The first table below looks at the demand for the OSS Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Surrey region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OSS Engineer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring an OSS Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £350 -
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1378 1183 1598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.30% 92.21% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 767 571 822
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 83 119
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.60 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
OSS Engineer
South East

OSS Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

OSS Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

OSS Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

OSS Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

OSS Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 5 (55.56%) GSM
1 5 (55.56%) WCDMA
1 5 (55.56%) ISEB
1 5 (55.56%) NetCracker
1 5 (55.56%) NEC
1 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (44.44%) Korn
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) Greenplum
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (44.44%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (44.44%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 4 (44.44%) Velocent
2 4 (44.44%) Cerion
2 4 (44.44%) Ericsson
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (44.44%) Back Office
2 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (44.44%) SLA
2 4 (44.44%) Perl
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) HNC

OSS Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 5 (55.56%) GSM
1 5 (55.56%) WCDMA
2 3 (33.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
General
1 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 4 (44.44%) Back Office
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
1 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
1 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Korn
1 4 (44.44%) Perl
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) ISEB
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) HNC
3 3 (33.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) NetCracker
1 5 (55.56%) NEC
2 4 (44.44%) Greenplum
2 4 (44.44%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 4 (44.44%) Velocent
2 4 (44.44%) Cerion
2 4 (44.44%) Ericsson
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle