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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Sysprep
UK
Rank 581 618 -
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -
Contract jobs citing Sysprep 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.008% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.11% 0.087% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.50 -

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
4461 4614 4572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.01% 8.90% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2979 2903 2708
Median daily rate £475 £428 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 140 146
Median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.72 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +55.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sysprep within the UK over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Sysprep Daily Rate Histogram 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 6 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 19 February 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
England +52 5 £350 -
London - 4 £350 -
North West - 1 £175 -
City of London - 1 £418 -
Chester - 1 £175 -
Cheshire - 1 £175 -

Sysprep
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 9 (90.00%) SCCM
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (70.00%) MSI
4 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (50.00%) VBScript
5 5 (50.00%) Application Packaging
5 5 (50.00%) WSUS
5 5 (50.00%) VMware
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (40.00%) vSphere
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (40.00%) LANDesk
6 4 (40.00%) VB
6 4 (40.00%) ITIL
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (30.00%) Change Management
7 3 (30.00%) Release Management
7 3 (30.00%) Migration
7 3 (30.00%) Software Distribution
7 3 (30.00%) Security Hardening
7 3 (30.00%) Patch Management
8 2 (20.00%) Remediation Plan
8 2 (20.00%) Finance
8 2 (20.00%) Advertising

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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MSI
General
1 2 (20.00%) Advertising
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) IT Support
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM Specialist
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Patch Management
3 3 (30.00%) Release Management
3 3 (30.00%) Security Hardening
3 3 (30.00%) Software Distribution
4 2 (20.00%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (50.00%) VBScript
2 4 (40.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCIE
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) GISP
1 1 (10.00%) MCDST
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) MCTS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (40.00%) vSphere
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (90.00%) SCCM
2 5 (50.00%) WSUS
3 1 (10.00%) AirWatch
3 1 (10.00%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) LANDesk
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) AppSense
3 1 (10.00%) Qualys