The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had OSS Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OSS Architect
Rank 620 641 583
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -58
Contract jobs requiring an OSS Architect 9 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.009% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.010% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Median daily rate £425 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £465 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £525 £418
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OSS Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46883 50243 48342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.74% 94.97% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 30886 32538 29753
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1439 1894 1939
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

OSS Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

OSS Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

OSS Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

OSS Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

OSS Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OSS Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

OSS Architect Daily Rate Histogram in England

OSS Architect
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 OSS Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South East +11 6 £550 +4.76%
London - 1 £405 -
South West - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £425 -
OSS Architect
UK

OSS Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 England region featuring OSS Architect in the job title.

1 11 (55.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (35.00%) Cramer
2 7 (35.00%) Amdocs OSS
3 6 (30.00%) SOA
4 5 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 4 (20.00%) HP
5 4 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (20.00%) Performance Management
5 4 (20.00%) SevOne
5 4 (20.00%) Unified Communications
6 3 (15.00%) MVNO
6 3 (15.00%) Mobile Transformation
6 3 (15.00%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (15.00%) Fault Management
6 3 (15.00%) Service Management
6 3 (15.00%) Java
6 3 (15.00%) BMC
6 3 (15.00%) Ericsson
6 3 (15.00%) Remedy
6 3 (15.00%) Infovista
6 3 (15.00%) Netcool
7 2 (10.00%) MPLS
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco
7 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (10.00%) Web Services
7 2 (10.00%) EAI
7 2 (10.00%) ITIL
7 2 (10.00%) Unix
7 2 (10.00%) Linux
7 2 (10.00%) ITSM

OSS Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (20.00%) Unified Communications
3 3 (15.00%) MVNO
4 2 (10.00%) Junos
4 2 (10.00%) MPLS
4 2 (10.00%) MRTG
4 2 (10.00%) VXLAN
5 1 (5.00%) FCAPS
5 1 (5.00%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Robot Framework
General
1 11 (55.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) RESTful
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
1 2 (10.00%) YAML
2 1 (5.00%) EJB
2 1 (5.00%) J2EE
2 1 (5.00%) JMS
2 1 (5.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) CMDB
1 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (10.00%) Internet of Things
1 2 (10.00%) NGOSS
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) SOA
2 4 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 3 (15.00%) Fault Management
3 3 (15.00%) Mobile Transformation
3 3 (15.00%) Service Management
4 2 (10.00%) EAI
4 2 (10.00%) eTOM
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) ITSM
4 2 (10.00%) Product Management
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.00%) CRM
5 1 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.00%) ETL
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.00%) Line Management
5 1 (5.00%) Network Performance Management
5 1 (5.00%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Amdocs OSS
2 3 (15.00%) Netcool
3 2 (10.00%) Ansible
3 2 (10.00%) OpenNMS
3 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (10.00%) Puppet
4 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Cramer
2 4 (20.00%) HP
2 4 (20.00%) SevOne
3 3 (15.00%) BMC
3 3 (15.00%) Ericsson
3 3 (15.00%) Infovista
3 3 (15.00%) Remedy
4 2 (10.00%) Amdocs
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) CA
5 1 (5.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) Greenplum
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com