
3 1 (10.00%) PSTN
3 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (10.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) MS Access
1 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (30.00%) Billing
3 3 (30.00%) Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Retail
5 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Senior Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Change Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Change Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Voice Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Avaya Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Voice Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Genesys Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Biometrics
2 1 (10.00%) Handset
2 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Kanban
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Speech Recognition
3 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) VB
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNP
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Verint
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Nortel
2 2 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (10.00%) Genesys
3 1 (10.00%) Remedy
3 1 (10.00%) BT
3 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (10.00%) IBM