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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO)
UK
Rank 573 556 559
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Contract jobs citing MVNO 18 62 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.12% 0.065%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 0.84% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 33 13
Median daily rate £600 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £369 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +5.88%
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
6858 7366 7533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.33% 14.48% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4166 4299 4257
Median daily rate £400 £398 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +8.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 355 368 423
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +19.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.90 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 10 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 19 January 2017. 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 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 0 18 £600 +33.33% 1
London +6 5 £650 +33.33%
Hampshire -7 5 £448 -0.55%
South East -11 5 £448 - 1
North West - 5 £600 -
Manchester - 5 £600 -
Basingstoke +13 3 - -
South West +15 2 - -
Bristol +1 2 - -
Hook +5 1 £475 -

MVNO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 13 (44.83%) 4G
2 12 (41.38%) 3G
3 10 (34.48%) 2G
3 10 (34.48%) Diameter Protocol
4 9 (31.03%) Risk Assessment
4 9 (31.03%) LTE
5 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 8 (27.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (27.59%) Security Testing
5 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
5 8 (27.59%) Firewall
5 8 (27.59%) Radio Access Network
6 7 (24.14%) VoLTE
7 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (17.24%) Huawei
9 4 (13.79%) Ericsson
10 3 (10.34%) Service Management
10 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (10.34%) Handset
10 3 (10.34%) Project Management
10 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
10 3 (10.34%) Retail
10 3 (10.34%) Billing
10 3 (10.34%) Test Management
10 3 (10.34%) GGSN
10 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
10 3 (10.34%) AirWatch
10 3 (10.34%) Mobile Device Management
11 2 (6.90%) Non-Functional Testing
11 2 (6.90%) Process Improvement

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 13 (44.83%) 4G
2 12 (41.38%) 3G
3 10 (34.48%) 2G
3 10 (34.48%) Diameter Protocol
4 9 (31.03%) LTE
5 8 (27.59%) Firewall
5 8 (27.59%) Radio Access Network
6 7 (24.14%) VoLTE
7 3 (10.34%) GGSN
8 2 (6.90%) SGSN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.34%) Billing
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Architect
2 8 (27.59%) Mobile Architect
2 8 (27.59%) Security Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Business Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Designer
5 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Retail Business Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (6.90%) Customer Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Mobile Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Process Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Telecoms Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Web Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Web Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Business Process Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Handset
2 2 (6.90%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Risk Assessment
2 8 (27.59%) Security Testing
2 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
4 3 (10.34%) Project Management
4 3 (10.34%) Service Management
4 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.34%) Test Management
4 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.90%) Defect Management
5 2 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (6.90%) Network Architecture
5 2 (6.90%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Process Improvement
5 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.90%) Validation
6 1 (3.45%) Change Control
6 1 (3.45%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.90%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.45%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (3.45%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Huawei
2 4 (13.79%) Ericsson
3 1 (3.45%) Amdocs
3 1 (3.45%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) Motorola
3 1 (3.45%) Nokia
3 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.45%) Virgin Media