Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IVR in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IVR over the 6 months to 24 November 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 90 111
Rank change year-on-year +9 +21 -7
Contract jobs citing IVR 5 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.39% 0.47% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.11% 1.56% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 5
Reading median daily rate £490 £416 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.72% -20.71% +16.67%
10th Percentile £448 £281 £513
90th Percentile £543 £500 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £490 £416 £525
% change year-on-year +17.72% -20.71% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 Reading with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 451 449 577
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 35.10% 30.15% 29.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 239 367
Reading median daily rate £388 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -4.76% +12.00%
10th Percentile £220 £188 £220
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 18
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £24.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.78% +42.03% -9.21%
10th Percentile £10.54 £18.61 £11.62
90th Percentile £40.00 £55.52 £78.01
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.48 £19.81 £20.00
% change year-on-year -11.77% -0.94% +14.29%

IVR
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for IVR in Reading

IVR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IVR in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Reading region with a requirement for IVR.

1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) IT Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Avaya
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Billing
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) VXML
3 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (20.00%) Acme Packet
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Sonus
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (20.00%) Verint
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Workforce Optimisation
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (20.00%) SCCP
3 1 (20.00%) QSIG
3 1 (20.00%) H.323
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) ETL

IVR
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Broadband
1 1 (20.00%) CTI
1 1 (20.00%) H.323
1 1 (20.00%) PBX
1 1 (20.00%) PSTN
1 1 (20.00%) QSIG
1 1 (20.00%) SCCP
1 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
General
1 2 (40.00%) Billing
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Designer
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) RIA
1 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) IT Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Product Management
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Sequence Diagram
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) WFM
3 1 (20.00%) Workforce Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Avaya
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Acme Packet
3 1 (20.00%) Genesys
3 1 (20.00%) Huawei
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Sonus
3 1 (20.00%) Verint