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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IVR over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 65 85 82
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -3
Contract jobs citing IVR 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.44% 0.092% 0.088%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.82% 0.27% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £480 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £386
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.75 £23.25
% change year-on-year
- -6.45%
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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 Reading region.

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
220 370 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.28% 34.07% 20.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 202 76
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 19
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.55 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.83 £37.15 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

IVR
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IVR across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 15 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) CCIE
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (60.00%) Verint
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) VXML
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ICM Scripting

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (20.00%) Cisco ICM
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Voice Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) VXML
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco ICM Scripting
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCIE
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Verint