The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the England region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Sysprep
Rank - 508 558
Contract jobs citing Sysprep 0 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.048% 0.009%
As % of the Systems Management category - 0.72% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 16 1
Average daily rate - £438 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +34.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £213 £325
% change year-on-year
- -34.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3838 2901 3460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.33% 6.61% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2240 1698 1876
Average daily rate £395 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 154 146
Average hourly rate £22.75 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.60 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +18.91%
Sysprep
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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

Sysprep
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

Sysprep
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

Sysprep
Top 10 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V

Sysprep
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Rollout Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Leader
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) VMware