The table below looks at the statistics for Sysprep skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sysprep over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Sysprep
Rank 644 - 624
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sysprep 3 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% - 0.013%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.050% - 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £285 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £14.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
6060 4751 4364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.30% 8.47% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3905 2925 2545
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £550 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £377 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.99% +10.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 159 128
Median hourly rate £29.00 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.09% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £12.55 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £39.93 £34.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.85 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+65.95% +10.52%

Sysprep
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Sysprep as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

Sysprep Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Sysprep
Daily Rate Trend

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

Sysprep Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Sysprep
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Sysprep Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Sysprep
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sysprep within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England - 3 £285 - 1
London - 2 £285 -
Leicester - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - - 1

Sysprep
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Sysprep also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Sysprep.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (60.00%) DBS Check
3 3 (60.00%) WSUS
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) ISA Server
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) MCP
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) High Availability
4 2 (40.00%) Office 365
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (20.00%) User Experience
5 1 (20.00%) Skype
5 1 (20.00%) AirWatch
5 1 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V

Sysprep
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Database Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Field Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) ICT Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Field Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technology Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
1 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 10
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Android
5 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (20.00%) Application Virtualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Document Management
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) DBS Check
2 2 (40.00%) MCP
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) ISA Server
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) WSUS
2 1 (20.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (20.00%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Apple
2 1 (20.00%) AppSense
2 1 (20.00%) iManage
2 1 (20.00%) Kaspersky
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) Samsung
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Wyse