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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 235 232 225
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing IVR 15 5 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.060% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.73% 0.32% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 10
Average daily rate £400 £385 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £320 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.64% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.50
Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2066 1562 2034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.33% 18.66% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1124 730 919
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £524 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 159 198
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire - 6 £425 - 3
Surrey -8 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £365 - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
IVR
England

IVR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 8 (29.63%) Avaya
3 7 (25.93%) Verint
4 6 (22.22%) Cisco
4 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
5 5 (18.52%) CCNA
5 5 (18.52%) ITIL
5 5 (18.52%) PBX
5 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (14.81%) CCVP
6 4 (14.81%) H.323
6 4 (14.81%) Service Management
6 4 (14.81%) Banking
6 4 (14.81%) IP Telephony
6 4 (14.81%) VoIP
6 4 (14.81%) Linux
7 3 (11.11%) Windows
7 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 3 (11.11%) DECT
7 3 (11.11%) ISDN
7 3 (11.11%) ISEB
7 3 (11.11%) Genesys
7 3 (11.11%) VXML
7 3 (11.11%) Internet
7 3 (11.11%) Cisco IPCC
7 3 (11.11%) VMware
7 3 (11.11%) WFM
7 3 (11.11%) Red Hat

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (11.11%) Lync
2 2 (7.41%) CMS
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.70%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.70%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) PBX
2 4 (14.81%) H.323
2 4 (14.81%) IP Telephony
2 4 (14.81%) VoIP
3 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.11%) DECT
3 3 (11.11%) ISDN
3 3 (11.11%) Internet
4 2 (7.41%) Intranet
4 2 (7.41%) Wireshark
4 2 (7.41%) SAN
4 2 (7.41%) ATM
4 2 (7.41%) DNS
5 1 (3.70%) LDAP
5 1 (3.70%) WAN
5 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.70%) HTTP
5 1 (3.70%) RIP
5 1 (3.70%) SNMP
5 1 (3.70%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
General
1 12 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Finance
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Billing
4 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Voice Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Network Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Telephony Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) VXML
2 1 (3.70%) SOAP
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (7.41%) Social Media
2 2 (7.41%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Speech Recognition
2 2 (7.41%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) e-Health
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) UNIX
3 1 (3.70%) Solaris
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) ITIL
1 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (14.81%) Service Management
3 3 (11.11%) WFM
4 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
4 2 (7.41%) Capacity Management
4 2 (7.41%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Matrix Management
4 2 (7.41%) Release Management
4 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
4 2 (7.41%) System Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.41%) Workflow
4 2 (7.41%) Validation
4 2 (7.41%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) Workforce Management Optimization
4 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) Java
1 1 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (18.52%) CCNA
3 4 (14.81%) CCVP
4 3 (11.11%) ISEB
4 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) IIBA
5 2 (7.41%) CCNP
6 1 (3.70%) CCIE
6 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) NFS
3 1 (3.70%) Xen
3 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.70%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Avaya
2 7 (25.93%) Verint
3 6 (22.22%) Cisco
4 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
5 3 (11.11%) Genesys
5 3 (11.11%) VMware
5 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 2 (7.41%) CyberTech
6 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow
6 2 (7.41%) BT
6 2 (7.41%) KANA
6 2 (7.41%) Siemens
6 2 (7.41%) Empirix
6 2 (7.41%) HP
7 1 (3.70%) IBM
7 1 (3.70%) Citrix
7 1 (3.70%) CA
7 1 (3.70%) Juniper
7 1 (3.70%) Nokia
7 1 (3.70%) TIBCO
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