The table below looks at the statistics for MVNO skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MVNO over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO)
UK
Rank 571 579 568
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing MVNO 26 50 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.096% 0.082%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 0.66% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 31 19
Median daily rate £600 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £385 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £435 £423
% change year-on-year
+37.93% +2.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £85.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6713 7548 7809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.99% 14.53% 14.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4189 4440 4257
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 327 448
Median hourly rate £23.95 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.19 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

MVNO
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing MVNO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

MVNO Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MVNO
Daily Rate Trend

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

MVNO Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MVNO
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MVNO within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

MVNO Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MVNO
Hourly Rate Trend

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

MVNO Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MVNO
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MVNO within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 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
England +4 20 £600 +30.43%
South East +9 9 £375 -11.76%
Hampshire +4 7 - -
Fleet - 6 - -
London -1 5 £650 +36.84%
Manchester - 3 £600 -
North West - 3 £600 -
East Midlands - 3 - -
Lincolnshire - 3 - -
Berkshire +9 2 £375 -7.12%
Reading - 1 £375 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -

MVNO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MVNO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for MVNO.

1 20 (43.48%) Telecoms
2 13 (28.26%) Service Delivery
2 13 (28.26%) 4G
3 12 (26.09%) Billing
3 12 (26.09%) 3G
4 11 (23.91%) Diameter Protocol
5 10 (21.74%) 2G
6 9 (19.57%) Risk Assessment
6 9 (19.57%) LTE
7 8 (17.39%) Security Testing
7 8 (17.39%) Radio Access Network
7 8 (17.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 8 (17.39%) Firewall
7 8 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (15.22%) VoLTE
9 6 (13.04%) Internet of Things
9 6 (13.04%) Service Design
9 6 (13.04%) Gemalto
9 6 (13.04%) Telematics
9 6 (13.04%) ComArch
9 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (10.87%) Huawei
11 4 (8.70%) Finance
11 4 (8.70%) Ericsson
12 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
12 3 (6.52%) Service Management
12 3 (6.52%) Project Management
12 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (6.52%) Handset
12 3 (6.52%) Retail

MVNO
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) 4G
2 12 (26.09%) 3G
3 11 (23.91%) Diameter Protocol
4 10 (21.74%) 2G
5 9 (19.57%) LTE
6 8 (17.39%) Firewall
6 8 (17.39%) Radio Access Network
7 7 (15.22%) VoLTE
8 3 (6.52%) GGSN
9 2 (4.35%) SGSN
10 1 (2.17%) HTTP
10 1 (2.17%) INAP
10 1 (2.17%) Intelligent Network
10 1 (2.17%) SNMP
10 1 (2.17%) SS7
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 20 (43.48%) Telecoms
2 12 (26.09%) Billing
3 4 (8.70%) Finance
4 3 (6.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Architect
2 15 (32.61%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (19.57%) BSS Architect
3 9 (19.57%) OSS Architect
4 8 (17.39%) BSS Solutions Architect
4 8 (17.39%) Mobile Architect
4 8 (17.39%) OSS Solutions Architect
4 8 (17.39%) Security Architect
5 6 (13.04%) Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Designer
7 3 (6.52%) Process Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Programme Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Retail Business Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Solutions Designer
7 3 (6.52%) Telecoms Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Telecoms Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Customer Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) Middleware
1 1 (2.17%) REST
1 1 (2.17%) SOAP
1 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Internet of Things
2 3 (6.52%) Handset
2 3 (6.52%) Virtual Team
3 2 (4.35%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Service Delivery
2 9 (19.57%) Risk Assessment
3 8 (17.39%) Security Testing
3 8 (17.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.04%) Service Design
4 6 (13.04%) Telematics
5 3 (6.52%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.52%) Process Improvement
5 3 (6.52%) Project Management
5 3 (6.52%) Project Planning
5 3 (6.52%) Service Management
5 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.52%) Test Management
5 3 (6.52%) Virtual Team Management
5 3 (6.52%) Waterfall
6 2 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.35%) Network Architecture
6 2 (4.35%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) Java
1 1 (2.17%) Perl
1 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
1 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) ISEB
2 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.35%) SLA
3 1 (2.17%) PMO
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.17%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (2.17%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) ComArch
1 6 (13.04%) Gemalto
2 5 (10.87%) Huawei
3 4 (8.70%) Ericsson
4 1 (2.17%) Amdocs
4 1 (2.17%) HP
4 1 (2.17%) Motorola
4 1 (2.17%) Nokia
4 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.17%) Virgin Media