The table below looks at the statistics for Sysprep skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sysprep over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Sysprep
Rank 571 559 544
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -15
Contract jobs citing Sysprep 3 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.002% 0.017%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.072% 0.030% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£291 - £130
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4140 3387 3101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.08% 7.16% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2590 2097 1694
Average daily rate £418 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £348 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 145 187
Average hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £23.20 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +10.47%

Sysprep
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sysprep across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Sysprep Jobs Demand Trend in England

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Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sysprep across the England region.

Sysprep Daily Rate Trend in England

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Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sysprep across the England region.

Sysprep Hourly Rate Trend in England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Sysprep also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sysprep.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 5 (50.00%) SCCM
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (40.00%) WSUS
5 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) VB
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) MCP
6 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (30.00%) WAP
6 3 (30.00%) DHCP
6 3 (30.00%) VPN
6 3 (30.00%) DNS
6 3 (30.00%) HP
6 3 (30.00%) Dell
6 3 (30.00%) ISA Server
6 3 (30.00%) Firewall
6 3 (30.00%) Wireless
6 3 (30.00%) Migration
6 3 (30.00%) Device Driver
6 3 (30.00%) Project Planning
6 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (30.00%) MCSE
6 3 (30.00%) WMI

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Sysprep also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sysprep. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DHCP
1 3 (30.00%) VPN
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
1 3 (30.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MSI
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) WAP
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
1 3 (30.00%) Project Planning
1 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (40.00%) VB
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (40.00%) MCP
2 3 (30.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
2 4 (40.00%) WSUS
3 3 (30.00%) WMI
4 2 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) Dell
3 2 (20.00%) LANDesk
3 2 (20.00%) McAfee
4 1 (10.00%) Acronis
4 1 (10.00%) Altiris