The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had OSS Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OSS Solution Architect
Rank 634 611 581
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -30
Contract jobs requiring an OSS Solutions Architect 2 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.019% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.020% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £504 - £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £504 - £455
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OSS Solutions 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
47329 49028 46882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.82% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31108 31722 28936
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1425 1851 1927
Median hourly rate £17.45 £16.83 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% +1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

OSS Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

OSS Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

OSS Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

OSS Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

OSS Solutions 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 Solutions Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 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 +3 2 £504 -
OSS Solutions Architect
UK

OSS Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, OSS Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (50.00%) Mobile Transformation
2 4 (50.00%) MVNO
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Unix
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) NGOSS
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) YAML
3 2 (25.00%) OpenNMS
3 2 (25.00%) Product Management
3 2 (25.00%) RESTful
3 2 (25.00%) Puppet
3 2 (25.00%) Junos
3 2 (25.00%) MRTG
3 2 (25.00%) Ansible
3 2 (25.00%) Robot Framework
3 2 (25.00%) VXLAN
4 1 (12.50%) Amdocs OSS
4 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) JMS
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) SOA

OSS Solutions 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 (25.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) MVNO
2 2 (25.00%) Junos
2 2 (25.00%) MRTG
2 2 (25.00%) VXLAN
3 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Robot Framework
General
1 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) RESTful
1 2 (25.00%) YAML
2 1 (12.50%) EJB
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) JMS
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) NGOSS
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Mobile Transformation
2 2 (25.00%) Product Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) eTOM
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
1 2 (25.00%) OpenNMS
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Cramer