The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term IVR in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IVR over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South East region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 231 220 232
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Contract jobs citing IVR 13 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.66% 1.11% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 7
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£358 £365 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.05% -3.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £365 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £443 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.96 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £14.96 -
% change year-on-year
+123.93% -
Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1972 1713 2010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.81% 20.32% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1017 823 843
Average daily rate £350 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 129 172
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% -20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £43.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -21.15%
IVR
England

IVR
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

IVR Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

IVR
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

IVR Daily Rate Trend in the South East

IVR
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IVR across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

IVR Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

IVR
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

IVR Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

IVR
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IVR within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +5 3 £450 - 1
Buckinghamshire -4 3 £265 -
Hampshire - 2 £525 -
West Sussex -5 1 - -
Surrey - - - -
IVR
England

IVR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 9 (32.14%) Telecoms
2 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (17.86%) PBX
2 5 (17.86%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (14.29%) Service Management
4 3 (10.71%) Finance
4 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.71%) Banking
4 3 (10.71%) Retail
4 3 (10.71%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (10.71%) Billing
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco
4 3 (10.71%) ISDN
4 3 (10.71%) VoIP
4 3 (10.71%) ITIL
4 3 (10.71%) CRM
4 3 (10.71%) H.323
4 3 (10.71%) Avaya
4 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
4 3 (10.71%) VXML
4 3 (10.71%) Internet
5 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
5 2 (7.14%) ISEB
5 2 (7.14%) SAN
5 2 (7.14%) Intranet
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (7.14%) Siebel
5 2 (7.14%) Apache
5 2 (7.14%) Tomcat

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) Apache
1 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) PBX
2 3 (10.71%) H.323
2 3 (10.71%) ISDN
2 3 (10.71%) VoIP
2 3 (10.71%) Internet
3 2 (7.14%) SAN
3 2 (7.14%) Intranet
3 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.14%) IP Telephony
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco ICM
3 2 (7.14%) ATM
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.57%) DNS
4 1 (3.57%) SMS
4 1 (3.57%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (32.14%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
2 3 (10.71%) Retail
2 3 (10.71%) Billing
3 2 (7.14%) Retail Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Marketing
3 2 (7.14%) Front Office
4 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Consultant
3 5 (17.86%) Test Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Network Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Programme Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.14%) IT Programme Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Business Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Voice Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Voice Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Network Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) VXML
2 2 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) Rendezvous
3 1 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (7.14%) Social Media
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) e-Health
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) UNIX
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Solaris
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (14.29%) Service Management
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL
3 3 (10.71%) CRM
3 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.14%) Validation
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
4 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.14%) Capacity Management
4 2 (7.14%) Release Management
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco ICM Scripting
5 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.57%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) Java
1 1 (3.57%) Perl
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) ISEB
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.57%) CISM
2 1 (3.57%) PCI QSA
2 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.57%) CISSP
2 1 (3.57%) CCNP
2 1 (3.57%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.57%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco
1 3 (10.71%) Avaya
1 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) VMware
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) CyberTech
2 2 (7.14%) ServiceNow
2 2 (7.14%) Siebel
3 1 (3.57%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix
3 1 (3.57%) Juniper
3 1 (3.57%) Genesys
3 1 (3.57%) CA
3 1 (3.57%) Empirix
3 1 (3.57%) Nokia
3 1 (3.57%) Siemens
3 1 (3.57%) Redknee
3 1 (3.57%) F5
3 1 (3.57%) Verint