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 3 months to 23 April 2017 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 123 129
Rank change year-on-year +28 +6  
Contract jobs citing IVR 8 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.42% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.41% 0.42% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Median daily rate £350 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.31% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £455 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year - -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.00 -

IVR is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 569 707 820
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 29.85% 28.38% 28.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 387 416
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 33
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.22% -9.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £62.27 £39.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +29.72%  

IVR
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing IVR as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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 3 months to 23 April 2017. 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 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
Reading +23 2 £425 -10.52%
Slough - 2 £388 -
Bracknell - 1 £158 -
IVR
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for IVR.

1 15 (75.00%) Cisco
2 12 (60.00%) CTI
2 12 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (45.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 8 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
4 8 (40.00%) CCNP
4 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (40.00%) VoIP
5 6 (30.00%) PBX
5 6 (30.00%) PSTN
5 6 (30.00%) Migration
6 5 (25.00%) IP Telephony
6 5 (25.00%) Unified Communications
7 4 (20.00%) High Availability
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco ICM Scripting
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco IPCC
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco ICM
7 4 (20.00%) CCNA
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.00%) Avaya
8 3 (15.00%) Genesys
8 3 (15.00%) H.323
8 3 (15.00%) ITIL
8 3 (15.00%) Mitel
8 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (15.00%) Skype
8 3 (15.00%) CCNP Voice
8 3 (15.00%) Skype for Business
8 3 (15.00%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (15.00%) Cisco IPT

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 3 (15.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) CTI
2 8 (40.00%) VoIP
3 6 (30.00%) PBX
3 6 (30.00%) PSTN
4 5 (25.00%) IP Telephony
4 5 (25.00%) Unified Communications
5 4 (20.00%) Cisco ICM
6 3 (15.00%) Cisco IPT
6 3 (15.00%) H.323
6 3 (15.00%) Skype
7 2 (10.00%) LAN
7 2 (10.00%) WAN
8 1 (5.00%) QSIG
8 1 (5.00%) RTP
8 1 (5.00%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
1 1 (5.00%) Trac
General
1 12 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Design Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) IP Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Incident Manager
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Junior
4 1 (5.00%) Junior Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Software Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Social Media
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
2 6 (30.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco ICM Scripting
3 4 (20.00%) High Availability
4 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) WFM
5 2 (10.00%) BCP
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) Mobile Engagement
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) Prototyping
6 1 (5.00%) Requirements Management
6 1 (5.00%) Service Management
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) Speech Recognition
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
1 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) CCNP
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (20.00%) CCNA
3 3 (15.00%) CCNP Voice
4 2 (10.00%) CCIE
4 2 (10.00%) CCVP
4 2 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco IPCC
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (15.00%) Avaya
2 3 (15.00%) Genesys
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Mitel
2 3 (15.00%) Verint
3 1 (5.00%) CA
3 1 (5.00%) NICE Systems
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat