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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OSS Architect
Rank 612 585 590
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +5
Contract jobs requiring an OSS Architect 9 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.030% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.031% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 3
Median daily rate £550 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £365 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £448 £650
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
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
48407 47998 47631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.98% 94.77% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 31930 29619 29578
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1378 1922 1987
Median hourly rate £17.89 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 -7 6 £550 +37.50%
London -24 2 £529 -1.62%
South West - 1 £575 -
OSS Architect
UK

OSS Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 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 England region featuring OSS Architect in the job title.

1 22 (73.33%) Telecoms
2 12 (40.00%) Billing
3 7 (23.33%) MVNO
4 6 (20.00%) Over-the-Top Content
4 6 (20.00%) DTV
5 5 (16.67%) IBM
5 5 (16.67%) TOGAF
6 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
6 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (13.33%) Degree
6 4 (13.33%) UML
6 4 (13.33%) CRM
6 4 (13.33%) Mobile Transformation
6 4 (13.33%) Frameworx
7 3 (10.00%) Business Transformation
7 3 (10.00%) Unified Communications
7 3 (10.00%) Amdocs OSS
7 3 (10.00%) SQL
7 3 (10.00%) VPN
7 3 (10.00%) Linux
7 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (10.00%) Performance Management
7 3 (10.00%) Product Management
7 3 (10.00%) Amdocs
8 2 (6.67%) Retail
8 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.67%) Cramer
8 2 (6.67%) VMware
8 2 (6.67%) RESTful
8 2 (6.67%) Fault Management

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 (6.67%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) MVNO
2 3 (10.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (10.00%) VPN
3 2 (6.67%) Junos
3 2 (6.67%) MRTG
3 2 (6.67%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (6.67%) VXLAN
4 1 (3.33%) Broadband
4 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.33%) MPLS
4 1 (3.33%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Robot Framework
General
1 22 (73.33%) Telecoms
2 12 (40.00%) Billing
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) RESTful
1 2 (6.67%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) DTV
1 6 (20.00%) Over-the-Top Content
2 4 (13.33%) Frameworx
2 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) NGOSS
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Unix
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 4 (13.33%) CRM
2 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (13.33%) Mobile Transformation
2 4 (13.33%) UML
3 3 (10.00%) Business Transformation
3 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (10.00%) Performance Management
3 3 (10.00%) Product Management
4 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 2 (6.67%) Fault Management
4 2 (6.67%) Network Architecture
4 2 (6.67%) Network Management
4 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.33%) Network Performance Management
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.33%) Presales
5 1 (3.33%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Amdocs OSS
2 2 (6.67%) Ansible
2 2 (6.67%) OpenNMS
2 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.67%) Puppet
2 2 (6.67%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.33%) Netcool
3 1 (3.33%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) IBM
2 3 (10.00%) Amdocs
3 2 (6.67%) Citrix
3 2 (6.67%) Cramer
3 2 (6.67%) Ericsson
3 2 (6.67%) Remedy
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) EMC
4 1 (3.33%) Greenplum
4 1 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) hybris
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.33%) Siebel
4 1 (3.33%) Splunk