The 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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 90 89 81
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing IVR 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.13% 0.14% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.62% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate
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- £206 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -49.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £384 £363
% change year-on-year
-15.36% +5.93%
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 East Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
392 321 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 25.44% 22.67% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 153 123
Average daily rate £350 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £110 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 40
Average hourly rate £13.38 £16.00 £21.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.40% -24.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £12.10 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £35.00 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%

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
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IVR within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
IVR
England

IVR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Data Extraction
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) PABX
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Data Privacy
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) PBX
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) CTI
2 1 (33.33%) Internet

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) PBX
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) CTI
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) PABX
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Change Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Telephony Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Change Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Extraction
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Test Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Sun
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya
1 1 (33.33%) F5