The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IVR in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IVR over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 87 - 74
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IVR 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.13% - 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.50% - 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£365 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 - £14.96
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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 Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
397 299 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 26.19% 24.13% 30.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 145 116
Average daily rate £363 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £192 £165
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 17 29 25
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.48 £11.30 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £46.00 £24.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

IVR
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

IVR Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

IVR
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

IVR Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

IVR
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IVR across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

IVR Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

IVR
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

IVR Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

IVR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Capita
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) PBX
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) PBX
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) OSPF
1 1 (33.33%) BGP
1 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
1 1 (33.33%) IGRP
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Kanban
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Capita
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco