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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IVR over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank - 137 117
Contract jobs citing IVR 0 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.28% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.03% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 2
Average daily rate
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- £470 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +150.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £413
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
698 873 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 22.86% 27.04% 25.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 517 295
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 53 44
Average hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% +62.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.76 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +4.65%

IVR
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IVR across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (40.00%) VoIP
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (40.00%) Social Media
2 1 (20.00%) PABX
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) PBX
2 1 (20.00%) SaaS
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) BT
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Handset
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Document Management
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) Genesys
2 1 (20.00%) DPNSS
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) QSIG

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) PABX
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) PBX
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) DPNSS
2 1 (20.00%) QSIG
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Genesys Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Social Media
2 1 (20.00%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Document Management
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) BT
1 1 (20.00%) Avaya
1 1 (20.00%) Genesys