The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IVR in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IVR over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
England / South West
Rank 133 143 144
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Contract jobs citing IVR 6 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.17% 0.093%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.88% 0.53% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Median daily rate £362 £450 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.61% +22.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £427 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £485 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £339 £450 £300
% change year-on-year
-24.77% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
678 935 867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.82% 31.41% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 641 516
Median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £567 £497 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 62 55
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +45.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £44.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%

IVR
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing IVR as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

IVR Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

IVR
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

IVR Daily Rate Trend in the South West

IVR
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IVR within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +13 5 £362 -19.61%
IVR
England

IVR
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 South West region with a requirement for IVR.

1 6 (85.71%) VoIP
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) Siemens
2 3 (42.86%) Validation
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Handset
2 3 (42.86%) Verint
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) OpenScape
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) VXML
3 1 (14.29%) Log4j
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) Avaya
3 1 (14.29%) Genesys

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) VoIP
2 3 (42.86%) OpenScape
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Log4j
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Site Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) VXML
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (42.86%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Siemens
1 3 (42.86%) Verint
2 1 (14.29%) Avaya
2 1 (14.29%) Genesys