The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IVR in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IVR over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 138 132 108
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -24
Contract jobs citing IVR 7 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.24% 0.41% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 1.33% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 2
Median daily rate £327 £280 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.74% -10.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £500 £351
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £438 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.22 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.22 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.24% -33.67%
IVR
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
914 903 717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 31.41% 30.53% 30.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 596 435
Median daily rate £416 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.82% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 42 32
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -11.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £9.56 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.75%

IVR
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

IVR Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

IVR
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

IVR Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

IVR
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IVR within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
West Yorkshire -6 6 £327 +16.74% 1
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
IVR
England

IVR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for IVR.

1 13 (76.47%) Telecoms
2 8 (47.06%) Test Scripting
3 4 (23.53%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Test Planning
3 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
3 4 (23.53%) LAN
3 4 (23.53%) WAN
3 4 (23.53%) HP
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (17.65%) VoIP
4 3 (17.65%) CCNA
4 3 (17.65%) Speech Recognition
5 2 (11.76%) Banking
5 2 (11.76%) Retail
5 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
5 2 (11.76%) Citrix
5 2 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (11.76%) Biometrics
5 2 (11.76%) SLA
5 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
5 2 (11.76%) Analytics
5 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
5 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (5.88%) Samsung
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (5.88%) Sonus

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) LAN
1 4 (23.53%) WAN
2 3 (17.65%) VoIP
3 1 (5.88%) BIG-IP
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (5.88%) DASS2
3 1 (5.88%) DPNSS
3 1 (5.88%) DSL
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) H.323
3 1 (5.88%) ISDN
3 1 (5.88%) MD110
3 1 (5.88%) MPLS
3 1 (5.88%) Nortel Meridian
3 1 (5.88%) PBX
3 1 (5.88%) Q.931
3 1 (5.88%) SS7
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
General
1 13 (76.47%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) Telecoms Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) Telecoms Test Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Call Centre Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Test Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Telephony Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Test Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Test Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.76%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Test Scripting
2 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
2 4 (23.53%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Test Planning
2 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Speech Recognition
4 2 (11.76%) Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
4 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) CAD
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) CCNA
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CCNP
2 1 (5.88%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
1 2 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) HP
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Avaya
4 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.88%) Ericsson
4 1 (5.88%) Mitel
4 1 (5.88%) Nortel
4 1 (5.88%) Panasonic
4 1 (5.88%) Samsung
4 1 (5.88%) Sonus
4 1 (5.88%) Tekelec