The median contractor rate for a OSS Engineer was £419 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
OSS Engineer
South East / Hampshire
Rank 109 117 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 -  
Contract jobs requiring an OSS Engineer 3 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.16% 0.37% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Median daily rate £419 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £375 £250
% change year-on-year +11.66% +50.00%  
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 Hampshire. 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
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1731 2083 2027
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 93.16% 95.51% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1020 1387 1147
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 89 132
Median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.70 £11.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

OSS Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire that featured OSS Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for OSS Engineer in Hampshire

OSS Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OSS Engineer in Hampshire

OSS Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSS Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Winchester +6 2 £419 +11.66%
Basingstoke - 1 - -
OSS Engineer
South East

OSS Engineer Skill Set
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, OSS 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 across the Hampshire region featuring OSS Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) HND
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Smart Meter
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing

OSS Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Smart Meter
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP