The table below looks at the statistics for the OSS Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSS Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 12 September 2014 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OSS Architect
Rank 81 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an OSS Architect 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.23% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£385 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £500 £369
% change year-on-year
-23.00% +35.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1223 1223 1180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.37% 92.65% 91.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 729 743 573
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £492 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 58 98
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -22.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

OSS Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

OSS Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

OSS Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

OSS Architect Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

OSS Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region that cited OSS 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 Architect in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (83.33%) Network Management
2 5 (83.33%) TOGAF
2 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 5 (83.33%) SOA
2 5 (83.33%) CDMA
2 5 (83.33%) GPRS
2 5 (83.33%) GSM
2 5 (83.33%) UMTS
2 5 (83.33%) PMP
2 5 (83.33%) PMI Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (50.00%) Business Transformation
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (50.00%) NetCracker
4 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (50.00%) Greenplum
4 3 (50.00%) BMC
4 3 (50.00%) Netcool
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) Cramer
4 3 (50.00%) OPNET
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) Remedy
5 2 (33.33%) Change Management
6 1 (16.67%) Migration
6 1 (16.67%) 3G
6 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing

OSS Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region that cited OSS 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) CDMA
1 5 (83.33%) GPRS
1 5 (83.33%) GSM
1 5 (83.33%) UMTS
2 1 (16.67%) 3G
2 1 (16.67%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
1 5 (83.33%) SOA
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
1 5 (83.33%) TOGAF
1 5 (83.33%) Network Management
2 4 (66.67%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (50.00%) Business Transformation
3 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) BPMN
5 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) PMP
1 5 (83.33%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Netcool
1 3 (50.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) BMC
1 3 (50.00%) Remedy
1 3 (50.00%) Cramer
1 3 (50.00%) NetCracker
1 3 (50.00%) Greenplum