The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had OSS Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OSS Architect
Rank 125 128 121
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs requiring an OSS Architect 2 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.079% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.23% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Median daily rate £550 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.93% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
+37.50% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OSS Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2344 2590 2503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.91% 92.50% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1229 1355 1257
Median daily rate £400 £382 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.71% +5.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 82 95
Median hourly rate £14.00 £18.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.28% +1.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £13.65 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

OSS Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured OSS Architect in the job title.

OSS Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

OSS Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OSS Architect across the Berkshire region.

OSS Architect Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

OSS Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, OSS Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring OSS Architect in the job title.

1 11 (78.57%) Telecoms
2 9 (64.29%) Billing
3 6 (42.86%) Over-the-Top Content
3 6 (42.86%) DTV
4 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
5 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
5 3 (21.43%) UML
5 3 (21.43%) CRM
5 3 (21.43%) VPN
5 3 (21.43%) IBM
5 3 (21.43%) Unified Communications
5 3 (21.43%) Frameworx
6 2 (14.29%) VXLAN
6 2 (14.29%) OpenStack
6 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
6 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (14.29%) VMware
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) Unix
6 2 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) Robot Framework
6 2 (14.29%) Ansible
6 2 (14.29%) Junos
6 2 (14.29%) MRTG
6 2 (14.29%) Ericsson
6 2 (14.29%) Remedy
6 2 (14.29%) NGOSS
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) Problem Management

OSS Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Unified Communications
1 3 (21.43%) VPN
2 2 (14.29%) Junos
2 2 (14.29%) MRTG
2 2 (14.29%) VXLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Robot Framework
General
1 11 (78.57%) Telecoms
2 9 (64.29%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) RESTful
1 2 (14.29%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) DTV
1 6 (42.86%) Over-the-Top Content
2 3 (21.43%) Frameworx
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 2 (14.29%) NGOSS
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
2 3 (21.43%) CRM
2 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (21.43%) UML
3 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
3 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 2 (14.29%) Product Management
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Network Management
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Ansible
1 2 (14.29%) OpenNMS
1 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) Ericsson
2 2 (14.29%) Remedy
2 2 (14.29%) VMware