The first 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the London region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 387 393 401
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Contract jobs citing IVR 12 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.051% 0.078% 0.083%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.24% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 8
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£319 £500 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.25% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £195 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £552 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £365 £378
% change year-on-year
-2.73% -3.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £14.96 -
% change year-on-year
+123.93% -
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7227 7919 8181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.65% 32.65% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4852 5457 5531
Average daily rate £450 £462 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.49% -0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 172 204
Average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £14.59 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.75 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+1.20% -19.35%
IVR
England

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 4 - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
IVR
England

IVR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 9 (33.33%) .NET
2 7 (25.93%) CRM
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) Lync
3 6 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 6 (22.22%) SQL
3 6 (22.22%) Web Services
3 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (18.52%) QA
4 5 (18.52%) Finance
4 5 (18.52%) Banking
4 5 (18.52%) Billing
4 5 (18.52%) C#
4 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
4 5 (18.52%) Back Office
4 5 (18.52%) Project Management
5 4 (14.81%) Change Management
5 4 (14.81%) Cisco
5 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (14.81%) ETL
5 4 (14.81%) Mitel
5 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (14.81%) Unified Communications
6 3 (11.11%) Analytics
6 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
6 3 (11.11%) Cisco ICM Scripting
6 3 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (11.11%) Cucumber
6 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 7 (25.93%) Lync
2 3 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Unified Communications
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco ICM
2 3 (11.11%) FTP
2 3 (11.11%) HTTP
2 3 (11.11%) PBX
2 3 (11.11%) CTI
3 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.41%) Softphone
4 1 (3.70%) ISDN
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.70%) SAN
4 1 (3.70%) QSIG
4 1 (3.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (11.11%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (18.52%) Back Office
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
1 5 (18.52%) Banking
1 5 (18.52%) Billing
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.41%) Publishing
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco Engineer
1 4 (14.81%) Voice Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Architect
2 3 (11.11%) Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Test Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Project Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Tester
3 2 (7.41%) Communications Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) UAT Tester
3 2 (7.41%) Integration Test Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Integration Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Voice Network Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Voice Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) ICT Project Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Mitel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) .NET
2 6 (22.22%) Web Services
3 3 (11.11%) XML
3 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 3 (11.11%) VXML
3 3 (11.11%) WCF
3 3 (11.11%) HTML
3 3 (11.11%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (3.70%) WebCenter
4 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Smartcard
1 3 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Handset
3 1 (3.70%) CLARiiON
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Online Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.70%) Social Media
3 1 (3.70%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) CRM
2 6 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (18.52%) Project Management
4 4 (14.81%) Change Management
4 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (14.81%) ETL
5 3 (11.11%) ERP
5 3 (11.11%) Workflow
5 3 (11.11%) SOA
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 3 (11.11%) Information Security
5 3 (11.11%) TDD
5 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Software Architecture
5 3 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 3 (11.11%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) C#
3 2 (7.41%) Java
3 2 (7.41%) Python
3 2 (7.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) ISEB
1 3 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco
2 4 (14.81%) Mitel
3 3 (11.11%) Avaya
3 3 (11.11%) HP
3 3 (11.11%) Cognos
4 2 (7.41%) Business Objects
4 2 (7.41%) Nortel
4 2 (7.41%) Genesys
4 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.70%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.70%) Informatica
5 1 (3.70%) EMC
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) Siebel
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