The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IVR in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IVR over the 3 months to 27 June 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)
England / East of England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 131 146
Rank change year-on-year 0 +15  
Contract jobs citing IVR 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.085% 0.039% 0.099%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.13% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year - -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £106.25 £21.50 £22.22
% change year-on-year +394.18% -3.24%  

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 the East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 744 790 784
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 31.79% 31.10% 25.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 448 422
Median daily rate £403 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.87% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £226 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 77 75
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.56% -36.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £15.75 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.95 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

IVR
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

IVR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IVR in the East of England

IVR
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IVR within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Hertfordshire -3 2 - -
Essex - 2 - -
IVR
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 East of England region with a requirement for IVR.

1 3 (100.00%) Avaya
2 2 (66.67%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Mitel
3 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (33.33%) Speech Recognition
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (33.33%) Verint
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) CTI
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Informix
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

IVR
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (66.67%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (33.33%) CTI
1 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Informix
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Voice Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) CMS Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Implementation Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Design Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Implementation Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Mitel
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Verint