The table below looks at the statistics for the OSS Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OSS Engineer
Rank 114 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an OSS Engineer 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.23% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
OSS Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2052 2105 1871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.26% 93.97% 92.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1315 1268 1093
Average daily rate £385 £383 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.65% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 133 115
Average hourly rate £17.45 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.44% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £42.50 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

OSS Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

OSS Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

OSS Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

OSS Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

OSS Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSS Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Winchester - 2 £375 -
OSS Engineer
South East

OSS Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
1 7 (63.64%) Smart Meter
2 5 (45.45%) Asset Management
2 5 (45.45%) Network Management
3 4 (36.36%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
3 4 (36.36%) C
3 4 (36.36%) HND
4 3 (27.27%) OpenView
4 3 (27.27%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
4 3 (27.27%) Service Management
4 3 (27.27%) OpenNMS
5 2 (18.18%) VCE vBlock
5 2 (18.18%) Case Management
5 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
5 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Banking
5 2 (18.18%) Retail
5 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 2 (18.18%) Stress Testing
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (18.18%) V-Model
5 2 (18.18%) Release Management
5 2 (18.18%) JIRA
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing

OSS Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 2 (18.18%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
General
1 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Smart Meter
2 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
3 2 (18.18%) VCE vBlock
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Asset Management
1 5 (45.45%) Network Management
2 3 (27.27%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) Case Management
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
3 2 (18.18%) Release Management
3 2 (18.18%) Requirements Management
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Stress Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) V-Model
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
1 4 (36.36%) HND
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) OpenNMS
1 3 (27.27%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) HP
1 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Arqiva