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 25 June 2016 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO)
Rank 619 598 607
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +9
Contract jobs citing MVNO 23 35 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.062% 0.035%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.43% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 13
Median daily rate £445 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £348 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £523 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
8583 8083 7308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.18% 14.43% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5212 4558 3902
Median daily rate £390 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 478 409
Median hourly rate £28.50 £23.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.27% +23.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

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
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 25 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -16 20 £463 +2.77%
South East +4 14 £480 +5.49%
Hampshire +12 12 £480 +4.34%
Hook +12 8 £480 +20.00%
London -1 3 £464 +3.05%
Bristol +10 2 £420 -
South West +5 2 £420 -
Basingstoke -9 2 £423 -16.33%
Berkshire -15 2 - -
Livingston - 1 £420 -
West Lothian - 1 £420 -
Scotland - 1 £420 -

MVNO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 47 (70.15%) Telecoms
2 24 (35.82%) Project Management
3 12 (17.91%) 4G
4 11 (16.42%) Billing
5 10 (14.93%) Mobile Transformation
6 9 (13.43%) Value-Added Service
6 9 (13.43%) Degree
6 9 (13.43%) 3G
7 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (11.94%) Huawei
8 7 (10.45%) Migration
8 7 (10.45%) Programme Management
9 6 (8.96%) SDLC
9 6 (8.96%) Virtual Team
9 6 (8.96%) Finance
9 6 (8.96%) SLA
9 6 (8.96%) High Availability
10 5 (7.46%) LTE
10 5 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (7.46%) Validation
10 5 (7.46%) Configuration Management
10 5 (7.46%) Diameter Protocol
11 4 (5.97%) User Experience
11 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (5.97%) Change Management
11 4 (5.97%) CRM
11 4 (5.97%) Ericsson
11 4 (5.97%) Retail
11 4 (5.97%) Network Architecture
12 3 (4.48%) Nokia Networks

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 12 (17.91%) 4G
2 9 (13.43%) 3G
2 9 (13.43%) Value-Added Service
3 5 (7.46%) Diameter Protocol
3 5 (7.46%) LTE
4 3 (4.48%) Internet
4 3 (4.48%) ISUP
4 3 (4.48%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (4.48%) SMS
5 2 (2.99%) Broadband
5 2 (2.99%) INAP
5 2 (2.99%) LDAP
6 1 (1.49%) GGSN
6 1 (1.49%) SGSN
6 1 (1.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
General
1 47 (70.15%) Telecoms
2 11 (16.42%) Billing
3 6 (8.96%) Finance
4 4 (5.97%) Retail
5 2 (2.99%) Back Office
6 1 (1.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (26.87%) Project Manager
2 12 (17.91%) Architect
3 11 (16.42%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (14.93%) Designer
5 9 (13.43%) BSS Architect
5 9 (13.43%) BSS Solutions Architect
5 9 (13.43%) Network Architect
5 9 (13.43%) Test Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) Mobile Project Manager
6 7 (10.45%) Telecoms Architect
7 6 (8.96%) OSS Architect
7 6 (8.96%) OSS Solutions Architect
7 6 (8.96%) Telecoms Manager
8 5 (7.46%) Analyst
8 5 (7.46%) Deployment Manager
8 5 (7.46%) Solutions Designer
8 5 (7.46%) Technical Manager
8 5 (7.46%) Technical Project Manager
9 4 (5.97%) Business Analyst
10 3 (4.48%) Development Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Virtual Team
2 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.97%) User Experience
3 3 (4.48%) Handset
4 1 (1.49%) Frameworx
4 1 (1.49%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.82%) Project Management
2 10 (14.93%) Mobile Transformation
3 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (10.45%) Migration
4 7 (10.45%) Programme Management
5 6 (8.96%) High Availability
5 6 (8.96%) SDLC
6 5 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.46%) Configuration Management
6 5 (7.46%) Validation
7 4 (5.97%) Change Management
7 4 (5.97%) CRM
7 4 (5.97%) Network Architecture
8 3 (4.48%) Capacity Management
8 3 (4.48%) ITIL
8 3 (4.48%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (4.48%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.48%) Service Management
8 3 (4.48%) Software Delivery
8 3 (4.48%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.49%) Java
1 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
1 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
1 1 (1.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) ISEB
2 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.49%) PMP
3 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) Huawei
2 4 (5.97%) Ericsson
3 3 (4.48%) Nokia Networks
4 1 (1.49%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (1.49%) HP
4 1 (1.49%) Nokia
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle
4 1 (1.49%) Virgin Media