The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IVR in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IVR over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 379 389 352
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -37
Contract jobs citing IVR 21 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.097% 0.071% 0.097%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.19% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 13
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£370 £320 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -24.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £225 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £555 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7675 8520 7926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.57% 37.61% 38.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5228 5976 5569
Average daily rate £465 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 162 162
Average hourly rate £19.18 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

IVR
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

IVR Jobs Demand Trend in London

IVR
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

IVR Daily Rate Trend in London

IVR
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IVR across the London region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

IVR Daily Rate Histogram in London

IVR
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IVR across the London region.

IVR Hourly Rate Trend in London

IVR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 19 (52.78%) Telecoms
2 16 (44.44%) Cisco
3 14 (38.89%) VoIP
4 13 (36.11%) MS Excel
4 13 (36.11%) CRM
4 13 (36.11%) Windows XP
4 13 (36.11%) Windows
4 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (33.33%) WAN
6 11 (30.56%) LAN
6 11 (30.56%) OSPF
6 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
7 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
7 10 (27.78%) SQL
7 10 (27.78%) .NET
7 10 (27.78%) Finance
7 10 (27.78%) EIGRP
7 10 (27.78%) Billing
8 9 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (22.22%) MS Access
9 8 (22.22%) PBX
9 8 (22.22%) C#
9 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
9 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
9 8 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
9 8 (22.22%) IP Telephony
9 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (22.22%) Windows Vista

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 8 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.56%) Confluence
3 1 (2.78%) Lync
3 1 (2.78%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (36.11%) MS Excel
2 7 (19.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (38.89%) VoIP
2 12 (33.33%) WAN
3 11 (30.56%) LAN
3 11 (30.56%) OSPF
4 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
4 10 (27.78%) EIGRP
5 8 (22.22%) IGRP
5 8 (22.22%) PBX
5 8 (22.22%) IP Telephony
6 7 (19.44%) VLAN
6 7 (19.44%) Firewall
7 6 (16.67%) BGP
7 6 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
8 5 (13.89%) Cisco ICM
8 5 (13.89%) RIP
9 4 (11.11%) Wireless
10 3 (8.33%) 4G
10 3 (8.33%) DNS
11 2 (5.56%) SSL
11 2 (5.56%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.22%) MS Access
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 4 (11.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 19 (52.78%) Telecoms
2 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 10 (27.78%) Billing
3 3 (8.33%) Banking
4 2 (5.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.78%) Retail
5 1 (2.78%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Network Engineer
1 8 (22.22%) Applications Support
2 6 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Voice Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Applications Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Change Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Quality Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Change Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) VoIP Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Applications Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) .NET
2 4 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (2.78%) XML
3 1 (2.78%) Rendezvous
3 1 (2.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Handset
3 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.78%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.78%) Social Media
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Biometrics
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Windows
1 13 (36.11%) Windows XP
1 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (22.22%) Windows Vista
2 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (13.89%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.78%) UNIX
4 1 (2.78%) Solaris
4 1 (2.78%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) CRM
2 7 (19.44%) Project Management
3 3 (8.33%) Migration
3 3 (8.33%) Workflow
4 2 (5.56%) Performance Management
4 2 (5.56%) Kanban
4 2 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.56%) Scrum
4 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.56%) Service Management
4 2 (5.56%) Change Management
4 2 (5.56%) Speech Recognition
5 1 (2.78%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (2.78%) Software Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (2.78%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.78%) Release Management
5 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) SQL
2 8 (22.22%) C#
2 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.33%) Java
4 2 (5.56%) VB
5 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (11.11%) CCNP
3 3 (8.33%) CCNA
4 2 (5.56%) CCVP
5 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.78%) CCIE
5 1 (2.78%) ISEB
5 1 (2.78%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (13.89%) Cisco IPCC
2 5 (13.89%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (5.56%) NetCrunch
3 2 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Cisco
2 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.89%) Avaya
4 4 (11.11%) Oracle
4 4 (11.11%) Nortel
5 2 (5.56%) Verint
5 2 (5.56%) Dell
5 2 (5.56%) Juniper
5 2 (5.56%) Genesys
5 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.56%) Blue Coat
5 2 (5.56%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.78%) Speakerbus
6 1 (2.78%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.78%) Remedy
6 1 (2.78%) Syntegra
6 1 (2.78%) BT
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.78%) HP
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