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 3 months to 28 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.

Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 77 75
Rank change year-on-year +20 -2  
Contract jobs citing IVR 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.46% 0.099% 0.099%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.42% 0.37% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £431 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.75% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £381
% change year-on-year -3.22% +1.63%  
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 Reading with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 212 268 239
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 32.27% 26.51% 23.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 150 117
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £513 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 6
Median hourly rate £15.00 £59.33 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -74.71% +212.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.33 £63.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

IVR
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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 28 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 Reading region with a requirement for IVR.

1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (78.57%) Telecoms
3 10 (71.43%) VoIP
3 10 (71.43%) CCNP
3 10 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (71.43%) CTI
3 10 (71.43%) Customer Requirements
4 8 (57.14%) PBX
4 8 (57.14%) PSTN
5 7 (50.00%) Unified Communications
5 7 (50.00%) High Availability
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (42.86%) Migration
6 6 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (35.71%) CCNA
8 4 (28.57%) CCIE
9 3 (21.43%) Avaya
9 3 (21.43%) Mitel
9 3 (21.43%) H.323
9 3 (21.43%) CCNP Voice
9 3 (21.43%) Skype for Business
9 3 (21.43%) Skype
10 2 (14.29%) Cisco UCCX
10 2 (14.29%) CCVP
10 2 (14.29%) IP Telephony
10 2 (14.29%) Cisco UCCE
10 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 1 (7.14%) MS Office
11 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
11 1 (7.14%) Genesys

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 3 (21.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) CTI
1 10 (71.43%) VoIP
2 8 (57.14%) PBX
2 8 (57.14%) PSTN
3 7 (50.00%) Unified Communications
4 3 (21.43%) H.323
4 3 (21.43%) Skype
5 2 (14.29%) IP Telephony
6 1 (7.14%) QSIG
6 1 (7.14%) SCCP
General
1 11 (78.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Avaya Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Avaya Voice Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Mitel Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Mitel Voice Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Customer Requirements
2 7 (50.00%) High Availability
3 6 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (42.86%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Speech Recognition
4 1 (7.14%) WFM
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) CCNP
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (35.71%) CCNA
3 4 (28.57%) CCIE
4 3 (21.43%) CCNP Voice
5 2 (14.29%) CCVP
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) Avaya
2 3 (21.43%) Mitel
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Genesys
4 1 (7.14%) Verint