The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term IVR in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IVR over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the East Midlands region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 88 90 77
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Contract jobs citing IVR 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.069% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.68% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
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£475 £314 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.27% +39.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £14.96 -
% change year-on-year
+123.93% -
Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
279 293 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 19.15% 20.25% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 141 84
Average daily rate £325 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £528 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 34
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £56.16 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
IVR
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IVR
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

IVR Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

IVR
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

IVR Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

IVR
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

IVR Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

IVR
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Cognos
3 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Convergys
4 1 (16.67%) PBX
4 1 (16.67%) Avaya
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Data Extraction
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 1 (16.67%) PBX
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco ICM
General
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Voice Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) UAT Tester
2 1 (16.67%) UAT Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) UAT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) Cognos
2 1 (16.67%) Convergys
2 1 (16.67%) Avaya