The table below looks at the statistics for the OSS Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSS Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OSS Engineer
Rank 14 25 15
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs requiring an OSS Engineer 6 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 5.50% 1.05% 5.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.00% 1.17% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Average daily rate - £250 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £250 £250
% change year-on-year
+35.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
OSS Engineer
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford 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
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100 171 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 91.74% 89.53% 97.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 102 80
Average daily rate £400 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £33.50 £110.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% -69.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

OSS Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

OSS Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

OSS Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

OSS Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

OSS Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region that cited OSS Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Back Office
2 6 (66.67%) Huawei
2 6 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (66.67%) Project Management
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Nokia
3 5 (55.56%) SLA
4 4 (44.44%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (44.44%) Unix
4 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
5 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 3 (33.33%) Citrix
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 2 (22.22%) VLAN
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) DNS
6 2 (22.22%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (22.22%) VMware
7 1 (11.11%) NetCracker
7 1 (11.11%) OPNET
7 1 (11.11%) 3G
7 1 (11.11%) Wireless

OSS Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region that cited OSS Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) 3G
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (100.00%) Back Office
2 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Ontologies
2 1 (11.11%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Korn
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) OPNET
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Huawei
1 6 (66.67%) Nokia
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (11.11%) BT
4 1 (11.11%) Cerion
4 1 (11.11%) Ericsson
4 1 (11.11%) Greenplum
4 1 (11.11%) NetCracker
4 1 (11.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Siemens
4 1 (11.11%) Talend
4 1 (11.11%) ZTE