The table below looks at the statistics for the OSS Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OSS Engineer
Rank 241 264 227
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -37
Contract jobs requiring an OSS Engineer 16 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.021% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.023% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 6
Average daily rate £338 £250 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £275 £245
% change year-on-year
+22.72% +12.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
OSS Engineer
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
7953 8828 7991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.19% 93.80% 93.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4824 4748 4160
Average daily rate £385 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 432 468
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.40 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.96 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

OSS Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

OSS Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

OSS Engineer
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 Engineer across the South East region.

OSS Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

OSS Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OSS Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

OSS Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

OSS Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
Surrey +3 8 £270 +8.00%
Hampshire - 6 £375 -
Berkshire +11 2 £300 +20.00% 2
OSS Engineer
England

OSS Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 13 (52.00%) Project Management
2 12 (48.00%) Back Office
2 12 (48.00%) Telecoms
3 11 (44.00%) Windows
4 10 (40.00%) Huawei
5 9 (36.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (36.00%) Linux
6 8 (32.00%) Nokia
7 7 (28.00%) SLA
7 7 (28.00%) Degree
8 6 (24.00%) Radio Access Network
8 6 (24.00%) ITIL
8 6 (24.00%) Unix
9 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
10 4 (16.00%) Citrix
10 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
10 4 (16.00%) Service Management
10 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
10 4 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (16.00%) VMware
10 4 (16.00%) Capacity Management
10 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
10 4 (16.00%) SolarWinds
11 3 (12.00%) Smart Meter
11 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (12.00%) Presales
11 3 (12.00%) Network Management
11 3 (12.00%) Validation
11 3 (12.00%) Asset Management
11 3 (12.00%) VLAN

OSS Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (12.00%) DNS
2 3 (12.00%) VLAN
3 2 (8.00%) Broadband
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (8.00%) TACACS
3 2 (8.00%) VoIP
4 1 (4.00%) 3G
4 1 (4.00%) RNC
4 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 12 (48.00%) Back Office
1 12 (48.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Smart Meter
3 2 (8.00%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (4.00%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Linux
3 6 (24.00%) Unix
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Project Management
2 9 (36.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (24.00%) ITIL
4 4 (16.00%) Capacity Management
4 4 (16.00%) Service Management
5 3 (12.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (12.00%) Network Management
5 3 (12.00%) Presales
5 3 (12.00%) Validation
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.00%) Change Management
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) C
3 1 (4.00%) Korn
3 1 (4.00%) Perl
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) OpenNMS
1 2 (8.00%) OpenView
1 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (4.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Huawei
2 8 (32.00%) Nokia
3 4 (16.00%) Citrix
3 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (16.00%) SolarWinds
3 4 (16.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) HP
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (4.00%) BT
5 1 (4.00%) Ericsson
5 1 (4.00%) Greenplum
5 1 (4.00%) NetCracker
5 1 (4.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) Remedy
5 1 (4.00%) Siemens
5 1 (4.00%) Talend
5 1 (4.00%) ZTE
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