The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IVR in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IVR over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 73 - 88
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing IVR 12 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.18% - 0.083%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.64% - 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £418 £325
% change year-on-year -13.17% +28.46%  
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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 330 305 370
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 32.32% 29.61% 30.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 147 153
Median daily rate £400 £373 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.38% +12.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 9
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.53% +4.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £14.16 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £36.30 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £29.00 £18.83
% change year-on-year -33.62% +54.05%  

IVR
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

IVR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IVR in Buckinghamshire

IVR
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IVR in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IVR in Buckinghamshire

IVR
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IVR within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Milton Keynes - 11 £350 -
IVR
South East

IVR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for IVR.

1 16 (84.21%) Avaya
2 13 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (68.42%) VoIP
2 13 (68.42%) Ethernet
2 13 (68.42%) Cisco
2 13 (68.42%) CCNA
2 13 (68.42%) F5
3 11 (57.89%) Workflow
3 11 (57.89%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (52.63%) Remedy
4 10 (52.63%) DNS
5 7 (36.84%) WAN
5 7 (36.84%) ADSL
5 7 (36.84%) MPLS
5 7 (36.84%) Firewall
5 7 (36.84%) Driving Licence
6 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
6 6 (31.58%) Genesys
6 6 (31.58%) CA
6 6 (31.58%) CA Spectrum
6 6 (31.58%) Retail
6 6 (31.58%) e-Health
7 5 (26.32%) Finance
8 3 (15.79%) Java
8 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (10.53%) Speech Recognition
9 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
9 2 (10.53%) Unix
9 2 (10.53%) Linux
9 2 (10.53%) MS Visio

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) Ethernet
1 13 (68.42%) VoIP
2 10 (52.63%) DNS
3 7 (36.84%) ADSL
3 7 (36.84%) Firewall
3 7 (36.84%) MPLS
3 7 (36.84%) WAN
4 2 (10.53%) CTI
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (31.58%) Retail
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Analyst
1 13 (68.42%) Network Analyst
2 11 (57.89%) Network Operations Analyst
2 11 (57.89%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Development Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Engineering Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Java Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Nortel Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Software Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Test Development Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Gherkin
1 1 (5.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (36.84%) Driving Licence
3 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
3 6 (31.58%) e-Health
4 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
1 2 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Workflow
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Analytics
3 2 (10.53%) Biometrics
3 2 (10.53%) Speech Recognition
4 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.26%) Pair Programming
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Refactoring
4 1 (5.26%) Scrum
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) CCNA
1 13 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SDET
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Avaya
2 13 (68.42%) Cisco
2 13 (68.42%) F5
3 10 (52.63%) Remedy
4 6 (31.58%) CA
4 6 (31.58%) Genesys
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.53%) Nortel