The table below looks at the statistics for the OSS Project Manager 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 Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OSS Project Manager
Rank 604 573 562
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -11
Contract jobs requiring an OSS Project Manager 4 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.011% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.011% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate £445 £395 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.65% -14.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £395 £500
% change year-on-year
+12.65% -21.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
OSS Project Manager
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
44644 44373 42617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.55% 94.47% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29144 28029 25758
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1596 1785 1902
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

OSS Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

OSS Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

OSS Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

OSS Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

OSS Project Manager
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 Project Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 4 £445 -19.09%
OSS Project Manager
UK

OSS Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited OSS Project Manager 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 Project Manager in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Project Management
1 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (50.00%) PMP
2 4 (50.00%) PMI Certification
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) Project Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) LTE
5 1 (12.50%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (12.50%) Budget Control
5 1 (12.50%) APMP
5 1 (12.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (12.50%) Change Control
5 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (12.50%) MVNO
5 1 (12.50%) Velocent
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Transformation
5 1 (12.50%) VoLTE
5 1 (12.50%) Line Management
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching
5 1 (12.50%) Release Management

OSS Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited OSS Project Manager 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 Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) 3G
1 1 (12.50%) LTE
1 1 (12.50%) MVNO
1 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (12.50%) VoLTE
General
1 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Project Planning
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) Critical Path Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) eTOM
5 1 (12.50%) Fault Management
5 1 (12.50%) ITSM
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
5 1 (12.50%) Release Management
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) SOA
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 4 (50.00%) PMP
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) APMP
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (12.50%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Ericsson
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) Huawei
1 1 (12.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 1 (12.50%) Velocent