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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO)
Rank 602 583 556
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -27
Contract jobs citing MVNO 26 31 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.057% 0.043%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.33% 0.40% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 9
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£450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £395 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £505 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £425 £416
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +2.10%
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
7818 7661 7013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.73% 14.00% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4471 4083 3635
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 £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 474 416 465
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £41.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 3 August 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 10 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 3 August 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 -12 26 £450 +5.88% 2
London -7 17 £450 +10.76% 1
South East -27 7 £395 -7.05%
Berkshire -6 6 £475 +11.76%
City of London -14 5 £450 +9.09% 1
Uxbridge +2 3 £315 -
South West -1 2 - -
Bristol - 2 - -
Middlesex +3 1 £315 +34.04%
Bracknell - 1 - -

MVNO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 47 (63.51%) Telecoms
2 23 (31.08%) CRM
3 21 (28.38%) Billing
4 19 (25.68%) 3G
5 15 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (18.92%) Project Management
6 14 (18.92%) 4G
7 13 (17.57%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (16.22%) LTE
9 11 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (13.51%) SS7
10 10 (13.51%) 2G
11 9 (12.16%) Scrum
12 8 (10.81%) SIGTRAN
12 8 (10.81%) HP
12 8 (10.81%) GSM
12 8 (10.81%) TCP/IP
12 8 (10.81%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (9.46%) SOA
13 7 (9.46%) TOGAF
14 6 (8.11%) Validation
14 6 (8.11%) Retail
14 6 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (8.11%) SDLC
14 6 (8.11%) User Stories
15 5 (6.76%) VoLTE
15 5 (6.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
15 5 (6.76%) SMS
15 5 (6.76%) PRINCE2

MVNO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (4.05%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Office
1 1 (1.35%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (25.68%) 3G
2 14 (18.92%) 4G
3 12 (16.22%) LTE
4 10 (13.51%) SS7
4 10 (13.51%) 2G
5 8 (10.81%) SIGTRAN
5 8 (10.81%) TCP/IP
5 8 (10.81%) GSM
6 5 (6.76%) SMS
6 5 (6.76%) Wireless
6 5 (6.76%) VoLTE
7 4 (5.41%) DNS
8 3 (4.05%) L2TP
8 3 (4.05%) 3GPP
8 3 (4.05%) GGSN
8 3 (4.05%) SGSN
8 3 (4.05%) Diameter Protocol
8 3 (4.05%) RANAP
9 2 (2.70%) Internet
10 1 (1.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (1.35%) Axure RP
General
1 47 (63.51%) Telecoms
2 21 (28.38%) Billing
3 6 (8.11%) Retail
4 3 (4.05%) Multimedia
4 3 (4.05%) Finance
5 2 (2.70%) Marketing
6 1 (1.35%) German Language
6 1 (1.35%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.35%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (24.32%) Analyst
2 15 (20.27%) Business Analyst
3 12 (16.22%) Architect
4 11 (14.86%) Project Manager
5 9 (12.16%) Test Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Designer
7 5 (6.76%) Network Architect
7 5 (6.76%) Tester
7 5 (6.76%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.41%) Mobile Tester
8 4 (5.41%) Wireless Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) OSS Architect
9 3 (4.05%) BSS Architect
9 3 (4.05%) Senior Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Telecoms Business Analyst
10 2 (2.70%) Telecoms Project Manager
10 2 (2.70%) Chief Architect
10 2 (2.70%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.76%) Web Services
2 3 (4.05%) J2EE
3 2 (2.70%) CSS
4 1 (1.35%) HTML5
4 1 (1.35%) CSS3
4 1 (1.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.41%) Frameworx
3 3 (4.05%) Handset
4 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.70%) User Experience
4 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.35%) IVR
5 1 (1.35%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.35%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.35%) Android
1 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.08%) CRM
2 15 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (18.92%) Project Management
4 12 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (12.16%) Scrum
6 7 (9.46%) SOA
6 7 (9.46%) TOGAF
7 6 (8.11%) Validation
7 6 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (8.11%) User Stories
7 6 (8.11%) SDLC
8 5 (6.76%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.76%) PRINCE2
9 4 (5.41%) Requirements Management
9 4 (5.41%) Test Strategy
10 3 (4.05%) Open Source
10 3 (4.05%) Business Analysis
10 3 (4.05%) eTOM
10 3 (4.05%) PRINCE
11 2 (2.70%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.35%) C
1 1 (1.35%) Java
1 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (4.05%) PMP
1 3 (4.05%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) CCNA
3 1 (1.35%) ISEB
3 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) ISO 9000
2 2 (2.70%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.35%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (10.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (10.81%) HP
2 5 (6.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (2.70%) hybris
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle
3 2 (2.70%) ATG
4 1 (1.35%) Adobe
4 1 (1.35%) BMC
4 1 (1.35%) Ericsson
4 1 (1.35%) Remedy