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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 374 365 357
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs citing IVR 21 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.10% 0.046%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.27% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 6
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£350 £213 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.82% -48.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £298 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £375 £344
% change year-on-year
-12.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
- -22.58%
IVR
England

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
7416 8159 7388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.34% 37.36% 37.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5210 5617 5193
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 155 190
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +17.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £17.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -10.35%

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 27 January 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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IVR within the London region over the 3 months to 27 January 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
City of London +18 5 £351 -
Bromley - - - -
IVR
England

IVR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 12 (35.29%) Windows
1 12 (35.29%) CRM
2 11 (32.35%) Finance
3 10 (29.41%) Telecoms
3 10 (29.41%) Project Management
3 10 (29.41%) Billing
4 9 (26.47%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (23.53%) Windows XP
5 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
5 8 (23.53%) MS Access
5 8 (23.53%) C#
5 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 8 (23.53%) SQL
5 8 (23.53%) .NET
5 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
5 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 8 (23.53%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2000
5 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (23.53%) Windows Vista
5 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (17.65%) Cisco
6 6 (17.65%) WAN
6 6 (17.65%) PBX
7 5 (14.71%) LAN
7 5 (14.71%) VoIP
7 5 (14.71%) IBM

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (23.53%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (14.71%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.94%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) WAN
1 6 (17.65%) PBX
2 5 (14.71%) LAN
2 5 (14.71%) VoIP
2 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
2 5 (14.71%) BGP
2 5 (14.71%) OSPF
2 5 (14.71%) Firewall
3 4 (11.76%) EIGRP
4 3 (8.82%) IGRP
4 3 (8.82%) Wireless
5 2 (5.88%) MVNO
5 2 (5.88%) 4G
5 2 (5.88%) PABX
5 2 (5.88%) DNS
6 1 (2.94%) SSL
6 1 (2.94%) VPN
6 1 (2.94%) Internet
6 1 (2.94%) Extranet
6 1 (2.94%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (23.53%) MS Access
2 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2000
2 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
3 4 (11.76%) RDBMS
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 10 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 10 (29.41%) Billing
3 5 (14.71%) Banking
3 5 (14.71%) Retail
4 3 (8.82%) Back Office
5 2 (5.88%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.94%) Multimedia
6 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Applications Support
2 7 (20.59%) Project Manager
3 4 (11.76%) Network Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Applications Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Process Designer
5 2 (5.88%) Designer
5 2 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (5.88%) Quality Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Network Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) .NET
2 5 (14.71%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (11.76%) Web Services
4 1 (2.94%) Rendezvous
4 1 (2.94%) XML
4 1 (2.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Handset
3 1 (2.94%) Biometrics
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Social Media
3 1 (2.94%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) Windows XP
2 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (23.53%) Windows Vista
2 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) UNIX
3 1 (2.94%) Solaris
3 1 (2.94%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) CRM
2 10 (29.41%) Project Management
3 4 (11.76%) Project Planning
4 3 (8.82%) Workflow
4 3 (8.82%) Migration
4 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
4 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
4 3 (8.82%) Product Management
4 3 (8.82%) Test Planning
5 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.88%) Service Management
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL
6 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.94%) Validation
6 1 (2.94%) Speech Recognition
6 1 (2.94%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.94%) Release Management
6 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) C#
1 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
1 8 (23.53%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) Perl
2 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) CCNP
1 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (2.94%) ISEB
3 1 (2.94%) CCIE
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.94%) NetCrunch
2 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) Cisco
3 5 (14.71%) IBM
4 4 (11.76%) Avaya
4 4 (11.76%) Oracle
5 3 (8.82%) Nortel
6 2 (5.88%) Verint
6 2 (5.88%) Mitel
6 2 (5.88%) Genesys
7 1 (2.94%) HP
7 1 (2.94%) Dell
7 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.94%) Juniper
7 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.94%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.94%) Remedy
7 1 (2.94%) BT
7 1 (2.94%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.94%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
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