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 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO)
Rank 567 552 568
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +16
Contract jobs citing MVNO 35 31 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.058% 0.036%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% 0.43% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 7
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£425 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £350 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 -
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -
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
8245 7206 8915
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.58% 13.50% 15.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4479 3899 4038
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 421 695
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

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 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 1 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 -13 31 £425 - 6
South East +2 14 £425 +21.42% 3
Berkshire +18 11 £425 +21.42% 3
London -2 11 £400 -5.88% 3
Newbury - 4 £413 -
City of London +14 3 £400 -5.88%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £425 -
High Wycombe - 3 £425 -
Reading +7 2 £463 +32.14% 1
Maidenhead - 1 - - 2
Jersey - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Guernsey - - - -
Channel Islands - - - -

MVNO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 (77.36%) Telecoms
2 12 (22.64%) Billing
3 11 (20.75%) Project Management
4 10 (18.87%) Marketing
5 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (15.09%) E-Commerce
7 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (13.21%) Scrum
7 7 (13.21%) 4G
8 6 (11.32%) TDD
8 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (11.32%) CRM
9 5 (9.43%) 3G
9 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
9 5 (9.43%) Web Development
9 5 (9.43%) eTOM
10 4 (7.55%) Automated Testing
10 4 (7.55%) Retail
10 4 (7.55%) Games
10 4 (7.55%) Degree
10 4 (7.55%) Data Migration
10 4 (7.55%) SMS
10 4 (7.55%) PRINCE
10 4 (7.55%) Legal
10 4 (7.55%) Migration
10 4 (7.55%) Service Management
10 4 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (7.55%) User Stories
11 3 (5.66%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (5.66%) Waterfall

MVNO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (3.77%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) 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 5 (9.43%) 3G
3 4 (7.55%) SMS
4 3 (5.66%) GSM
4 3 (5.66%) FTP
4 3 (5.66%) Wireless
4 3 (5.66%) 2G
4 3 (5.66%) LTE
5 2 (3.77%) RANAP
5 2 (3.77%) Firewall
5 2 (3.77%) Internet
5 2 (3.77%) Broadband
5 2 (3.77%) GPRS
5 2 (3.77%) 3GPP
5 2 (3.77%) VoIP
5 2 (3.77%) WCDMA
6 1 (1.89%) PBX
6 1 (1.89%) MPLS
6 1 (1.89%) INAP
6 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) JIRA
1 2 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 41 (77.36%) Telecoms
2 12 (22.64%) Billing
3 10 (18.87%) Marketing
4 4 (7.55%) Legal
4 4 (7.55%) Games
4 4 (7.55%) Retail
5 3 (5.66%) Finance
6 2 (3.77%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.89%) Arabic Language
7 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) Project Manager
2 9 (16.98%) Architect
3 6 (11.32%) Business Analyst
3 6 (11.32%) Analyst
3 6 (11.32%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (9.43%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 5 (9.43%) ScrumMaster
5 4 (7.55%) Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Search Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Business Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Business 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%) Business Process Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Process Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Service 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 7 (13.21%) Scrum
4 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.32%) TDD
5 6 (11.32%) CRM
5 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (9.43%) eTOM
6 5 (9.43%) Web Development
6 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.55%) Service Management
7 4 (7.55%) PRINCE
7 4 (7.55%) Migration
7 4 (7.55%) Automated Testing
7 4 (7.55%) Data Migration
7 4 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (7.55%) User Stories
8 3 (5.66%) Mobile Transformation
8 3 (5.66%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.66%) C
1 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
1 3 (5.66%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) C#
2 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) ISEB
2 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.89%) CBAP
Vendors
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) SGI
2 2 (3.77%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.89%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (1.89%) Ericsson
3 1 (1.89%) Siebel