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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 500 479 474
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -5
Contract jobs citing IVR 52 69 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.15% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.48% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 36 25
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.94% -10.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £206 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £488 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
-14.36% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +41.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.50
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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
14586 14503 12911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.58% 31.45% 31.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9093 8989 7897
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 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 554 590 721
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.68 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -11.60%

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 4 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 4 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 -11 21 £368 +27.82% 2
South East -26 16 £388 -6.06% 2
East of England - 6 £210 -
East Midlands +5 2 - -
South West -9 2 £238 -44.11%
North West -16 2 - - 2
West Midlands -8 1 - -
Yorkshire -30 1 £450 +26.40%
North East - 1 - - 1
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IVR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 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 53 (34.87%) Telecoms
2 42 (27.63%) Windows
2 42 (27.63%) PBX
3 39 (25.66%) Cisco
4 38 (25.00%) VoIP
4 38 (25.00%) Finance
5 30 (19.74%) MS Excel
6 29 (19.08%) WAN
7 28 (18.42%) Microsoft
7 28 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (17.76%) LAN
9 26 (17.11%) SQL
9 26 (17.11%) Verint
10 24 (15.79%) TCP/IP
10 24 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
11 23 (15.13%) CRM
11 23 (15.13%) WFM
11 23 (15.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 22 (14.47%) IP Telephony
13 20 (13.16%) Avaya
13 20 (13.16%) Oracle
14 19 (12.50%) Java
14 19 (12.50%) Project Management
15 18 (11.84%) CCNA
16 17 (11.18%) .NET
16 17 (11.18%) SQL Server
16 17 (11.18%) CMS
17 16 (10.53%) Perl
17 16 (10.53%) Solaris
18 15 (9.87%) Apache

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 17 (11.18%) CMS
2 15 (9.87%) Apache
3 14 (9.21%) WebLogic
3 14 (9.21%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (3.95%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.32%) Confluence
7 1 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.66%) Lync
Applications
1 30 (19.74%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (3.29%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (6.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (27.63%) PBX
2 38 (25.00%) VoIP
3 29 (19.08%) WAN
4 27 (17.76%) LAN
5 24 (15.79%) TCP/IP
6 22 (14.47%) IP Telephony
7 14 (9.21%) Firewall
8 10 (6.58%) OSPF
8 10 (6.58%) EIGRP
9 9 (5.92%) Cisco ICM
9 9 (5.92%) CTI
9 9 (5.92%) SSL
10 8 (5.26%) Internet
11 7 (4.61%) IGRP
11 7 (4.61%) MPLS
11 7 (4.61%) BGP
11 7 (4.61%) SMS
11 7 (4.61%) Ethernet
12 6 (3.95%) Asterisk PBX
12 6 (3.95%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.18%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (6.58%) Oracle Database
3 10 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (5.26%) MS Access
4 8 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
4 8 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (4.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.63%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.63%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.66%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 6 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (3.29%) GCC
3 3 (1.97%) JIRA
4 2 (1.32%) Subversion
4 2 (1.32%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.66%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.66%) MSTest
General
1 53 (34.87%) Telecoms
2 38 (25.00%) Finance
3 13 (8.55%) Billing
4 12 (7.89%) Banking
4 12 (7.89%) Retail
5 6 (3.95%) Legal
6 3 (1.97%) Back Office
6 3 (1.97%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.32%) Law
7 2 (1.32%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.66%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.66%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (27.63%) Analyst
2 21 (13.82%) Project Manager
3 12 (7.89%) VoIP Engineer
4 11 (7.24%) Applications Engineer
5 10 (6.58%) Test Analyst
6 9 (5.92%) Voice Engineer
6 9 (5.92%) Designer
7 8 (5.26%) Applications Support
7 8 (5.26%) Network Analyst
8 7 (4.61%) Cisco Engineer
8 7 (4.61%) Network Engineer
9 5 (3.29%) Architect
9 5 (3.29%) Consultant
9 5 (3.29%) Telephony Analyst
10 4 (2.63%) Platform Engineer
10 4 (2.63%) Voice Design Engineer
10 4 (2.63%) Test Leader
10 4 (2.63%) VoIP Specialist
10 4 (2.63%) Senior Voice Engineer
10 4 (2.63%) Cisco Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.18%) .NET
2 12 (7.89%) Web Services
3 7 (4.61%) WCF
4 6 (3.95%) ASP.NET
4 6 (3.95%) HTML
5 5 (3.29%) SOAP
5 5 (3.29%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (3.29%) VXML
6 4 (2.63%) JSON
7 3 (1.97%) XML
7 3 (1.97%) REST
8 2 (1.32%) Sass
8 2 (1.32%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (1.32%) SignalR
8 2 (1.32%) CSS
8 2 (1.32%) jQuery
9 1 (0.66%) Java EE
9 1 (0.66%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.29%) e-Health
2 5 (3.29%) Biometrics
3 3 (1.97%) Handset
3 3 (1.97%) Social Media
4 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.66%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.66%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.66%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.66%) VUI
5 1 (0.66%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 42 (27.63%) Windows
2 23 (15.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (10.53%) Solaris
4 12 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (7.24%) Windows XP
6 9 (5.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (5.26%) Windows Vista
8 6 (3.95%) UNIX
9 5 (3.29%) Linux
10 3 (1.97%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.66%) AIX
11 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.13%) CRM
1 23 (15.13%) WFM
2 19 (12.50%) Project Management
3 14 (9.21%) Data Analysis
4 13 (8.55%) ITIL
5 12 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (5.26%) Telemarketing
6 8 (5.26%) Migration
6 8 (5.26%) Workflow
7 7 (4.61%) PRINCE2
8 6 (3.95%) Analytics
8 6 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (3.95%) Business Continuity
8 6 (3.95%) Risk Management
9 5 (3.29%) Project Planning
9 5 (3.29%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (3.29%) Test Strategy
9 5 (3.29%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (3.29%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (17.11%) SQL
2 19 (12.50%) Java
3 16 (10.53%) Perl
4 15 (9.87%) JavaScript
4 15 (9.87%) C#
5 9 (5.92%) Bash Shell
6 6 (3.95%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.29%) Korn
8 2 (1.32%) VB
9 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (11.84%) CCNA
3 15 (9.87%) Security Cleared
4 13 (8.55%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.29%) CCIE
6 4 (2.63%) CCNP
7 3 (1.97%) ISEB
7 3 (1.97%) VCP4
8 2 (1.32%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.66%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.66%) Degree
9 1 (0.66%) Avaya Certification
9 1 (0.66%) PMP
9 1 (0.66%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.58%) QA
2 6 (3.95%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.29%) OpenSSH
2 4 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.66%) NFS
3 1 (0.66%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 8 (5.26%) Cisco UCCE
1 8 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (3.95%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (3.29%) CA Spectrum
4 4 (2.63%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (1.32%) NetCrunch
5 2 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.66%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 39 (25.66%) Cisco
2 28 (18.42%) Microsoft
3 26 (17.11%) Verint
4 20 (13.16%) Avaya
4 20 (13.16%) Oracle
5 11 (7.24%) Sun
6 7 (4.61%) Remedy
6 7 (4.61%) IBM
7 6 (3.95%) F5
8 5 (3.29%) Nortel
8 5 (3.29%) Genesys
8 5 (3.29%) CA
9 4 (2.63%) Ericsson
9 4 (2.63%) Nokia
9 4 (2.63%) Mitel
10 3 (1.97%) BT
10 3 (1.97%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.32%) Dell
11 2 (1.32%) Juniper
11 2 (1.32%) Blue Coat
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