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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 551 532 513
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -19
Contract jobs citing IVR 45 61 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.095% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.41% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 33 27
Average daily rate £450 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £500 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
IVR
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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
15327 14891 14927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.48% 31.62% 32.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10014 9364 9160
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 614 641 629
Average hourly rate £21.40 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.88% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £11.50 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
London -2 12 £413 +17.77% 3
North West -9 11 £450 -
South East +6 7 £513 +24.24% 4
South West +7 5 £450 +22.03% 2
Yorkshire -23 4 £406 +34.29% 1
West Midlands -11 3 £525 +5.00% 2
East Midlands -14 1 £450 - 1
North East -18 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
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IVR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 27 (28.42%) Cisco
2 21 (22.11%) VoIP
2 21 (22.11%) Avaya
3 18 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (17.89%) Telecoms
5 14 (14.74%) LAN
5 14 (14.74%) WAN
5 14 (14.74%) CRM
6 13 (13.68%) CTI
7 12 (12.63%) Microsoft
8 11 (11.58%) Banking
8 11 (11.58%) Unified Communications
8 11 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (10.53%) Finance
9 10 (10.53%) MS Excel
10 9 (9.47%) Genesys
10 9 (9.47%) EMC
11 8 (8.42%) SQL
11 8 (8.42%) SQL Server
11 8 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (8.42%) Business Analysis
11 8 (8.42%) RFC 2833
12 7 (7.37%) Radian6
12 7 (7.37%) Dynamics CRM
12 7 (7.37%) Social Media
12 7 (7.37%) Cisco UCCX
12 7 (7.37%) Security Cleared
12 7 (7.37%) Service Management
12 7 (7.37%) Firewall
12 7 (7.37%) .NET

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (5.26%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.05%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.21%) MS Office
3 2 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (7.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (7.37%) Radian6
Communications & Networking
1 21 (22.11%) VoIP
2 14 (14.74%) LAN
2 14 (14.74%) WAN
3 13 (13.68%) CTI
4 11 (11.58%) Unified Communications
5 7 (7.37%) Firewall
5 7 (7.37%) TCP/IP
6 6 (6.32%) MVNO
6 6 (6.32%) VPN
6 6 (6.32%) Wireless
7 5 (5.26%) MPLS
7 5 (5.26%) Network Security
7 5 (5.26%) SSL
7 5 (5.26%) VLAN
8 4 (4.21%) Cisco Wireless
8 4 (4.21%) FWSM
8 4 (4.21%) IP Telephony
8 4 (4.21%) IPsec
8 4 (4.21%) iSCSI
8 4 (4.21%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.42%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.05%) MySQL
2 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (6.32%) Cucumber
1 6 (6.32%) SpecFlow
1 6 (6.32%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (6.32%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.11%) JIRA
2 2 (2.11%) Subversion
3 1 (1.05%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.05%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.05%) Selenium
3 1 (1.05%) Trac
General
1 17 (17.89%) Telecoms
2 11 (11.58%) Banking
3 10 (10.53%) Finance
4 5 (5.26%) Retail
4 5 (5.26%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Back Office
5 1 (1.05%) Front Office
5 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (18.95%) Analyst
1 18 (18.95%) Architect
2 12 (12.63%) Test Analyst
3 11 (11.58%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (8.42%) Designer
5 7 (7.37%) Avaya Specialist
5 7 (7.37%) Developer
5 7 (7.37%) Network Engineer
6 6 (6.32%) Consultant
7 5 (5.26%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.21%) Telecoms Architect
8 4 (4.21%) Telephony Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Tester
8 4 (4.21%) VoIP Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) Automation Analyst
9 3 (3.16%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (3.16%) Data Network Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) Technical Leader
9 3 (3.16%) Voice Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.42%) RFC 2833
2 7 (7.37%) .NET
2 7 (7.37%) Web Services
2 7 (7.37%) XML
3 6 (6.32%) Gherkin
4 5 (5.26%) XMPP
5 4 (4.21%) VXML
6 3 (3.16%) EJB
6 3 (3.16%) JSP
6 3 (3.16%) Servlets
7 1 (1.05%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.05%) CSS
7 1 (1.05%) HTML
7 1 (1.05%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.37%) Social Media
3 5 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.26%) Smartcard
4 4 (4.21%) VUI
5 3 (3.16%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.11%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.11%) Statistics
7 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.05%) PDA
7 1 (1.05%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.05%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.37%) Windows
2 4 (4.21%) Linux
3 3 (3.16%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.11%) Solaris
4 2 (2.11%) Unix
5 1 (1.05%) Debian
5 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.05%) SUSE
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (14.74%) CRM
3 8 (8.42%) Business Analysis
3 8 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (7.37%) Service Management
5 6 (6.32%) Business Continuity
5 6 (6.32%) Configuration Management
5 6 (6.32%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (6.32%) ITIL
5 6 (6.32%) Scrum
6 5 (5.26%) ATDD
6 5 (5.26%) Change Control
6 5 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (5.26%) Data Analysis
6 5 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (5.26%) Network Management
6 5 (5.26%) Performance Testing
6 5 (5.26%) TDD
6 5 (5.26%) Test Management
6 5 (5.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.42%) SQL
2 6 (6.32%) C#
3 5 (5.26%) Java
4 3 (3.16%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.11%) C
6 1 (1.05%) C++
6 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.05%) Python
6 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.37%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.32%) ISEB
3 5 (5.26%) Degree
3 5 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (5.26%) MBA
4 4 (4.21%) CCNA
4 4 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.21%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.16%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.11%) BC Cleared
6 2 (2.11%) CCNP
6 2 (2.11%) CCVP
7 1 (1.05%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.05%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (1.05%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.21%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.21%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (3.16%) Firmware
4 2 (2.11%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (2.11%) XenApp
4 2 (2.11%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (7.37%) Cisco UCCX
2 5 (5.26%) Cisco IPCC
2 5 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (3.16%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (3.16%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (3.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (28.42%) Cisco
2 21 (22.11%) Avaya
3 12 (12.63%) Microsoft
4 9 (9.47%) EMC
4 9 (9.47%) Genesys
5 6 (6.32%) VMware
6 5 (5.26%) Verint
7 4 (4.21%) Google
7 4 (4.21%) Juniper
7 4 (4.21%) Mitel
8 3 (3.16%) BT
8 3 (3.16%) Citrix
8 3 (3.16%) Oracle
9 2 (2.11%) Capita
9 2 (2.11%) Sun
10 1 (1.05%) Acme Packet
10 1 (1.05%) Altiris
10 1 (1.05%) Meraki
10 1 (1.05%) NICE Systems
10 1 (1.05%) Pega
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