The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for MVNO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MVNO over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO)
UK
Rank 560 600 579
Rank change year-on-year +40 -21  
Contract jobs citing MVNO 33 44 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.073% 0.083% 0.085%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.56% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 25 25
Median daily rate £600 £470 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.65% +17.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £381 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £580 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £494 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +16.17% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £85.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6617 7870 7816
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 14.61% 14.79% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4077 4695 4260
Median daily rate £400 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 338 430
Median hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.35% +14.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

MVNO
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing MVNO as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for MVNO in the UK

MVNO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MVNO in the UK

MVNO
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MVNO over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MVNO in the UK

MVNO
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MVNO in the UK

MVNO
Top 13 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 25 March 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 +18 27 £600 +27.65% 1
South East +19 17 £381 -15.27% 1
Hampshire +13 14 £388 -18.42%
Fleet - 12 - -
Lincolnshire - 5 - -
East Midlands - 5 - -
Berkshire +22 3 £375 - 1
London +16 3 £650 +38.29%
Manchester - 2 £600 -
North West - 2 £600 -
Hook +6 1 £388 -11.42%
Reading - 1 £375 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -

MVNO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 27 (50.94%) Telecoms
2 20 (37.74%) Service Delivery
3 15 (28.30%) Billing
4 13 (24.53%) ComArch
4 13 (24.53%) Telematics
4 13 (24.53%) Gemalto
4 13 (24.53%) IT Strategy
5 12 (22.64%) 4G
6 11 (20.75%) Diameter Protocol
6 11 (20.75%) 3G
7 10 (18.87%) 2G
8 9 (16.98%) Risk Assessment
8 9 (16.98%) LTE
9 8 (15.09%) Security Testing
9 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 8 (15.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (15.09%) Radio Access Network
9 8 (15.09%) Firewall
10 7 (13.21%) VoLTE
11 6 (11.32%) Internet of Things
11 6 (11.32%) Service Design
12 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (9.43%) Finance
12 5 (9.43%) Ericsson
13 4 (7.55%) Huawei
13 4 (7.55%) Project Planning
13 4 (7.55%) Degree
13 4 (7.55%) Performance Management
13 4 (7.55%) Virtual Team Management
13 4 (7.55%) Virtual Team

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.89%) InVision
1 1 (1.89%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.64%) 4G
2 11 (20.75%) 3G
2 11 (20.75%) Diameter Protocol
3 10 (18.87%) 2G
4 9 (16.98%) LTE
5 8 (15.09%) Firewall
5 8 (15.09%) Radio Access Network
6 7 (13.21%) VoLTE
7 3 (5.66%) GGSN
8 2 (3.77%) HTTP
8 2 (3.77%) INAP
8 2 (3.77%) Intelligent Network
8 2 (3.77%) SGSN
8 2 (3.77%) SNMP
8 2 (3.77%) SS7
9 1 (1.89%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 27 (50.94%) Telecoms
2 15 (28.30%) Billing
3 5 (9.43%) Finance
4 3 (5.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (60.38%) Architect
2 22 (41.51%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (24.53%) BSS Architect
3 13 (24.53%) OSS Architect
4 11 (20.75%) BSS Solutions Architect
4 11 (20.75%) OSS Solutions Architect
5 8 (15.09%) Mobile Architect
5 8 (15.09%) Security Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Business Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Programme Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Designer
7 3 (5.66%) IoT Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Retail Business Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Solutions Designer
7 3 (5.66%) Telecoms Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Commercial Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Customer Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) Web Services
2 2 (3.77%) Middleware
2 2 (3.77%) REST
2 2 (3.77%) SOAP
3 1 (1.89%) CSS
3 1 (1.89%) CSS3
3 1 (1.89%) HTML
3 1 (1.89%) HTML5
3 1 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Internet of Things
2 4 (7.55%) Virtual Team
3 3 (5.66%) Handset
4 2 (3.77%) IVR
5 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) Service Delivery
2 13 (24.53%) IT Strategy
2 13 (24.53%) Telematics
3 9 (16.98%) Risk Assessment
4 8 (15.09%) Security Testing
4 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (11.32%) Service Design
6 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.55%) Performance Management
7 4 (7.55%) Project Planning
7 4 (7.55%) Virtual Team Management
8 3 (5.66%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (5.66%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (5.66%) Network Design
8 3 (5.66%) Project Management
8 3 (5.66%) Service Management
8 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.66%) Test Management
8 3 (5.66%) Test Strategy
8 3 (5.66%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.77%) Java
1 2 (3.77%) Perl
1 2 (3.77%) Python
2 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) ISEB
3 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.77%) PMO
2 2 (3.77%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.89%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (1.89%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) ComArch
1 13 (24.53%) Gemalto
2 5 (9.43%) Ericsson
3 4 (7.55%) Huawei
4 1 (1.89%) Amdocs
4 1 (1.89%) HP
4 1 (1.89%) Motorola
4 1 (1.89%) Nokia
4 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.89%) Virgin Media
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