The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IVR in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IVR over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 499 508 502
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing IVR 99 38 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.080% 0.088%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 0.25% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 10 20
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -4.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £211 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-24.37% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £26.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +55.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +47.05%
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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 England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16066 15242 14160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.47% 32.19% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10426 9728 8425
Average daily rate £415 £408 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.84% -4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 641 619 779
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £20.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +0.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.48 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.35% -2.50%

IVR
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

IVR Jobs Demand Trend in England

IVR
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

IVR Daily Rate Trend in England

IVR
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IVR across the England region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

IVR Daily Rate Histogram in England

IVR
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

IVR Hourly Rate Trend in England

IVR
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IVR within the England region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. 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
South East 0 31 £350 -6.66% 1
East of England - 16 £250 -
London +6 15 £415 +95.29% 4
North West +11 13 £288 -28.12% 1
West Midlands -6 12 £500 -
Yorkshire -2 7 £305 -23.75% 3
South West - 4 £675 - 1
East Midlands -3 1 £500 -
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IVR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 41 (23.70%) Windows
2 38 (21.97%) Telecoms
3 37 (21.39%) Finance
4 34 (19.65%) WFM
5 31 (17.92%) PBX
5 31 (17.92%) Microsoft
6 28 (16.18%) SQL
7 27 (15.61%) Cisco
7 27 (15.61%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (15.03%) MS Excel
9 24 (13.87%) Genesys
10 23 (13.29%) VoIP
11 22 (12.72%) CRM
11 22 (12.72%) IP Telephony
11 22 (12.72%) Verint
12 20 (11.56%) Oracle
12 20 (11.56%) Cisco Certification
12 20 (11.56%) Project Management
13 19 (10.98%) LAN
13 19 (10.98%) WAN
13 19 (10.98%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (10.40%) SQL Server
15 17 (9.83%) CCNA
15 17 (9.83%) Relational Database
16 16 (9.25%) Analytics
16 16 (9.25%) HP Quality Center
16 16 (9.25%) Java
16 16 (9.25%) Business Intelligence
17 15 (8.67%) TCP/IP
17 15 (8.67%) SAP

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 15 (8.67%) Apache
2 14 (8.09%) Tomcat
2 14 (8.09%) WebLogic
3 11 (6.36%) CMS
4 7 (4.05%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (2.89%) Lync
5 5 (2.89%) SAS
5 5 (2.89%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.16%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 26 (15.03%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.51%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.16%) MS Project
3 2 (1.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (5.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (17.92%) PBX
2 23 (13.29%) VoIP
3 22 (12.72%) IP Telephony
4 19 (10.98%) LAN
4 19 (10.98%) WAN
5 15 (8.67%) TCP/IP
6 10 (5.78%) SMS
7 7 (4.05%) ISDN
8 6 (3.47%) Firewall
8 6 (3.47%) CTI
8 6 (3.47%) Asterisk PBX
9 5 (2.89%) MPLS
9 5 (2.89%) ADSL
9 5 (2.89%) SSL
9 5 (2.89%) Ethernet
9 5 (2.89%) SSH
10 4 (2.31%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (2.31%) Internet
11 3 (1.73%) PABX
11 3 (1.73%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.40%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.83%) Relational Database
3 13 (7.51%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (6.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (5.78%) Oracle Database
6 9 (5.20%) SAP BI
7 7 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (3.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (2.31%) MS Access
9 4 (2.31%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (1.73%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.58%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.58%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 8 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.89%) GCC
3 3 (1.73%) JIRA
4 2 (1.16%) Subversion
4 2 (1.16%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.58%) MSTest
5 1 (0.58%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 38 (21.97%) Telecoms
2 37 (21.39%) Finance
3 15 (8.67%) Retail
4 13 (7.51%) Banking
5 11 (6.36%) Billing
6 4 (2.31%) Marketing
6 4 (2.31%) Back Office
6 4 (2.31%) Legal
7 3 (1.73%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.16%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.16%) Law
9 1 (0.58%) Front Office
9 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (24.28%) Analyst
2 28 (16.18%) Project Manager
3 14 (8.09%) Test Analyst
4 12 (6.94%) VoIP Engineer
4 12 (6.94%) Designer
5 11 (6.36%) Applications Engineer
6 9 (5.20%) Business Analyst
6 9 (5.20%) Developer
6 9 (5.20%) Support Engineer
6 9 (5.20%) Voice Engineer
7 8 (4.62%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 8 (4.62%) Architect
8 7 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.47%) Solutions Designer
9 6 (3.47%) Consultant
10 5 (2.89%) Test Leader
10 5 (2.89%) Test Manager
10 5 (2.89%) Business Developer
10 5 (2.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (2.89%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.67%) Web Services
2 14 (8.09%) .NET
3 9 (5.20%) WCF
4 6 (3.47%) HTML
4 6 (3.47%) VXML
5 5 (2.89%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (2.89%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.73%) XML
6 3 (1.73%) SOAP
6 3 (1.73%) CSS
6 3 (1.73%) JSON
7 2 (1.16%) jQuery
7 2 (1.16%) Middleware
7 2 (1.16%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (1.16%) REST
7 2 (1.16%) Sass
7 2 (1.16%) SignalR
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.58%) WebCenter
8 1 (0.58%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.61%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.05%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.89%) Social Media
3 5 (2.89%) e-Health
4 4 (2.31%) Handset
4 4 (2.31%) Biometrics
5 3 (1.73%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.16%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.16%) CMDB
6 2 (1.16%) VUI
7 1 (0.58%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.58%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.58%) Clustering
7 1 (0.58%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 41 (23.70%) Windows
2 19 (10.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (8.67%) Solaris
4 9 (5.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.47%) Windows XP
5 6 (3.47%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.89%) UNIX
7 4 (2.31%) Windows Vista
7 4 (2.31%) Linux
8 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.58%) AIX
8 1 (0.58%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (19.65%) WFM
2 22 (12.72%) CRM
3 20 (11.56%) Project Management
4 16 (9.25%) Analytics
4 16 (9.25%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (8.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (6.94%) ITIL
7 10 (5.78%) Data Analysis
7 10 (5.78%) PRINCE2
8 8 (4.62%) Telemarketing
8 8 (4.62%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (4.05%) Waterfall
10 6 (3.47%) Performance Testing
10 6 (3.47%) Test Scripting
10 6 (3.47%) Software Testing
10 6 (3.47%) Business Continuity
10 6 (3.47%) Migration
10 6 (3.47%) Business Analysis
10 6 (3.47%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 28 (16.18%) SQL
2 16 (9.25%) Java
3 15 (8.67%) Perl
4 10 (5.78%) JavaScript
4 10 (5.78%) C#
5 9 (5.20%) Bash Shell
6 6 (3.47%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.89%) VBA
7 5 (2.89%) Korn
8 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (11.56%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (9.83%) CCNA
3 10 (5.78%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.62%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.31%) CCIE
6 3 (1.73%) ISEB
6 3 (1.73%) Degree
7 2 (1.16%) CCNP
8 1 (0.58%) CISM
8 1 (0.58%) PMP
8 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.58%) CISSP
8 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.58%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.09%) QA
2 7 (4.05%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.73%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.89%) OpenSSH
2 2 (1.16%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.58%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 16 (9.25%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.89%) CA Spectrum
2 5 (2.89%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (2.31%) Cisco IPCC
4 3 (1.73%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 31 (17.92%) Microsoft
2 27 (15.61%) Cisco
3 24 (13.87%) Genesys
4 22 (12.72%) Verint
5 20 (11.56%) Oracle
6 15 (8.67%) SAP
7 14 (8.09%) Avaya
8 10 (5.78%) Sun
9 6 (3.47%) Remedy
10 5 (2.89%) F5
10 5 (2.89%) IBM
10 5 (2.89%) CA
10 5 (2.89%) Nortel
10 5 (2.89%) Mitel
11 4 (2.31%) HP
11 4 (2.31%) Siemens
11 4 (2.31%) Empirix
12 2 (1.16%) BT
12 2 (1.16%) Siebel
13 1 (0.58%) SolarWinds
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