The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NGOSS in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NGOSS over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
New Generation Operations Systems and Software (NGOSS)
Rank 641 - 602
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NGOSS 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% - 0.002%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.011% - 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £606 - £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £606 - -
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 Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
18103 18393 17223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.45% 32.30% 32.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11668 11542 10428
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £612 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 630 722 689
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.35 £44.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

NGOSS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing NGOSS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

NGOSS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NGOSS
Daily Rate Trend

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

NGOSS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

NGOSS
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NGOSS within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North East - 2 £606 -
England - 2 £606 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £588 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £588 -

NGOSS
Top 24 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing NGOSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for NGOSS.

1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
1 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (50.00%) eTOM
1 2 (50.00%) DoDAF
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) YAML
1 2 (50.00%) OpenNMS
1 2 (50.00%) Product Management
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
1 2 (50.00%) Junos
1 2 (50.00%) MRTG
1 2 (50.00%) OpenStack
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (50.00%) Ansible
1 2 (50.00%) Robot Framework
1 2 (50.00%) VXLAN
2 1 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Finance

NGOSS
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 2 (50.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Junos
1 2 (50.00%) MRTG
1 2 (50.00%) VXLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Robot Framework
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (50.00%) OSS Architect
2 2 (50.00%) OSS Solutions Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
1 2 (50.00%) YAML
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) DoDAF
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) eTOM
1 2 (50.00%) Product Management
1 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Ansible
1 2 (50.00%) OpenNMS
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware