The table below looks at the statistics for the OSS Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSS Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 3 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OSS Consultant
Rank 128 - 114
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an OSS Consultant 7 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% - 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% - 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
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£375 - £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - £380
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2561 2510 2037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.92% 89.74% 91.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1281 1298 797
Average daily rate £388 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 110 135
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.59 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

OSS Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OSS Consultant in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

OSS Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

OSS Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OSS Consultant across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

OSS Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

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Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSS Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
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on Same Period
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OSS Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited OSS Consultant in their job title 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 with OSS Consultant in their job title.

1 11 (91.67%) Telecoms
2 6 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 5 (41.67%) UNIX
3 5 (41.67%) ComArch
4 3 (25.00%) OO
4 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (16.67%) Coaching
5 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
5 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) Requirements Management
5 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (16.67%) Process Management
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Logistics
6 1 (8.33%) Cramer
6 1 (8.33%) Amdocs
6 1 (8.33%) ITSM
6 1 (8.33%) CMDB
6 1 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (8.33%) SOA
6 1 (8.33%) Web Services
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL

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Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited OSS Consultant in their job title 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 with OSS Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 11 (91.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (16.67%) CRM
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (16.67%) Logistics
2 2 (16.67%) Requirements Management
2 2 (16.67%) Process Management
2 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
2 2 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (8.33%) ITSM
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (8.33%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
1 5 (41.67%) ComArch
2 1 (8.33%) BMC
2 1 (8.33%) Remedy
2 1 (8.33%) Cramer
2 1 (8.33%) Amdocs