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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO)
Rank 609 585 591
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +6
Contract jobs citing MVNO 21 59 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.11% 0.071%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.74% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 32 11
Median daily rate £400 £456 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.32% +42.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £329 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £536 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £456 £444
% change year-on-year
-12.32% +2.81%
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
7558 7938 8196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.16% 14.32% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4563 4664 4682
Median daily rate £400 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 477 441
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 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 -11 21 £400 -12.32% 2
South East +3 13 £400 -12.32% 1
Hampshire 0 10 £385 -14.44%
Basingstoke -4 5 - -
Hook +1 4 £350 -
Berkshire +10 3 £400 -44.82% 1
Slough - 3 £400 - 1
Manchester - 3 £600 -
North West - 3 £600 -
South West +12 2 - - 1
Bristol +8 2 - - 1
London -8 2 £375 -16.20%

MVNO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 15 (46.88%) Telecoms
2 12 (37.50%) Project Management
3 9 (28.13%) 4G
4 8 (25.00%) Virtual Team
4 8 (25.00%) 3G
5 7 (21.88%) Huawei
6 6 (18.75%) Diameter Protocol
6 6 (18.75%) 2G
6 6 (18.75%) Programme Management
6 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (15.63%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (15.63%) LTE
8 4 (12.50%) Security Testing
8 4 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (12.50%) Billing
8 4 (12.50%) Ericsson
8 4 (12.50%) Firewall
8 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
9 3 (9.38%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (9.38%) VoLTE
9 3 (9.38%) Virgin Media
9 3 (9.38%) AirWatch
9 3 (9.38%) Service Management
9 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
9 3 (9.38%) Handset
9 3 (9.38%) Validation
9 3 (9.38%) Test Management
9 3 (9.38%) GGSN

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 9 (28.13%) 4G
2 8 (25.00%) 3G
3 6 (18.75%) 2G
3 6 (18.75%) Diameter Protocol
4 5 (15.63%) LTE
5 4 (12.50%) Firewall
5 4 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (9.38%) GGSN
6 3 (9.38%) VoLTE
7 2 (6.25%) SGSN
8 1 (3.13%) BGP
8 1 (3.13%) Broadband
8 1 (3.13%) IPv4
8 1 (3.13%) IPv6
8 1 (3.13%) MPLS
8 1 (3.13%) VoIP
8 1 (3.13%) VPLS
8 1 (3.13%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 15 (46.88%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.50%) Billing
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Architect
2 7 (21.88%) Cutover Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Mobile Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Designer
4 3 (9.38%) Programme Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Solutions Designer
4 3 (9.38%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Customer Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Deployment Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Mobile Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Process Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Programme Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Telecoms Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Virtual Team
2 3 (9.38%) Handset
3 2 (6.25%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Project Management
2 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.75%) Programme Management
3 5 (15.63%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (12.50%) Security Testing
4 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (9.38%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
5 3 (9.38%) Service Management
5 3 (9.38%) Test Management
5 3 (9.38%) Validation
5 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.25%) CRM
6 2 (6.25%) Defect Management
6 2 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (6.25%) Migration
6 2 (6.25%) Network Architecture
6 2 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Process Improvement
6 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) ISEB
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.25%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.13%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (3.13%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Huawei
2 4 (12.50%) Ericsson
3 3 (9.38%) Virgin Media
4 2 (6.25%) Nokia
5 1 (3.13%) Amdocs
5 1 (3.13%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) Motorola
5 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow