The median contractor rate for an OSS Architect was £478 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 118 105
Rank change year-on-year +27 -13  
Contract jobs requiring an OSS Architect 7 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.38% 0.17% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.18% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £478 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.18% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £550 £425
% change year-on-year -18.18% +29.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1687 2209 2236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 91.78% 92.82% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 1179 1120
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 98 92
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -30.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.80 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

OSS Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured OSS Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
Reading - 2 £455 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £500 -
OSS Architect
South East

OSS Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, OSS Architect 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 across the Berkshire region featuring OSS Architect in the job title.

1 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
1 5 (45.45%) Service Management
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Service Design
2 4 (36.36%) eTOM
2 4 (36.36%) ITSM
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (27.27%) COBIT
3 3 (27.27%) Public Cloud
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) Big Data
4 2 (18.18%) Ericsson
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) Billing
5 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
5 1 (9.09%) Publishing
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Cramer
5 1 (9.09%) Amdocs
5 1 (9.09%) SOAP
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) Telnet
5 1 (9.09%) Nokia
5 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
5 1 (9.09%) MOM
5 1 (9.09%) Netcool
5 1 (9.09%) MPLS

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) BGP
1 1 (9.09%) MPLS
1 1 (9.09%) OSPF
1 1 (9.09%) PBX
1 1 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (9.09%) SNMP
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) Telnet
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Big Data
General
1 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Billing
3 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) JMS
1 1 (9.09%) REST
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
1 5 (45.45%) Service Management
2 4 (36.36%) eTOM
2 4 (36.36%) ITSM
2 4 (36.36%) Service Design
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Business Process Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) EAI
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Fault Management
4 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
4 1 (9.09%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) COBIT
1 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Amdocs OSS
1 1 (9.09%) MOM
1 1 (9.09%) Netcool
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Ericsson
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Amdocs
2 1 (9.09%) Cramer
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Huawei
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Nokia
2 1 (9.09%) Remedy
2 1 (9.09%) Samsung
2 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
2 1 (9.09%) Virgin Media