The table below looks at the statistics for MVNO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MVNO over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO)
Rank 120 113 130
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Contract jobs citing MVNO 5 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.19% 0.45% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.87% 1.70% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 3
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£475 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
574 648 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.88% 26.48% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 244 230
Average daily rate £335 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 20 29
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £59.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

MVNO
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MVNO across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MVNO Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

MVNO
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MVNO across the Berkshire region.

MVNO Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

MVNO
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MVNO across the Berkshire region.

MVNO Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

MVNO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing MVNO also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MVNO.

1 12 (70.59%) Telecoms
2 11 (64.71%) 3G
3 9 (52.94%) LTE
4 6 (35.29%) 4G
4 6 (35.29%) Project Management
4 6 (35.29%) Validation
4 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (29.41%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 4 (23.53%) SMS
7 3 (17.65%) L2TP
7 3 (17.65%) DNS
7 3 (17.65%) GGSN
7 3 (17.65%) SGSN
7 3 (17.65%) RANAP
7 3 (17.65%) Billing
7 3 (17.65%) Diameter Protocol
7 3 (17.65%) VoLTE
8 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (11.76%) SIGTRAN
8 2 (11.76%) 2G
8 2 (11.76%) Finance
8 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
8 2 (11.76%) SS7
8 2 (11.76%) GSM
8 2 (11.76%) Wireless
8 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
8 2 (11.76%) CRM
8 2 (11.76%) HP
9 1 (5.88%) PMP

MVNO
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing MVNO also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MVNO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) 3G
2 9 (52.94%) LTE
3 6 (35.29%) 4G
4 4 (23.53%) SMS
5 3 (17.65%) DNS
5 3 (17.65%) L2TP
5 3 (17.65%) VoLTE
5 3 (17.65%) Diameter Protocol
5 3 (17.65%) RANAP
5 3 (17.65%) GGSN
5 3 (17.65%) SGSN
6 2 (11.76%) SIGTRAN
6 2 (11.76%) SS7
6 2 (11.76%) Wireless
6 2 (11.76%) 2G
6 2 (11.76%) GSM
6 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (5.88%) Axure RP
General
1 12 (70.59%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Billing
3 2 (11.76%) Finance
4 1 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Test Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Designer
3 2 (11.76%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) UX Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Transformation Programme Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) HTML5
1 1 (5.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) IVR
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Project Management
1 6 (35.29%) Validation
2 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (11.76%) CRM
2 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
3 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
3 1 (5.88%) Analytics
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) Scrum
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Web Analytics
3 1 (5.88%) Usability Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
1 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) PMP
1 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (11.76%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe