Period
to 29 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for MVNO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MVNO over the 6 months to 29 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO)
UK > England
6 months to
29 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 724 819 791
Rank change year-on-year +95 -28 +5
Contract jobs citing MVNO 93 47 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.046% 0.070%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% 0.30% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 46
England median daily rate £375 £470 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.21% +7.43% +6.06%
10th Percentile £220 £396 £315
90th Percentile £406 £565 £500
UK median daily rate £375 £460 £438
% change year-on-year -18.48% +5.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
England median hourly rate £35.00 - £85.00
10th Percentile £32.50 - £80.00
90th Percentile £37.50 - £90.00
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - £85.00

MVNO is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 12328 15819 15031
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 13.93% 15.61% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7433 9783 8540
England median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £210 £225 £206
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
UK median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 701 684 866
England median hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.00% +21.95% +7.89%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £45.25
UK median hourly rate £19.25 £25.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year -23.76% +23.17% +7.89%

MVNO
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing MVNO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for MVNO in England

MVNO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MVNO in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for MVNO in England

MVNO
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MVNO in England over the 6 months to 29 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MVNO in England

MVNO
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MVNO in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MVNO in England

MVNO
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MVNO within the England region over the 6 months to 29 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +78 80 £375 -21.88%
East Midlands - 7 - -
Midlands - 7 - -
London -2 4 £675 +43.62% 1
South West +2 2 - -
MVNO
UK

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 across the England region with a requirement for MVNO.

1 70 (75.27%) Telecoms
2 26 (27.96%) Billing
3 24 (25.81%) Ericsson
4 23 (24.73%) Project Management
5 21 (22.58%) Motorola
5 21 (22.58%) Validation
6 20 (21.51%) Customer Requirements
7 19 (20.43%) 4G
8 18 (19.35%) LTE
9 17 (18.28%) ITIL
10 15 (16.13%) 3G
10 15 (16.13%) Service Delivery
10 15 (16.13%) ComArch
10 15 (16.13%) Degree
10 15 (16.13%) Gemalto
10 15 (16.13%) Telematics
11 14 (15.05%) Value-Added Service
12 13 (13.98%) Network Management
12 13 (13.98%) IT Strategy
13 12 (12.90%) Network Design
14 11 (11.83%) Service Management
15 10 (10.75%) Security Cleared
15 10 (10.75%) Finance
15 10 (10.75%) BPSS Clearance
16 9 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (9.68%) Diameter Protocol
16 9 (9.68%) SS7
16 9 (9.68%) Web Services
16 9 (9.68%) Linux
17 8 (8.60%) SOAP

MVNO
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (3.23%) InVision
1 3 (3.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.43%) 4G
2 18 (19.35%) LTE
3 15 (16.13%) 3G
4 14 (15.05%) Value-Added Service
5 9 (9.68%) Diameter Protocol
5 9 (9.68%) SS7
6 8 (8.60%) HTTP
6 8 (8.60%) INAP
6 8 (8.60%) Intelligent Network
6 8 (8.60%) SMS
6 8 (8.60%) SNMP
7 6 (6.45%) Firewall
8 5 (5.38%) IPsec
8 5 (5.38%) MPLS
8 5 (5.38%) Network Security
8 5 (5.38%) OSPF
8 5 (5.38%) SCTP
8 5 (5.38%) VoIP
8 5 (5.38%) VPN
8 5 (5.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.38%) Sisense
2 4 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.23%) MS Access
3 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 70 (75.27%) Telecoms
2 26 (27.96%) Billing
3 10 (10.75%) Finance
4 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (24.73%) Architect
2 15 (16.13%) BSS Architect
3 14 (15.05%) Test Engineer
4 12 (12.90%) Integration Engineer
4 12 (12.90%) OSS Architect
4 12 (12.90%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (8.60%) BSS Engineer
6 7 (7.53%) Network Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Programme Manager
7 6 (6.45%) Provisioning Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Technical Leader
8 5 (5.38%) BSS Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.38%) Ericsson Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) ITIL Service Architect
8 5 (5.38%) OSS Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.30%) Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) Business Architect
9 4 (4.30%) Engineering Specialist
9 4 (4.30%) IP Specialist
9 4 (4.30%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.68%) Web Services
2 8 (8.60%) Middleware
2 8 (8.60%) REST
2 8 (8.60%) SOAP
3 3 (3.23%) CSS
3 3 (3.23%) CSS3
3 3 (3.23%) HTML
3 3 (3.23%) HTML5
3 3 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.45%) Virtual Team
3 5 (5.38%) CESG
3 5 (5.38%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.30%) CMDB
4 4 (4.30%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.68%) Linux
2 2 (2.15%) Unix
3 1 (1.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.73%) Project Management
2 21 (22.58%) Validation
3 20 (21.51%) Customer Requirements
4 17 (18.28%) ITIL
5 15 (16.13%) Service Delivery
5 15 (16.13%) Telematics
6 13 (13.98%) IT Strategy
6 13 (13.98%) Network Management
7 12 (12.90%) Network Design
8 11 (11.83%) Service Management
9 8 (8.60%) CRM
9 8 (8.60%) Load Balancing
9 8 (8.60%) OO
9 8 (8.60%) Revenue Management
10 7 (7.53%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (7.53%) eTOM
10 7 (7.53%) ITIL V3
10 7 (7.53%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (7.53%) Test Management
11 6 (6.45%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.60%) Java
1 8 (8.60%) Perl
1 8 (8.60%) Python
2 3 (3.23%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (16.13%) Degree
2 10 (10.75%) BPSS Clearance
2 10 (10.75%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.53%) HND
4 2 (2.15%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) PMO
2 3 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) Netcool
2 1 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (25.81%) Ericsson
2 21 (22.58%) Motorola
3 15 (16.13%) ComArch
3 15 (16.13%) Gemalto
4 5 (5.38%) Brocade
4 5 (5.38%) F5
4 5 (5.38%) Fortinet
4 5 (5.38%) HP
4 5 (5.38%) Huawei
4 5 (5.38%) Remedy
5 4 (4.30%) BMC
6 2 (2.15%) Nokia Networks
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle
6 2 (2.15%) Samsung
7 1 (1.08%) Nokia
7 1 (1.08%) SAP
7 1 (1.08%) Tekelec