The first table below looks at the demand for MVNO skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MVNO over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South East region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO)
Rank 232 206 240
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +34
Contract jobs citing MVNO 14 24 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.29% 0.075%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.82% 1.48% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Average daily rate £400 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £320 -
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1717 1624 2193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.69% 19.38% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 655 711
Average daily rate £338 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 154 177
Average hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
MVNO
England

MVNO
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

MVNO Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MVNO
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

MVNO Daily Rate Trend in the South East

MVNO
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MVNO across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

MVNO Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

MVNO
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

MVNO Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

MVNO
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MVNO within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -20 14 £400 +19.40%
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
MVNO
England

MVNO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 21 (65.63%) Telecoms
2 16 (50.00%) 3G
3 11 (34.38%) LTE
4 10 (31.25%) 4G
4 10 (31.25%) RANAP
4 10 (31.25%) L2TP
5 9 (28.13%) Project Management
6 8 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
7 6 (18.75%) CRM
7 6 (18.75%) Validation
7 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (18.75%) Billing
8 5 (15.63%) ISEB
9 4 (12.50%) Marketing
9 4 (12.50%) Capacity Management
9 4 (12.50%) Legal
9 4 (12.50%) SS7
9 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
10 3 (9.38%) Nokia
10 3 (9.38%) Oracle
10 3 (9.38%) SMS
10 3 (9.38%) FTP
10 3 (9.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
11 2 (6.25%) Supplier Management
11 2 (6.25%) eTOM
11 2 (6.25%) 2G
11 2 (6.25%) SIGTRAN
11 2 (6.25%) Product Management
11 2 (6.25%) Network Management

MVNO
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Communications & Networking
1 16 (50.00%) 3G
2 11 (34.38%) LTE
3 10 (31.25%) 4G
3 10 (31.25%) RANAP
3 10 (31.25%) L2TP
4 8 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (12.50%) SS7
6 3 (9.38%) SMS
6 3 (9.38%) FTP
7 2 (6.25%) DNS
7 2 (6.25%) GPRS
7 2 (6.25%) GSM
7 2 (6.25%) SMPP
7 2 (6.25%) INAP
7 2 (6.25%) 2G
7 2 (6.25%) VoLTE
7 2 (6.25%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Ant
General
1 21 (65.63%) Telecoms
2 6 (18.75%) Billing
3 4 (12.50%) Marketing
3 4 (12.50%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Designer
2 6 (18.75%) Project Manager
3 5 (15.63%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Design Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (6.25%) Business Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Business Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Business Process Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Process Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Process Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Programme Test Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Test Architect
7 1 (3.13%) CRM Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Test Programme Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Service Implementation Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Project Management
2 6 (18.75%) CRM
2 6 (18.75%) Validation
2 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 4 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Supplier Management
5 2 (6.25%) eTOM
5 2 (6.25%) TOGAF
5 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL
5 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.25%) Test Management
5 2 (6.25%) Product Management
5 2 (6.25%) Network Management
6 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.13%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) ISEB
2 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.13%) PMP
2 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.13%) CBAP
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle
1 3 (9.38%) Nokia
1 3 (9.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (3.13%) Huawei
2 1 (3.13%) Siebel