The first table below looks at the demand for the OSS Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OSS Solution Architect
Rank 570 500 553
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +53
Contract jobs requiring an OSS Solutions Architect 1 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.048% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.052% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £340 £300
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47289 40554 51511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.32% 92.75% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 29337 23812 29012
Average daily rate £395 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1917 2075 2421
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
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OSS Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSS Solutions Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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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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
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South East -37 1 - -
London - - - -
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OSS Solutions Architect
Top 20 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited OSS Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) TELNET
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei
1 1 (100.00%) Greenplum
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network

OSS Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited OSS Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) TELNET
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei
1 1 (100.00%) Greenplum
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks