The table below looks at the statistics for the OSS Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSS Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OSS Architect
Rank 562 553 492
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -61
Contract jobs requiring an OSS Architect 10 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.021% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.023% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 4
Average daily rate
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£393 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.77% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £410 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £650 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -17.64%
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 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
44947 43726 38873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.47% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27712 26658 22838
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1792 1874 2060
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

OSS Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSS Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 27 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -30 7 £388 -3.12% 3
London +2 2 £461 -19.78%
OSS Architect
UK

OSS Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited OSS Architect 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 Architect in their job title.

1 14 (82.35%) Telecoms
2 5 (29.41%) Billing
2 5 (29.41%) CRM
2 5 (29.41%) IBM
3 4 (23.53%) BMC
3 4 (23.53%) Infovista
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 4 (23.53%) Broadband
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) TOGAF
3 4 (23.53%) eTOM
3 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (17.65%) Amdocs
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco
4 3 (17.65%) Remedy
4 3 (17.65%) Tivoli
4 3 (17.65%) TIBCO
5 2 (11.76%) webMethods
5 2 (11.76%) 3G
5 2 (11.76%) Netcool
5 2 (11.76%) OpenView
5 2 (11.76%) HP
5 2 (11.76%) SOA
5 2 (11.76%) VPN
5 2 (11.76%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (11.76%) Use Case
5 2 (11.76%) NSN NetAct
5 2 (11.76%) Change Management
5 2 (11.76%) Finance
5 2 (11.76%) Network Monitoring

OSS Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited OSS Architect 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Broadband
2 2 (11.76%) VPN
2 2 (11.76%) Unified Communications
2 2 (11.76%) 4G
2 2 (11.76%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (11.76%) MVNO
2 2 (11.76%) 3G
3 1 (5.88%) LTE
3 1 (5.88%) CTI
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
General
1 14 (82.35%) Telecoms
2 5 (29.41%) Billing
3 2 (11.76%) Finance
4 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.88%) Video on Demand
1 1 (5.88%) Frameworx
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) CRM
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) TOGAF
2 4 (23.53%) eTOM
2 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
3 2 (11.76%) Use Case
3 2 (11.76%) SOA
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) B2B
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
4 1 (5.88%) Process Management
4 1 (5.88%) UML
4 1 (5.88%) ERP
4 1 (5.88%) EAI
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Tivoli
2 2 (11.76%) Netcool
2 2 (11.76%) OpenView
2 2 (11.76%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (5.88%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) IBM
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) BMC
2 4 (23.53%) Infovista
3 3 (17.65%) TIBCO
3 3 (17.65%) Amdocs
3 3 (17.65%) Remedy
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) webMethods
5 1 (5.88%) NetIQ
5 1 (5.88%) Cramer
5 1 (5.88%) Huawei
5 1 (5.88%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (5.88%) EMC
5 1 (5.88%) Ericsson
5 1 (5.88%) Nokia
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
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