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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO)
Rank 564 549 573
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +24
Contract jobs citing MVNO 35 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.046% 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.43% 0.34% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 8
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£425 £423 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +9.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £485 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 -
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
8116 7110 8932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.41% 13.55% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4369 3831 4026
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 436 408 703
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% +4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £38.65 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 21 August 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 14 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 21 August 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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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 -6 32 £425 +0.59% 8
South East +14 15 £425 +21.42% 4
Berkshire +13 12 £419 +19.64% 4
London +6 11 £400 -5.88% 4
City of London +28 5 £413 -2.94% 1
Newbury - 4 £413 -
High Wycombe - 3 £425 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £425 -
Reading +9 2 £463 +32.14% 1
Maidenhead - 1 - - 3
Jersey - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Guernsey - - - -
Channel Islands - - - -

MVNO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 39 (73.58%) Telecoms
2 11 (20.75%) Project Management
2 11 (20.75%) Billing
3 10 (18.87%) Marketing
4 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (15.09%) E-Commerce
6 7 (13.21%) 4G
7 6 (11.32%) CRM
7 6 (11.32%) 3G
7 6 (11.32%) Scrum
7 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
8 5 (9.43%) Legal
8 5 (9.43%) TDD
8 5 (9.43%) eTOM
8 5 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.55%) SMS
9 4 (7.55%) ISEB
9 4 (7.55%) PRINCE
9 4 (7.55%) 2G
9 4 (7.55%) Retail
9 4 (7.55%) Web Development
9 4 (7.55%) Degree
9 4 (7.55%) LTE
10 3 (5.66%) C
10 3 (5.66%) HTML
10 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
10 3 (5.66%) ITIL
10 3 (5.66%) GSM
10 3 (5.66%) FTP

MVNO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (3.77%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.89%) MS Project
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) 4G
2 6 (11.32%) 3G
3 4 (7.55%) SMS
3 4 (7.55%) 2G
3 4 (7.55%) LTE
4 3 (5.66%) GSM
4 3 (5.66%) FTP
5 2 (3.77%) INAP
5 2 (3.77%) Firewall
5 2 (3.77%) Internet
5 2 (3.77%) Wireless
5 2 (3.77%) GPRS
5 2 (3.77%) 3GPP
5 2 (3.77%) VoIP
5 2 (3.77%) WCDMA
5 2 (3.77%) RANAP
6 1 (1.89%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (1.89%) VoLTE
6 1 (1.89%) Broadband
6 1 (1.89%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) JIRA
1 2 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 39 (73.58%) Telecoms
2 11 (20.75%) Billing
3 10 (18.87%) Marketing
4 5 (9.43%) Legal
5 4 (7.55%) Retail
6 3 (5.66%) Games
6 3 (5.66%) Finance
7 1 (1.89%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.89%) Arabic Language
7 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Project Manager
2 8 (15.09%) Architect
3 6 (11.32%) Business Analyst
3 6 (11.32%) Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (9.43%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 4 (7.55%) ScrumMaster
6 3 (5.66%) Search Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Programme Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Test Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Business Process Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Service Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Telecoms Business Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Business Process Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Process Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Process Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Process Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) HTML
2 1 (1.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Handset
1 3 (5.66%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (1.89%) Social Media
2 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.75%) Project Management
2 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (15.09%) E-Commerce
4 6 (11.32%) CRM
4 6 (11.32%) Scrum
4 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.43%) TDD
5 5 (9.43%) eTOM
5 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
5 5 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (7.55%) Web Development
6 4 (7.55%) PRINCE
7 3 (5.66%) ITIL
7 3 (5.66%) Mobile Commerce
7 3 (5.66%) SEO
7 3 (5.66%) Migration
7 3 (5.66%) Service Management
7 3 (5.66%) Business Analysis
7 3 (5.66%) Network Design
7 3 (5.66%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.66%) C
1 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.77%) SQL
3 1 (1.89%) C#
3 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) ISEB
1 4 (7.55%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.89%) CBAP
Vendors
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
1 2 (3.77%) SGI
1 2 (3.77%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.89%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (1.89%) Ericsson
2 1 (1.89%) Siebel