The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IVR in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IVR over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 59 80 67
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -13
Contract jobs citing IVR 10 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.39% 0.11% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.48% 0.34% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
Median daily rate £394 £513 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.17% +13.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £450 £355
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +26.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
223 298 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.06% 31.74% 26.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 167 127
Median daily rate £408 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £234 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £17.00 £24.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+223.52% -31.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.22 £15.00 £22.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £63.00 £27.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

IVR
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing IVR as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

IVR Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

IVR
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

IVR Daily Rate Trend in Reading

IVR
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IVR across the Reading region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

IVR Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

IVR
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

IVR Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

IVR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IVR also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for IVR.

1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) Telecoms
3 9 (75.00%) CCNP
3 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (75.00%) CTI
4 8 (66.67%) VoIP
5 7 (58.33%) PBX
5 7 (58.33%) PSTN
6 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (50.00%) High Availability
7 5 (41.67%) Unified Communications
7 5 (41.67%) Migration
8 4 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (33.33%) CCNA
9 3 (25.00%) Avaya
9 3 (25.00%) CCIE
9 3 (25.00%) H.323
9 3 (25.00%) Mitel
9 3 (25.00%) Skype for Business
9 3 (25.00%) Skype
9 3 (25.00%) CCNP Voice
10 2 (16.67%) CCVP
10 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 1 (8.33%) MS Office
11 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
11 1 (8.33%) Genesys
11 1 (8.33%) Project Management
11 1 (8.33%) SCCP
11 1 (8.33%) QSIG
11 1 (8.33%) Cisco UCCE

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) CTI
2 8 (66.67%) VoIP
3 7 (58.33%) PBX
3 7 (58.33%) PSTN
4 5 (41.67%) Unified Communications
5 3 (25.00%) H.323
5 3 (25.00%) Skype
6 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
6 1 (8.33%) QSIG
6 1 (8.33%) SCCP
General
1 10 (83.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Avaya Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Avaya Voice Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Mitel Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Mitel Voice Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (50.00%) High Availability
2 5 (41.67%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Speech Recognition
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) CCNP
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCNA
3 3 (25.00%) CCIE
3 3 (25.00%) CCNP Voice
4 2 (16.67%) CCVP
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Avaya
2 3 (25.00%) Mitel
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Genesys
4 1 (8.33%) Verint