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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO)
Rank 574 555 576
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +21
Contract jobs citing MVNO 38 31 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.059% 0.049%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.45% 0.43% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 13
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£400 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £456 £420 -
% change year-on-year
+8.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -

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
8424 7141 8923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.62% 13.53% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4660 3880 4041
Average daily rate £363 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 415 683
Average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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
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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 -5 34 £400 -5.88% 8
Berkshire +20 16 £450 +28.57% 6
South East +17 16 £450 +28.57% 6
London +14 12 £319 -25.00% 2
City of London +21 2 £463 +8.82% 2
Reading +14 2 £463 +32.14% 4
Maidenhead - 1 - - 2
Brentford - - - -
Guernsey - - - -
Jersey - - - -
Channel Islands - - - -

MVNO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 41 (70.69%) Telecoms
2 17 (29.31%) Billing
3 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (22.41%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (20.69%) Project Management
6 11 (18.97%) 4G
7 10 (17.24%) Marketing
8 9 (15.52%) Scrum
8 9 (15.52%) 3G
8 9 (15.52%) E-Commerce
9 8 (13.79%) TDD
9 8 (13.79%) eTOM
9 8 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (12.07%) LTE
10 7 (12.07%) Degree
10 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (10.34%) Games
11 6 (10.34%) Automated Testing
11 6 (10.34%) ITIL
11 6 (10.34%) Broadband
11 6 (10.34%) Internet
11 6 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (10.34%) User Stories
11 6 (10.34%) Mentoring
12 5 (8.62%) Coaching
12 5 (8.62%) Radio Access Network
12 5 (8.62%) Service Management
12 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2
12 5 (8.62%) Retail
12 5 (8.62%) Web Development

MVNO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.72%) MS Project
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.97%) 4G
2 9 (15.52%) 3G
3 7 (12.07%) LTE
4 6 (10.34%) Broadband
4 6 (10.34%) Internet
5 5 (8.62%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (5.17%) Wireless
6 3 (5.17%) 2G
6 3 (5.17%) GSM
6 3 (5.17%) SMS
7 2 (3.45%) RANAP
7 2 (3.45%) 3GPP
7 2 (3.45%) VoIP
7 2 (3.45%) WCDMA
7 2 (3.45%) GPRS
7 2 (3.45%) FTP
7 2 (3.45%) Firewall
8 1 (1.72%) MPLS
8 1 (1.72%) INAP
8 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) JIRA
1 2 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 41 (70.69%) Telecoms
2 17 (29.31%) Billing
3 10 (17.24%) Marketing
4 6 (10.34%) Games
5 5 (8.62%) Retail
6 4 (6.90%) Finance
6 4 (6.90%) Legal
7 2 (3.45%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.72%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 14 (24.14%) Project Manager
2 10 (17.24%) Architect
3 7 (12.07%) ScrumMaster
4 6 (10.34%) Analyst
4 6 (10.34%) Business Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (8.62%) Designer
6 4 (6.90%) Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) Solutions Designer
7 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Search Manager
7 3 (5.17%) OSS Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Telecoms Business Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Service Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Systems Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Process Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Business Process Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Programme Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) HTML
2 1 (1.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.17%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (5.17%) Handset
3 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.45%) User Experience
4 1 (1.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.72%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.69%) Project Management
3 9 (15.52%) Scrum
3 9 (15.52%) E-Commerce
4 8 (13.79%) TDD
4 8 (13.79%) eTOM
4 8 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (10.34%) Automated Testing
6 6 (10.34%) ITIL
6 6 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (10.34%) User Stories
6 6 (10.34%) Mentoring
7 5 (8.62%) Coaching
7 5 (8.62%) Service Management
7 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2
7 5 (8.62%) Web Development
8 4 (6.90%) Data Migration
8 4 (6.90%) Migration
8 4 (6.90%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.17%) C
1 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
1 3 (5.17%) SQL
2 1 (1.72%) Java
2 1 (1.72%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) Degree
2 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.45%) ISEB
4 1 (1.72%) CBAP
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) NSN NetAct
1 2 (3.45%) OpenView
1 2 (3.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (5.17%) Ericsson
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle
1 3 (5.17%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (3.45%) Atlassian
2 2 (3.45%) Huawei
2 2 (3.45%) IBM
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.45%) HP
2 2 (3.45%) BMC
2 2 (3.45%) SGI
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