The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IVR in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IVR over the 3 months to 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 59 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IVR 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.47% - 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.80% - 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £355 £365
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £33.50 £14.96
% change year-on-year
-33.67% +123.93%
IVR
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
167 153 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 26.05% 31.10% 29.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 74 59
Average daily rate £375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 25 42
Average hourly rate £19.00 £28.50 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +25.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £16.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £39.08 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +7.69%

IVR
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IVR across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

IVR Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

IVR
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IVR across the Essex region.

IVR Daily Rate Trend in Essex

IVR
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IVR within the Essex region over the 3 months to 5 August 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
Chelmsford - 3 £363 -
IVR
East of England

IVR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
2 3 (60.00%) PBX
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (60.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) ATM
3 2 (40.00%) ISDN
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Frame Relay
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) H.323
3 2 (40.00%) CCVP
3 2 (40.00%) Mitel
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Handset
4 1 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (20.00%) Siemens
4 1 (20.00%) PSTN
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) XMPP

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) PBX
1 3 (60.00%) VoIP
1 3 (60.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) H.323
2 2 (40.00%) Frame Relay
2 2 (40.00%) ATM
2 2 (40.00%) ISDN
3 1 (20.00%) PSTN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) VoIP Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Handset
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCVP
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Mitel
3 1 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (20.00%) Siemens