The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IVR in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IVR over the 3 months to 24 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 42 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IVR 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.30% - 0.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.22% - 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £180
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +47.05%
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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 Somerset region.

Miscellaneous Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
82 50 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 24.40% 23.36% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 34 23
Average daily rate £325 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -49.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £13.40 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £29.74 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

IVR
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

IVR Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

IVR
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

IVR Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

IVR
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) Handset
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) PABX

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) PABX
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (100.00%) Voice Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BT