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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 525 508 516
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +8
Contract jobs citing IVR 70 77 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.46% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 43 35
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£450 £381 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £215 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £489 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £355 £365
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.50 -
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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
17183 16801 16184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.43% 32.84% 33.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10979 10243 9989
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 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 671 704 655
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% +14.28%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +3 27 £400 -3.61% 2
South West -4 11 £525 +11.70%
South East -18 10 £450 +69.81%
North West -32 8 £450 +78.92% 1
Yorkshire -23 7 £400 +28.00%
East of England +4 4 £425 +23.63%
West Midlands +9 3 £500 +26.58% 1
East Midlands -11 3 £350 -22.22%
North East -37 1 £525 +23.52%
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IVR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 45 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 41 (32.54%) VoIP
3 39 (30.95%) Cisco
4 29 (23.02%) Avaya
5 25 (19.84%) PBX
6 24 (19.05%) Finance
7 22 (17.46%) LAN
8 21 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (16.67%) IP Telephony
9 20 (15.87%) WAN
10 18 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (12.70%) Firewall
11 16 (12.70%) Security Cleared
12 15 (11.90%) Cisco CUCM
13 14 (11.11%) VLAN
13 14 (11.11%) Cisco IPCC
13 14 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (11.11%) CRM
14 13 (10.32%) EIGRP
14 13 (10.32%) Retail
14 13 (10.32%) Cisco UCCX
15 12 (9.52%) Banking
15 12 (9.52%) Network Security
16 11 (8.73%) Genesys
16 11 (8.73%) ITIL
16 11 (8.73%) Verint
17 10 (7.94%) CTI
17 10 (7.94%) OSPF
17 10 (7.94%) Project Management
17 10 (7.94%) QSIG

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 6 (4.76%) CMS
1 6 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (3.97%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.17%) Lync
3 4 (3.17%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.79%) Confluence
5 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.79%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (3.97%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.59%) MS Project
4 2 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.38%) Office 365
2 1 (0.79%) Force.com
2 1 (0.79%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 41 (32.54%) VoIP
2 25 (19.84%) PBX
3 22 (17.46%) LAN
4 21 (16.67%) IP Telephony
5 20 (15.87%) WAN
6 16 (12.70%) Firewall
7 14 (11.11%) VLAN
8 13 (10.32%) EIGRP
9 12 (9.52%) Network Security
10 10 (7.94%) Cisco ICM
10 10 (7.94%) OSPF
10 10 (7.94%) CTI
10 10 (7.94%) QSIG
11 9 (7.14%) DHCP
11 9 (7.14%) DPNSS
12 8 (6.35%) TCP/IP
12 8 (6.35%) DNS
13 7 (5.56%) Internet
13 7 (5.56%) MPLS
13 7 (5.56%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.17%) DB2
2 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.79%) Subversion
2 1 (0.79%) JIRA
2 1 (0.79%) ClearCase
General
1 45 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 24 (19.05%) Finance
3 13 (10.32%) Retail
4 12 (9.52%) Banking
5 8 (6.35%) Billing
5 8 (6.35%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.59%) Marketing
6 2 (1.59%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.59%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.79%) German Language
Job Titles
1 22 (17.46%) Analyst
2 18 (14.29%) Architect
3 17 (13.49%) Designer
4 16 (12.70%) Voice Engineer
5 13 (10.32%) Test Analyst
6 9 (7.14%) Network Engineer
6 9 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (7.14%) Solutions Designer
6 9 (7.14%) Senior Voice Engineer
7 8 (6.35%) VoIP Engineer
8 6 (4.76%) Telecoms Engineer
8 6 (4.76%) Avaya Engineer
8 6 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (4.76%) Consultant
8 6 (4.76%) Business Analyst
9 5 (3.97%) Tester
9 5 (3.97%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.17%) Test Manager
10 4 (3.17%) Lead Designer
10 4 (3.17%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.56%) 802.1X
2 6 (4.76%) SAML
2 6 (4.76%) Middleware
3 5 (3.97%) REST
4 4 (3.17%) XMPP
4 4 (3.17%) XML
4 4 (3.17%) J2EE
5 3 (2.38%) HTML
5 3 (2.38%) SOAP
5 3 (2.38%) Web Services
6 2 (1.59%) XSD
7 1 (0.79%) JMS
7 1 (0.79%) WSDL
7 1 (0.79%) DHTML
7 1 (0.79%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.79%) Struts
7 1 (0.79%) .NET
7 1 (0.79%) EJB
7 1 (0.79%) CSS
7 1 (0.79%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.35%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.76%) User Experience
3 4 (3.17%) Handset
3 4 (3.17%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.59%) Social Media
5 2 (1.59%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.59%) NHS
6 1 (0.79%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.79%) PDA
6 1 (0.79%) Statistics
6 1 (0.79%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.79%) VUI
6 1 (0.79%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.79%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.56%) Windows
2 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (2.38%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.38%) Android
3 3 (2.38%) Windows 2000
3 3 (2.38%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.79%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (11.11%) CRM
4 11 (8.73%) ITIL
5 10 (7.94%) Project Management
6 8 (6.35%) WFM
7 7 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (5.56%) Performance Management
7 7 (5.56%) Business Analysis
8 6 (4.76%) Migration
8 6 (4.76%) Service Delivery
8 6 (4.76%) PRINCE2
8 6 (4.76%) Email Management
9 5 (3.97%) Cisco ICM Scripting
9 5 (3.97%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (3.97%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (3.17%) SOA
10 4 (3.17%) Business Continuity
10 4 (3.17%) Test Management
11 3 (2.38%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.97%) SQL
1 5 (3.97%) Java
2 4 (3.17%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.38%) C
4 2 (1.59%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.59%) VBScript
5 1 (0.79%) VB
5 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.79%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (12.70%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (7.94%) SC Cleared
4 8 (6.35%) CCVP
4 8 (6.35%) CCNP
5 6 (4.76%) CCNA
6 5 (3.97%) ISTQB
6 5 (3.97%) Degree
7 3 (2.38%) CCIE
7 3 (2.38%) BC Cleared
8 2 (1.59%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.59%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.79%) MCSE
9 1 (0.79%) MCSA
9 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.79%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) QA
2 2 (1.59%) SLA
3 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (3.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (11.90%) Cisco CUCM
2 14 (11.11%) Cisco IPCC
3 13 (10.32%) Cisco UCCX
4 10 (7.94%) Cisco UCCE
5 8 (6.35%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (3.17%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 39 (30.95%) Cisco
2 29 (23.02%) Avaya
3 11 (8.73%) Genesys
3 11 (8.73%) Verint
4 7 (5.56%) Citrix
5 6 (4.76%) Adobe
5 6 (4.76%) Splunk
5 6 (4.76%) KANA
6 4 (3.17%) Mitel
6 4 (3.17%) Capita
6 4 (3.17%) Nortel
6 4 (3.17%) Oracle
6 4 (3.17%) CA
6 4 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.38%) Websense
7 3 (2.38%) Ericsson
7 3 (2.38%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.38%) Polycom
7 3 (2.38%) Nokia
8 2 (1.59%) Siemens
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