Period
to 24 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IVR in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IVR over the 6 months to 24 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 138 168
Rank change year-on-year -25 +30 -4
Contract jobs citing IVR 12 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.29% 0.48% 0.062%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.86% 1.62% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 2
Berkshire median daily rate £550 £394 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.68% -16.00% +10.29%
10th Percentile £450 £253 £422
90th Percentile £625 £490 £511
South East median daily rate £500 £431 £425
% change year-on-year +15.94% +1.47% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

IVR is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,394 1,176 1,374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 34.07% 29.48% 28.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 571 747
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £246 £215 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 60 66
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £21.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.29% +18.06% +9.09%
10th Percentile £9.54 £12.23 £11.44
90th Percentile £44.00 £55.00 £55.33
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +34.57%

IVR
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing IVR as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for IVR in Berkshire

IVR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IVR in Berkshire

IVR
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IVR in Berkshire over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IVR in Berkshire

IVR
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IVR in Berkshire

IVR
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IVR within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 24 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +2 7 £550 +37.50% 1
Maidenhead -5 2 £663 -
Newbury - 2 £450 -
Windsor - 1 £600 -
IVR
South East

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IVR also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for IVR.

1 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 4 (33.33%) VoIP
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
1 4 (33.33%) Product Management
1 4 (33.33%) SDLC
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) Avaya
3 2 (16.67%) Genesys
3 2 (16.67%) WFM
3 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (16.67%) Big Data
3 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (8.33%) Workforce Optimisation
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Verint
4 1 (8.33%) Acme Packet
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Sonus
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture

IVR
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications
3 1 (8.33%) CTI
3 1 (8.33%) H.323
3 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) PBX
3 1 (8.33%) PSTN
3 1 (8.33%) QSIG
3 1 (8.33%) SCCP
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Big Data
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Programme Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Programme Test Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Test Programme Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Integration Architect
4 2 (16.67%) IT Architect
4 2 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Telephony Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Programme Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Transformation
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Head of Business Transformation
5 1 (8.33%) Head of Digital
5 1 (8.33%) Head of Technology
5 1 (8.33%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) RIA
2 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 4 (33.33%) Product Management
1 4 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
2 2 (16.67%) WFM
3 1 (8.33%) B2C
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy
3 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Speech Recognition
3 1 (8.33%) Workforce Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Avaya
2 2 (16.67%) Genesys
3 1 (8.33%) Acme Packet
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Sonus
3 1 (8.33%) Verint