The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had BSS Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
BSS Engineer
UK
Rank - 616 -
Contract jobs requiring a BSS Engineer 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.004% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.004% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £160 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42377 48205 48154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.76% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 27593 30644 30320
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1495 1752 1913
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

BSS Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured BSS Engineer in the job title.

BSS Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BSS Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BSS Engineer within the UK.

BSS Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

BSS Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BSS Engineer within the UK.

BSS Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

BSS Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, BSS Engineer 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 featuring BSS Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) Test Management
2 4 (57.14%) VLAN
2 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
3 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) V-Model
3 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 2 (28.57%) Billing
4 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (14.29%) LTE
5 1 (14.29%) NAS
5 1 (14.29%) 4G
5 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
5 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
5 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) IGMP
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) Remedy
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing

BSS Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) 4G
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) IGMP
2 1 (14.29%) LTE
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) VXLAN
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
General
1 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Test Management
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) V-Model
2 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy
2 1 (14.29%) VMware