The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IVR in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IVR over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 97 95 75
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -20
Contract jobs citing IVR 6 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.41% 0.49% 0.095%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.23% 1.65% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 0
Median daily rate £300 £353 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £355
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +19.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.22 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.24% -33.67%
IVR
West Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
487 485 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 33.04% 29.66% 30.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 348 202
Median daily rate £413 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 5
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £9.16 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.93 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -8.43%

IVR
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing IVR as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

IVR Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

IVR
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

IVR Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

IVR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IVR also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for IVR.

1 12 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 8 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 4 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Test Planning
3 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 4 (28.57%) WAN
3 4 (28.57%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (21.43%) LAN
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco
4 3 (21.43%) Speech Recognition
5 2 (14.29%) Citrix
5 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
5 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
5 2 (14.29%) Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) CCNP
5 2 (14.29%) CCNA
5 2 (14.29%) SLA
5 2 (14.29%) VoIP
5 2 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (7.14%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
6 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) WAN
2 3 (21.43%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
General
1 12 (85.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Analyst
2 8 (57.14%) Telecoms Analyst
2 8 (57.14%) Telecoms Test Analyst
2 8 (57.14%) Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Call Centre Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Test Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Telephony Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Test Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Implementation Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Voice Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 4 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Test Planning
2 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Speech Recognition
4 2 (14.29%) Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) CAD
5 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) CCNA
2 2 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP Voice
3 1 (7.14%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
1 2 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) HP
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Avaya
4 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) Genesys