The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OSS Engineer
Rank 87 79 82
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs requiring an OSS Engineer 2 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.14% 0.70% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.77% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Average daily rate
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£250 £240 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £250 £260
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
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 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
1287 1175 1182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.59% 90.80% 88.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 708 643 599
Average daily rate £370 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 59 115
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.16 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.48% -28.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
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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
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OSS Engineer
South East

OSS Engineer
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) ATM
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Back Office
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) Cramer
1 2 (100.00%) Huawei
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 2 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (100.00%) Software Licensing

OSS Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) ATM
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
General
1 2 (100.00%) Back Office
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Licensing
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (100.00%) Cramer
1 2 (100.00%) Huawei
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks