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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 524 512 464
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -48
Contract jobs citing IVR 48 51 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.099% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.34% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 30 31
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£370 £392 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.61% -7.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
14780 14978 13086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.40% 31.67% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9125 9334 8055
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 582 610 676
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 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
London +7 21 £370 +15.62% 2
South East -27 14 £425 +3.03% 1
West Midlands -4 3 £525 +6.06%
North West -12 3 £230 -48.88% 8
East of England - 3 £210 - 1
East Midlands -7 2 - - 2
Yorkshire -24 1 - - 2
North East - 1 - -
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IVR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 49 (36.03%) Cisco
2 48 (35.29%) Telecoms
3 42 (30.88%) VoIP
4 35 (25.74%) PBX
4 35 (25.74%) Windows
5 34 (25.00%) Finance
6 31 (22.79%) WAN
7 29 (21.32%) LAN
8 26 (19.12%) TCP/IP
8 26 (19.12%) CRM
8 26 (19.12%) IP Telephony
9 25 (18.38%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (16.91%) MS Excel
11 22 (16.18%) SQL
12 21 (15.44%) Microsoft
13 20 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
14 19 (13.97%) CCNA
14 19 (13.97%) Avaya
14 19 (13.97%) Windows Server 2008
15 17 (12.50%) SQL Server
15 17 (12.50%) Verint
16 16 (11.76%) Oracle
17 15 (11.03%) .NET
17 15 (11.03%) Java
17 15 (11.03%) JavaScript
17 15 (11.03%) SQL Server 2008
17 15 (11.03%) Firewall
18 14 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
18 14 (10.29%) Billing
18 14 (10.29%) Windows Server 2003

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 11 (8.09%) Apache
2 10 (7.35%) Tomcat
2 10 (7.35%) WebLogic
3 8 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (5.88%) CMS
4 2 (1.47%) Confluence
4 2 (1.47%) Lync
5 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (16.91%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (3.68%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (7.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (30.88%) VoIP
2 35 (25.74%) PBX
3 31 (22.79%) WAN
4 29 (21.32%) LAN
5 26 (19.12%) TCP/IP
5 26 (19.12%) IP Telephony
6 15 (11.03%) Firewall
7 13 (9.56%) Cisco ICM
8 12 (8.82%) EIGRP
8 12 (8.82%) OSPF
9 11 (8.09%) CTI
10 9 (6.62%) IGRP
10 9 (6.62%) VLAN
11 8 (5.88%) Internet
11 8 (5.88%) ISDN
12 7 (5.15%) Ethernet
12 7 (5.15%) MPLS
12 7 (5.15%) BGP
13 6 (4.41%) Cisco IPT
13 6 (4.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (7.35%) Oracle Database
3 10 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (5.88%) MS Access
4 8 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
4 8 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (5.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (4.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.94%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.94%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.74%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 2 (1.47%) JIRA
2 1 (0.74%) GCC
General
1 48 (35.29%) Telecoms
2 34 (25.00%) Finance
3 14 (10.29%) Billing
4 8 (5.88%) Banking
5 7 (5.15%) Retail
6 6 (4.41%) Legal
7 3 (2.21%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.74%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 28 (20.59%) Analyst
2 13 (9.56%) Project Manager
2 13 (9.56%) VoIP Engineer
3 11 (8.09%) Voice Engineer
3 11 (8.09%) Applications Engineer
4 10 (7.35%) Network Engineer
5 9 (6.62%) Cisco Engineer
6 8 (5.88%) Applications Support
6 8 (5.88%) Network Analyst
7 7 (5.15%) Architect
8 6 (4.41%) Test Analyst
8 6 (4.41%) Consultant
8 6 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.41%) Designer
9 4 (2.94%) Test Leader
9 4 (2.94%) Senior Design Engineer
9 4 (2.94%) Cisco Voice Engineer
9 4 (2.94%) Platform Engineer
9 4 (2.94%) Voice Design Engineer
9 4 (2.94%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.03%) .NET
2 9 (6.62%) Web Services
3 6 (4.41%) HTML
3 6 (4.41%) SOAP
4 5 (3.68%) ASP.NET
4 5 (3.68%) WCF
5 4 (2.94%) REST
5 4 (2.94%) JSON
6 2 (1.47%) VXML
6 2 (1.47%) XML
7 1 (0.74%) XSD
7 1 (0.74%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.74%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.41%) Biometrics
3 5 (3.68%) Handset
3 5 (3.68%) e-Health
4 3 (2.21%) Social Media
5 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.74%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.74%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.74%) Statistics
6 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.74%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.74%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.74%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 35 (25.74%) Windows
2 19 (13.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (10.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (9.56%) Windows XP
5 12 (8.82%) Solaris
6 9 (6.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (5.88%) Windows Vista
8 6 (4.41%) UNIX
9 5 (3.68%) Linux
9 5 (3.68%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.74%) AIX
10 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (19.12%) CRM
2 14 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (9.56%) ITIL
3 13 (9.56%) Project Management
3 13 (9.56%) WFM
4 9 (6.62%) Workflow
5 8 (5.88%) Migration
5 8 (5.88%) Telemarketing
5 8 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (5.15%) Analytics
7 6 (4.41%) Business Continuity
7 6 (4.41%) Data Analysis
8 5 (3.68%) PRINCE2
8 5 (3.68%) Test Strategy
8 5 (3.68%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (3.68%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (3.68%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (2.94%) Capacity Management
9 4 (2.94%) Network Design
9 4 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.18%) SQL
2 15 (11.03%) Java
2 15 (11.03%) JavaScript
3 13 (9.56%) C#
4 12 (8.82%) Perl
5 9 (6.62%) Bash Shell
6 6 (4.41%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.47%) VB
8 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.74%) Korn
Qualifications
1 25 (18.38%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (13.97%) CCNA
3 14 (10.29%) Security Cleared
4 13 (9.56%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.68%) CCIE
6 4 (2.94%) CCNP
7 2 (1.47%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.47%) CCVP
8 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.74%) ISEB
8 1 (0.74%) Avaya Certification
8 1 (0.74%) PMP
8 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.88%) QA
2 6 (4.41%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.74%) OpenSSH
2 1 (0.74%) Cygwin
2 1 (0.74%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (7.35%) Cisco UCCE
1 10 (7.35%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (4.41%) Cisco IPCC
2 6 (4.41%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (3.68%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.47%) NetCrunch
4 2 (1.47%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 49 (36.03%) Cisco
2 21 (15.44%) Microsoft
3 19 (13.97%) Avaya
4 17 (12.50%) Verint
5 16 (11.76%) Oracle
6 11 (8.09%) Sun
7 7 (5.15%) Remedy
8 6 (4.41%) Mitel
8 6 (4.41%) F5
9 5 (3.68%) Nortel
9 5 (3.68%) CA
9 5 (3.68%) Genesys
10 4 (2.94%) Ericsson
10 4 (2.94%) Nokia
11 3 (2.21%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.21%) BT
12 2 (1.47%) Blue Coat
12 2 (1.47%) SonicWALL
12 2 (1.47%) IBM
12 2 (1.47%) Dell
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