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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO)
Rank 594 582 561
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -21
Contract jobs citing MVNO 31 34 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.060% 0.059%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 0.41% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 15
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £500 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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
8197 8298 7149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.81% 14.67% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4697 4499 3856
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 531 449 415
Average hourly rate £21.53 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.15% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 1 September 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 12 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 1 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -14 28 £450 +5.88% 2
London 0 12 £450 +12.50%
South East -28 10 £450 +5.88% 1
Bristol +1 5 - -
South West -3 5 - -
Berkshire -11 5 £475 +11.76%
Hampshire - 5 £450 -
City of London +4 3 £450 +12.50%
Uxbridge +3 2 £315 -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Basingstoke - 1 - -

MVNO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 43 (64.18%) Telecoms
2 19 (28.36%) CRM
3 16 (23.88%) Billing
4 15 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (19.40%) Project Management
5 13 (19.40%) 3G
5 13 (19.40%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (17.91%) LTE
7 11 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (14.93%) Scrum
9 8 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (11.94%) 4G
10 7 (10.45%) Validation
10 7 (10.45%) TOGAF
11 6 (8.96%) Business Analysis
11 6 (8.96%) SOA
11 6 (8.96%) User Stories
11 6 (8.96%) SDLC
12 5 (7.46%) VoLTE
12 5 (7.46%) Test Strategy
12 5 (7.46%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 5 (7.46%) SMS
12 5 (7.46%) E-Commerce
12 5 (7.46%) Web Services
12 5 (7.46%) Retail
13 4 (5.97%) 2G
13 4 (5.97%) eTOM
13 4 (5.97%) Requirements Management
13 4 (5.97%) Service Management

MVNO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.48%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Office
1 1 (1.49%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.49%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.40%) 3G
2 12 (17.91%) LTE
3 8 (11.94%) 4G
4 5 (7.46%) VoLTE
4 5 (7.46%) SMS
5 4 (5.97%) DNS
5 4 (5.97%) 2G
6 3 (4.48%) RANAP
6 3 (4.48%) 3GPP
6 3 (4.48%) L2TP
6 3 (4.48%) SS7
6 3 (4.48%) Diameter Protocol
6 3 (4.48%) GGSN
6 3 (4.48%) SGSN
7 2 (2.99%) Broadband
7 2 (2.99%) GSM
7 2 (2.99%) SIGTRAN
7 2 (2.99%) Internet
7 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.99%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (1.49%) Axure RP
General
1 43 (64.18%) Telecoms
2 16 (23.88%) Billing
3 5 (7.46%) Retail
4 3 (4.48%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.99%) Finance
5 2 (2.99%) Marketing
5 2 (2.99%) Back Office
6 1 (1.49%) German Language
6 1 (1.49%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.49%) Swedish Language
6 1 (1.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (23.88%) Analyst
2 14 (20.90%) Business Analyst
3 13 (19.40%) Architect
4 10 (14.93%) Designer
5 9 (13.43%) Project Manager
6 7 (10.45%) Test Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.46%) Solutions Designer
8 4 (5.97%) Telecoms Business Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Manager
9 3 (4.48%) Programme Manager
9 3 (4.48%) BSS Architect
9 3 (4.48%) OSS Architect
10 2 (2.99%) Programme Test Manager
10 2 (2.99%) Telecoms Project Manager
10 2 (2.99%) Test Manager
10 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 2 (2.99%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (2.99%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.46%) Web Services
2 3 (4.48%) J2EE
3 2 (2.99%) CSS
4 1 (1.49%) HTML5
4 1 (1.49%) CSS3
4 1 (1.49%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.97%) Frameworx
3 3 (4.48%) IVR
4 2 (2.99%) User Experience
4 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.49%) Handset
5 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.49%) RMADS
5 1 (1.49%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.49%) Android
1 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.36%) CRM
2 15 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (19.40%) Project Management
4 12 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (14.93%) Scrum
6 8 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (10.45%) TOGAF
7 7 (10.45%) Validation
8 6 (8.96%) Business Analysis
8 6 (8.96%) SOA
8 6 (8.96%) User Stories
8 6 (8.96%) SDLC
9 5 (7.46%) Test Strategy
9 5 (7.46%) E-Commerce
10 4 (5.97%) PRINCE2
10 4 (5.97%) UML
10 4 (5.97%) Service Management
10 4 (5.97%) eTOM
10 4 (5.97%) Requirements Management
10 4 (5.97%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.49%) C
1 1 (1.49%) Java
1 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) PMP
1 3 (4.48%) PMI Certification
1 3 (4.48%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.49%) CCNA
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) ISO 9000
1 3 (4.48%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (7.46%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle
3 2 (2.99%) hybris
3 2 (2.99%) HP
3 2 (2.99%) ATG
4 1 (1.49%) BMC
4 1 (1.49%) Ericsson
4 1 (1.49%) Remedy
4 1 (1.49%) Adobe