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 25 May 2016 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 72 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing IVR 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.66% 0.33% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.33% 1.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Median daily rate £450 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.22 -
% change year-on-year
-3.24% -
IVR
Berkshire

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
257 251 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.43% 27.95% 28.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 117 141
Median daily rate £410 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £270 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 15
Median hourly rate £13.00 £38.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.45% +134.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.23 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.31 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -14.28%

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
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 25 May 2016, 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 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ICM
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) PBX
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) WLAN
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) Financial Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Project Governance
3 2 (28.57%) Big Data
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco ICM Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS

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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco ICM
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) MPLS
2 2 (28.57%) PBX
2 2 (28.57%) VoIP
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Big Data
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Telephony Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Telephony Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
1 2 (28.57%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco ICM Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Financial Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Project Governance
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) Presales
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft