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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 57 83 -
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -
Contract jobs citing IVR 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.85% 0.098% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.79% 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £413 £513 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.51% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £450 £313
% change year-on-year
-23.50% +44.00%
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
215 279 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.58% 27.30% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 167 96
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 5
Median hourly rate £34.00 £55.65 £17.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.90% +219.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £15.00 £12.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.46 £63.00 £19.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.29% +25.11%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (84.62%) Telecoms
3 10 (76.92%) CCNP
3 10 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (76.92%) CTI
3 10 (76.92%) Customer Requirements
4 9 (69.23%) VoIP
5 8 (61.54%) PBX
5 8 (61.54%) PSTN
6 7 (53.85%) High Availability
7 6 (46.15%) Migration
7 6 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (46.15%) Unified Communications
8 5 (38.46%) CCNA
8 5 (38.46%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (30.77%) CCIE
10 3 (23.08%) Avaya
10 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
10 3 (23.08%) H.323
10 3 (23.08%) Mitel
10 3 (23.08%) Skype
10 3 (23.08%) CCNP Voice
11 2 (15.38%) Cisco UCCX
11 2 (15.38%) CCVP
11 2 (15.38%) Cisco UCCE
11 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
12 1 (7.69%) MS Office
12 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
12 1 (7.69%) Genesys
12 1 (7.69%) Project Management

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 (23.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) CTI
2 9 (69.23%) VoIP
3 8 (61.54%) PBX
3 8 (61.54%) PSTN
4 6 (46.15%) Unified Communications
5 3 (23.08%) H.323
5 3 (23.08%) Skype
6 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
6 1 (7.69%) QSIG
6 1 (7.69%) SCCP
General
1 11 (84.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Design Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Avaya Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Avaya Voice Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Mitel Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Mitel Voice Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Customer Requirements
2 7 (53.85%) High Availability
3 6 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (46.15%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Speech Recognition
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) CCNP
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) CCNA
3 4 (30.77%) CCIE
4 3 (23.08%) CCNP Voice
5 2 (15.38%) CCVP
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Avaya
2 3 (23.08%) Mitel
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Genesys
4 1 (7.69%) Verint