The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IVR in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IVR over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 40 37 36
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing IVR 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.92% 0.55% 0.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.80% 2.15% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
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£470 £468 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.53% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -3.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 - -
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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 Swindon region.

Miscellaneous Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
69 93 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 15.86% 25.48% 20.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 59 41
Average daily rate £434 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Average hourly rate £18.09 £16.75 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.97% +9.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £13.00 £12.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.63 £17.50 £151.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

IVR
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

IVR Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

IVR
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

IVR Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

IVR
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 7 (100.00%) HP
1 7 (100.00%) Genesys
1 7 (100.00%) Empirix
1 7 (100.00%) Siemens
1 7 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco IPCC
1 7 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 7 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 7 (100.00%) WFM
1 7 (100.00%) Matrix Management
1 7 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 7 (100.00%) System Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 7 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 7 (100.00%) Verint

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Applications
1 7 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) IP Telephony
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Test Manager
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 7 (100.00%) WFM
1 7 (100.00%) Matrix Management
1 7 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 7 (100.00%) System Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (100.00%) Waterfall
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco IPCC
1 7 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) HP
1 7 (100.00%) Genesys
1 7 (100.00%) Empirix
1 7 (100.00%) Siemens
1 7 (100.00%) Verint