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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 489 479 481
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing IVR 68 60 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.14% 0.084%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.43% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 20 17
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.60% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £482 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £375 £344
% change year-on-year
-12.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +37.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
- -22.58%
IVR
UK

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
14152 13841 12436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.47% 31.47% 30.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9029 8668 7539
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 570 554 752
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £11.91 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 22 £351 +64.94% 3
South East +2 20 £400 +6.66% 3
Yorkshire -16 6 £303 -16.89% 1
East of England - 6 £210 - 1
South West -12 5 £500 +17.64%
West Midlands +3 3 £500 +1.01% 1
North West -10 3 - - 1
East Midlands - 2 £500 - 1
IVR
UK

IVR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 52 (31.52%) Telecoms
2 41 (24.85%) Windows
2 41 (24.85%) PBX
3 38 (23.03%) Cisco
4 37 (22.42%) Finance
5 34 (20.61%) VoIP
5 34 (20.61%) Microsoft
6 31 (18.79%) MS Excel
6 31 (18.79%) WFM
7 30 (18.18%) CRM
8 27 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
9 26 (15.76%) LAN
9 26 (15.76%) WAN
10 24 (14.55%) SQL
10 24 (14.55%) Verint
11 23 (13.94%) Windows Server 2008
12 22 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
13 21 (12.73%) TCP/IP
14 20 (12.12%) Avaya
14 20 (12.12%) IP Telephony
15 19 (11.52%) Project Management
15 19 (11.52%) Oracle
16 18 (10.91%) CCNA
17 17 (10.30%) SQL Server
17 17 (10.30%) CMS
18 16 (9.70%) Perl
18 16 (9.70%) Java
18 16 (9.70%) Solaris
19 15 (9.09%) Apache
19 15 (9.09%) C#

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 17 (10.30%) CMS
2 15 (9.09%) Apache
3 14 (8.48%) WebLogic
3 14 (8.48%) Tomcat
4 8 (4.85%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (3.03%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.21%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.61%) Lync
Applications
1 31 (18.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (24.85%) PBX
2 34 (20.61%) VoIP
3 26 (15.76%) LAN
3 26 (15.76%) WAN
4 21 (12.73%) TCP/IP
5 20 (12.12%) IP Telephony
6 12 (7.27%) Firewall
7 9 (5.45%) SMS
7 9 (5.45%) CTI
8 7 (4.24%) SSL
9 6 (3.64%) BGP
9 6 (3.64%) MPLS
9 6 (3.64%) OSPF
9 6 (3.64%) Internet
9 6 (3.64%) EIGRP
9 6 (3.64%) Ethernet
9 6 (3.64%) ISDN
9 6 (3.64%) Asterisk PBX
10 5 (3.03%) PABX
10 5 (3.03%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.30%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (6.06%) Oracle Database
3 10 (6.06%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (4.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (4.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 8 (4.85%) MS Access
5 7 (4.24%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (4.24%) SAP BI
6 6 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.42%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.21%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 6 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (3.03%) GCC
3 2 (1.21%) CruiseControl
3 2 (1.21%) Subversion
4 1 (0.61%) MSTest
4 1 (0.61%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.61%) JIRA
General
1 52 (31.52%) Telecoms
2 37 (22.42%) Finance
3 13 (7.88%) Billing
3 13 (7.88%) Retail
4 8 (4.85%) Banking
5 4 (2.42%) Legal
6 3 (1.82%) Back Office
6 3 (1.82%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.82%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.21%) Marketing
7 2 (1.21%) Law
8 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (27.27%) Analyst
2 26 (15.76%) Project Manager
3 14 (8.48%) Designer
4 12 (7.27%) VoIP Engineer
5 11 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
6 10 (6.06%) Test Analyst
7 8 (4.85%) Network Analyst
7 8 (4.85%) Applications Support
8 7 (4.24%) Voice Engineer
9 6 (3.64%) Business Intelligence Manager
9 6 (3.64%) Support Engineer
10 5 (3.03%) Test Leader
10 5 (3.03%) Telephony Analyst
10 5 (3.03%) Business Analyst
10 5 (3.03%) Architect
10 5 (3.03%) Solutions Designer
10 5 (3.03%) Consultant
11 4 (2.42%) Business Manager
11 4 (2.42%) Cisco Engineer
11 4 (2.42%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.09%) .NET
2 12 (7.27%) Web Services
3 7 (4.24%) WCF
4 6 (3.64%) ASP.NET
4 6 (3.64%) HTML
5 5 (3.03%) SOAP
5 5 (3.03%) VXML
5 5 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (2.42%) JSON
7 3 (1.82%) REST
7 3 (1.82%) XML
7 3 (1.82%) CSS
8 2 (1.21%) jQuery
8 2 (1.21%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (1.21%) Sass
8 2 (1.21%) SignalR
9 1 (0.61%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.03%) Biometrics
3 5 (3.03%) e-Health
4 3 (1.82%) Social Media
4 3 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (1.82%) Handset
5 2 (1.21%) CMDB
5 2 (1.21%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.21%) VUI
5 2 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.61%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 41 (24.85%) Windows
2 23 (13.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (9.70%) Solaris
4 10 (6.06%) Windows XP
5 9 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (4.85%) Windows Vista
7 6 (3.64%) UNIX
8 5 (3.03%) Linux
9 2 (1.21%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.61%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.61%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (18.79%) WFM
2 30 (18.18%) CRM
3 19 (11.52%) Project Management
4 14 (8.48%) ITIL
4 14 (8.48%) Data Analysis
5 12 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (5.45%) Analytics
6 9 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (5.45%) Migration
7 8 (4.85%) Workflow
7 8 (4.85%) Telemarketing
7 8 (4.85%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (4.85%) PRINCE2
8 6 (3.64%) Risk Management
8 6 (3.64%) Business Continuity
8 6 (3.64%) Line Management
9 5 (3.03%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (3.03%) Business Analysis
9 5 (3.03%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (14.55%) SQL
2 16 (9.70%) Perl
2 16 (9.70%) Java
3 15 (9.09%) C#
4 14 (8.48%) JavaScript
5 9 (5.45%) Bash Shell
6 6 (3.64%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.03%) Korn
8 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (10.91%) CCNA
3 14 (8.48%) Security Cleared
4 12 (7.27%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.42%) CCIE
6 3 (1.82%) CCNP
6 3 (1.82%) ISEB
7 2 (1.21%) Degree
7 2 (1.21%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.61%) PMP
8 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.67%) QA
2 6 (3.64%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.03%) OpenSSH
3 1 (0.61%) Cygwin
3 1 (0.61%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (4.85%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.03%) CA Spectrum
2 5 (3.03%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (2.42%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.61%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.61%) NetCrunch
Vendors
1 38 (23.03%) Cisco
2 34 (20.61%) Microsoft
3 24 (14.55%) Verint
4 20 (12.12%) Avaya
5 19 (11.52%) Oracle
6 12 (7.27%) Genesys
7 10 (6.06%) Sun
8 7 (4.24%) SAP
9 6 (3.64%) Remedy
9 6 (3.64%) IBM
10 5 (3.03%) F5
10 5 (3.03%) CA
11 4 (2.42%) Mitel
11 4 (2.42%) Nortel
12 3 (1.82%) Ericsson
12 3 (1.82%) Nokia
12 3 (1.82%) BT
13 2 (1.21%) CheckPoint
14 1 (0.61%) SolarWinds
14 1 (0.61%) HP
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