The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had OSS Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OSS Architect
Rank 257 272 245
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -27
Contract jobs requiring an OSS Architect 6 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.069% 0.041% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.043% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £550 £525 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +25.74%
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £525 £418
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OSS Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8141 9236 8644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.95% 95.04% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4923 5536 4802
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 428 429
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

OSS Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

OSS Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

OSS Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

OSS Architect Daily Rate Trend in the South East

OSS Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSS Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
Berkshire +4 5 £550 +4.76%
Hampshire - 1 - -
OSS Architect
England

OSS Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, OSS 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 South East region featuring OSS Architect in the job title.

1 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (42.86%) Cramer
2 6 (42.86%) SOA
2 6 (42.86%) Amdocs OSS
3 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 4 (28.57%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) Unified Communications
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Management
4 3 (21.43%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (21.43%) Fault Management
4 3 (21.43%) SevOne
4 3 (21.43%) BMC
4 3 (21.43%) Ericsson
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) Netcool
4 3 (21.43%) Remedy
4 3 (21.43%) Infovista
5 2 (14.29%) VXLAN
5 2 (14.29%) Ansible
5 2 (14.29%) Internet of Things
5 2 (14.29%) Service Management
5 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 2 (14.29%) Amdocs
5 2 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) Unix
5 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) Web Services
5 2 (14.29%) Robot Framework
5 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (14.29%) Puppet

OSS Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (14.29%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
1 4 (28.57%) Unified Communications
2 2 (14.29%) Junos
2 2 (14.29%) MRTG
2 2 (14.29%) VXLAN
3 1 (7.14%) MPLS
3 1 (7.14%) MVNO
3 1 (7.14%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Robot Framework
General
1 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) RESTful
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
1 2 (14.29%) YAML
2 1 (7.14%) EJB
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) JMS
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (14.29%) Internet of Things
1 2 (14.29%) NGOSS
2 1 (7.14%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) SOA
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Management
3 3 (21.43%) Fault Management
4 2 (14.29%) EAI
4 2 (14.29%) eTOM
4 2 (14.29%) Product Management
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) ITSM
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Transformation
5 1 (7.14%) Network Performance Management
5 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Amdocs OSS
2 3 (21.43%) Netcool
3 2 (14.29%) Ansible
3 2 (14.29%) OpenNMS
3 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (14.29%) Puppet
4 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Cramer
2 4 (28.57%) HP
3 3 (21.43%) BMC
3 3 (21.43%) Ericsson
3 3 (21.43%) Infovista
3 3 (21.43%) Remedy
3 3 (21.43%) SevOne
4 2 (14.29%) Amdocs
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) Greenplum
5 1 (7.14%) IBM
5 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow