Period
to 24 January 2019

The median contractor rate for an OSS Architect was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 24 January 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

OSS Architect
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 164 169 153
Rank change year-on-year +5 -16 +4
Contract jobs requiring an OSS Architect 9 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.22% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.21% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £394 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.63% -21.25% -
10th Percentile £463 £318 £475
90th Percentile £488 £474 £525
South East median daily rate £513 £400 £440
% change year-on-year +28.13% -9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3,816 3,762 3,699
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.44% 91.94% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,863 1,992 1,968
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £218 £260 £238
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 99 179
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +3.45% -26.58%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.57 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £41.65 £49.60
South East median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.86% -7.97%

OSS Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured OSS Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for OSS Architect in Berkshire

OSS Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OSS Architect in Berkshire

OSS Architect
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSS Architect within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 24 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -6 6 £475 +20.63%
OSS Architect
South East

OSS Architect Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, OSS Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region featuring OSS Architect in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 3 (33.33%) IT Governance
3 2 (22.22%) Presales
3 2 (22.22%) Service Design
3 2 (22.22%) QA
4 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) eTOM
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Prototyping
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Management

OSS Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

General
1 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) IT Governance
2 2 (22.22%) Presales
2 2 (22.22%) Service Design
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) eTOM
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 1 (11.11%) Prototyping
3 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle