The table below looks at the statistics for MVNO skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MVNO over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO)
Rank 541 558 512
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -46
Contract jobs citing MVNO 48 30 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.056% 0.082%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% 0.44% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 13
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£388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £285 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £500 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +32.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £85.00 - -
UK excluding London average 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
7976 6895 6994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.52% 12.94% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4359 3571 3404
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £205 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 415 582
Average hourly rate £27.00 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

MVNO
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MVNO within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 March 2015.

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 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MVNO within the UK over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +6 42 £388 +3.33% 8
South East -26 26 £416 +4.06% 6
Berkshire -2 21 £400 +0.06% 3
London +17 15 £375 +25.00% 2
City of London +15 2 £413 +83.33%
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Reading - - - -
Guernsey - - - -
Jersey - - - -
Channel Islands - - - -

MVNO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 58 (75.32%) Telecoms
2 29 (37.66%) Billing
3 24 (31.17%) CRM
4 18 (23.38%) SS7
4 18 (23.38%) 3G
5 17 (22.08%) 4G
6 16 (20.78%) SIGTRAN
6 16 (20.78%) GSM
6 16 (20.78%) TCP/IP
6 16 (20.78%) 2G
7 15 (19.48%) HP
7 15 (19.48%) HP Quality Center
8 11 (14.29%) Wireless
9 10 (12.99%) Mentoring
10 9 (11.69%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (11.69%) SOA
11 8 (10.39%) Use Case
12 6 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (6.49%) eTOM
14 4 (5.19%) Multimedia
14 4 (5.19%) Resource Management
14 4 (5.19%) Revenue Management
14 4 (5.19%) Finance
14 4 (5.19%) Validation
14 4 (5.19%) Project Management
14 4 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
14 4 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (5.19%) E-Commerce

MVNO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (1.30%) MS Office
1 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.30%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.38%) 3G
1 18 (23.38%) SS7
2 17 (22.08%) 4G
3 16 (20.78%) SIGTRAN
3 16 (20.78%) 2G
3 16 (20.78%) GSM
3 16 (20.78%) TCP/IP
4 11 (14.29%) Wireless
5 3 (3.90%) LTE
6 1 (1.30%) Internet
6 1 (1.30%) Broadband
6 1 (1.30%) GPRS
6 1 (1.30%) NGN
6 1 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (1.30%) Axure RP
General
1 58 (75.32%) Telecoms
2 29 (37.66%) Billing
3 4 (5.19%) Finance
3 4 (5.19%) Multimedia
4 3 (3.90%) Retail
5 2 (2.60%) Games
5 2 (2.60%) Marketing
6 1 (1.30%) German Language
6 1 (1.30%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.30%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (25.97%) Architect
2 15 (19.48%) Solutions Architect
3 14 (18.18%) Analyst
4 13 (16.88%) Business Analyst
5 10 (12.99%) Test Engineer
5 10 (12.99%) Wireless Engineer
6 8 (10.39%) Project Manager
7 7 (9.09%) Tester
8 6 (7.79%) Designer
8 6 (7.79%) Network Architect
9 4 (5.19%) Business Architect
9 4 (5.19%) Mobile Tester
10 3 (3.90%) Telecoms Business Analyst
11 2 (2.60%) IT Project Manager
11 2 (2.60%) ScrumMaster
11 2 (2.60%) Business Process Architect
11 2 (2.60%) Consultant
12 1 (1.30%) Network Engineer
12 1 (1.30%) Account Manager
12 1 (1.30%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.90%) CSS
2 2 (2.60%) Web Services
2 2 (2.60%) HTML
3 1 (1.30%) HTML5
3 1 (1.30%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.90%) Handset
4 2 (2.60%) IVR
4 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.60%) User Experience
5 1 (1.30%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.30%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.17%) CRM
2 10 (12.99%) Mentoring
3 9 (11.69%) SOA
3 9 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (10.39%) Use Case
5 6 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (6.49%) eTOM
7 4 (5.19%) Resource Management
7 4 (5.19%) Validation
7 4 (5.19%) Project Management
7 4 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.19%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.19%) Revenue Management
8 3 (3.90%) Mobile Commerce
8 3 (3.90%) PRINCE
8 3 (3.90%) Scrum
8 3 (3.90%) Web Development
9 2 (2.60%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.60%) Automated Testing
9 2 (2.60%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.30%) C#
2 1 (1.30%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (3.90%) ISEB
2 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) QA
1 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 15 (19.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (19.48%) HP
2 1 (1.30%) Ericsson
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle
2 1 (1.30%) Adobe
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago