The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IVR in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IVR over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 70 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IVR 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.24% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£243 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Miscellaneous Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
201 172 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 24.45% 23.34% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 69 92
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 14
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.98 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.00 £15.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

IVR
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

IVR Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

IVR
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

IVR Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

IVR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (40.00%) VoIP
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) ADSL
2 1 (20.00%) ATM
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) CA
2 1 (20.00%) Nokia
2 1 (20.00%) Intranet
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) F5

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) ADSL
2 1 (20.00%) ATM
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) Intranet
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Network Operations Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) e-Health
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (20.00%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Avaya
1 1 (20.00%) Juniper
1 1 (20.00%) CA
1 1 (20.00%) Nokia
1 1 (20.00%) F5
1 1 (20.00%) NetQoS