The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IVR in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IVR over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 517 533 526
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Contract jobs citing IVR 97 45 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.085% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 0.27% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 24 30
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£350 £388 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £279 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £499 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
-14.66% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £31.75 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17565 16390 17510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.39% 31.10% 29.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10679 10125 10120
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 727 661 900
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.80 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.53% -23.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.65 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -32.69%

IVR
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IVR Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IVR
Daily Rate Trend

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

IVR Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IVR
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IVR within the UK over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

IVR Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

IVR
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IVR within the UK.

IVR Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

IVR
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IVR within the UK over the 3 months to 23 September 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
England +27 86 £350 -9.67% 15
South East +6 19 £450 +23.28% 4
East of England -11 17 £250 - 2
London +22 15 £450 +12.50% 5
Berkshire - 11 £450 - 2
North West -6 9 £320 -20.00%
Cheshire +2 8 £320 -20.00%
Scotland -5 8 £400 -
Yorkshire +8 7 £313 -
West Yorkshire -1 7 £313 -
Swindon -1 6 £318 -32.08%
Wiltshire -4 6 £318 -32.08%
Glasgow -14 6 - -
South West -24 6 £318 -27.84%
Hertfordshire - 5 £400 - 1
City of London +21 3 £485 - 4
Warrington - 3 £320 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £295 -
Surrey - 2 - -
Guildford - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £395 - 2
Knutsford +8 1 - -
East Midlands 0 1 £450 - 2
Birmingham - 1 £490 -
Hampshire - 1 £525 -
Watford - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Manchester - - - -
Redditch - - - - 1
Sheffield - - - -

IVR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 43 (26.38%) Genesys
2 31 (19.02%) Telecoms
3 30 (18.40%) WFM
4 29 (17.79%) Finance
5 28 (17.18%) CRM
6 25 (15.34%) Microsoft
7 23 (14.11%) Project Management
8 22 (13.50%) MS Excel
8 22 (13.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (11.66%) User Acceptance Testing
9 19 (11.66%) Windows
10 18 (11.04%) PBX
10 18 (11.04%) Avaya
10 18 (11.04%) Banking
11 17 (10.43%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (10.43%) HP Quality Center
11 17 (10.43%) Verint
11 17 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (9.82%) Cisco
12 16 (9.82%) SAP
13 15 (9.20%) Retail
13 15 (9.20%) Relational Database
14 14 (8.59%) SQL
15 12 (7.36%) MS Visio
15 12 (7.36%) Analytics
16 11 (6.75%) CMS
17 10 (6.13%) Business Analysis
17 10 (6.13%) SAP BI
17 10 (6.13%) Lync
18 9 (5.52%) Data Warehouse

IVR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 11 (6.75%) CMS
2 10 (6.13%) Lync
3 5 (3.07%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.07%) SAS
4 4 (2.45%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.45%) Apache
4 4 (2.45%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.84%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (13.50%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.36%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.07%) MS Project
4 3 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.04%) PBX
2 9 (5.52%) VoIP
2 9 (5.52%) Cisco ICM
2 9 (5.52%) IP Telephony
3 7 (4.29%) SMS
3 7 (4.29%) LAN
3 7 (4.29%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.68%) Unified Communications
5 5 (3.07%) CTI
5 5 (3.07%) WAN
6 4 (2.45%) ATM
6 4 (2.45%) SSL
6 4 (2.45%) HTTP
6 4 (2.45%) SSH
7 3 (1.84%) Internet
7 3 (1.84%) FTP
7 3 (1.84%) GSM
8 2 (1.23%) Intranet
8 2 (1.23%) MPLS
8 2 (1.23%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.20%) Relational Database
2 10 (6.13%) SAP BI
3 9 (5.52%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (4.29%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.61%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (4.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.45%) GCC
3 3 (1.84%) JIRA
4 2 (1.23%) CruiseControl
4 2 (1.23%) Subversion
5 1 (0.61%) Ant
5 1 (0.61%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.61%) MSTest
General
1 31 (19.02%) Telecoms
2 29 (17.79%) Finance
3 18 (11.04%) Banking
4 15 (9.20%) Retail
5 8 (4.91%) Marketing
6 6 (3.68%) Retail Banking
7 5 (3.07%) Billing
7 5 (3.07%) Back Office
8 3 (1.84%) Multimedia
9 2 (1.23%) Front Office
9 2 (1.23%) Law
9 2 (1.23%) Publishing
10 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.61%) Local Government
10 1 (0.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (27.61%) Analyst
2 24 (14.72%) Project Manager
3 16 (9.82%) Business Analyst
3 16 (9.82%) Test Analyst
4 11 (6.75%) Designer
5 10 (6.13%) Test Manager
5 10 (6.13%) Architect
5 10 (6.13%) Consultant
6 9 (5.52%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 8 (4.91%) Voice Engineer
7 8 (4.91%) Support Engineer
8 7 (4.29%) Developer
8 7 (4.29%) Cisco Engineer
9 6 (3.68%) Business Manager
9 6 (3.68%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.68%) Solutions Designer
9 6 (3.68%) Genesys Consultant
10 5 (3.07%) Business Developer
10 5 (3.07%) Process Analyst
10 5 (3.07%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.91%) .NET
1 8 (4.91%) Web Services
1 8 (4.91%) VXML
2 5 (3.07%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (3.07%) WCF
3 4 (2.45%) XML
4 3 (1.84%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.84%) CSS
5 2 (1.23%) jQuery
5 2 (1.23%) HTML
5 2 (1.23%) Middleware
5 2 (1.23%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (1.23%) Sass
5 2 (1.23%) SignalR
6 1 (0.61%) JNDI
6 1 (0.61%) Rendezvous
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.61%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.61%) JDBC
6 1 (0.61%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.52%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.07%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.45%) Handset
5 3 (1.84%) PMI
5 3 (1.84%) Social Media
6 2 (1.23%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.23%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.23%) VUI
6 2 (1.23%) CMDB
7 1 (0.61%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.61%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.61%) Clustering
7 1 (0.61%) e-Health
7 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.61%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.61%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.66%) Windows
2 7 (4.29%) Windows 7
3 5 (3.07%) Solaris
4 4 (2.45%) Linux
4 4 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.23%) UNIX
5 2 (1.23%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.61%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (18.40%) WFM
2 28 (17.18%) CRM
3 23 (14.11%) Project Management
4 22 (13.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (11.66%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (10.43%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (7.36%) Analytics
8 10 (6.13%) Business Analysis
9 9 (5.52%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (5.52%) Data Analysis
9 9 (5.52%) Change Management
9 9 (5.52%) ITIL
10 8 (4.91%) PRINCE2
10 8 (4.91%) Migration
10 8 (4.91%) Waterfall
11 7 (4.29%) Performance Testing
11 7 (4.29%) Test Scripting
11 7 (4.29%) Software Testing
11 7 (4.29%) Project Planning
12 6 (3.68%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.59%) SQL
2 8 (4.91%) Java
3 5 (3.07%) Perl
3 5 (3.07%) VBA
4 4 (2.45%) C#
4 4 (2.45%) Korn
5 2 (1.23%) Python
5 2 (1.23%) Ruby
6 1 (0.61%) C
6 1 (0.61%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 5 (3.07%) ISEB
2 3 (1.84%) PMI Certification
2 3 (1.84%) Degree
3 1 (0.61%) PCI QSA
3 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.61%) CBAP
3 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.61%) CISM
3 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.61%) CISSP
3 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.61%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.91%) QA
2 3 (1.84%) SLA
3 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.45%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.45%) OpenSSH
2 1 (0.61%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (10.43%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.07%) Cisco IPCC
3 4 (2.45%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (1.84%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.61%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 43 (26.38%) Genesys
2 25 (15.34%) Microsoft
3 18 (11.04%) Avaya
4 17 (10.43%) Verint
5 16 (9.82%) Cisco
5 16 (9.82%) SAP
6 7 (4.29%) Oracle
7 6 (3.68%) Siemens
7 6 (3.68%) Mitel
8 5 (3.07%) IBM
8 5 (3.07%) HP
8 5 (3.07%) Empirix
9 4 (2.45%) Nortel
10 3 (1.84%) Siebel
11 2 (1.23%) Business Objects
11 2 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.61%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.61%) Convergys
12 1 (0.61%) BT
12 1 (0.61%) Redknee
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