The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IVR in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 125 141 148
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +7
Contract jobs citing IVR 5 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.20% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% 0.46% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £493 £425 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.88% +23.63%
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
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
866 865 947
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 34.08% 27.56% 29.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 459 511
Median daily rate £350 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £531 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 82 96
Median hourly rate £32.00 £23.50 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.17% -8.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.42 £13.00 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.11 £41.95
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 the East of England

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

IVR Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

IVR
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

IVR Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

IVR
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

IVR Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

IVR
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IVR within the East of England 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
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Essex +5 1 - -
Suffolk +4 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £493 -
IVR
England

IVR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

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 East of England region with a requirement for IVR.

1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (28.57%) Avaya
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Handset
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) H.323
3 1 (14.29%) PBX
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Genesys
3 1 (14.29%) Siemens
3 1 (14.29%) Firmware
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (14.29%) H.323
2 1 (14.29%) PBX
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) Telepresence
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Web Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Web Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco IPT Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Email Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Email Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Forecast Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Business Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Web Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Telephony Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Telephony Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) WAN Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Applications Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Planning and Forecasting
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP Voice
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Avaya
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Genesys
3 1 (14.29%) Mitel
3 1 (14.29%) Red Box
3 1 (14.29%) Siemens