The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Sysprep skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sysprep over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Microsoft Sysprep
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 573 622 600
Rank change year-on-year +49 -22  
Contract jobs citing Sysprep 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.007% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.072% 0.043% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £21.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.25 -

Sysprep is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 4192 4685 4150
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 9.98% 9.38% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2821 3015 2496
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 122 171
Median hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +11.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.77 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £37.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -15.55% +11.46%  

Sysprep
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Sysprep as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Sysprep in England

Sysprep
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sysprep in England

Sysprep
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sysprep in England

Sysprep
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sysprep within the England region over the 3 months to 30 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
South West - 3 £450 -
Sysprep
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 across the England region with a requirement for Sysprep.

1 12 (92.31%) SCCM
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) VBScript
3 8 (61.54%) PowerShell
3 8 (61.54%) Windows 7
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 7 (53.85%) MSI
5 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
6 5 (38.46%) VMware
6 5 (38.46%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (38.46%) Application Packaging
6 5 (38.46%) WSUS
6 5 (38.46%) Windows 10
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
7 4 (30.77%) vSphere
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (30.77%) LANDesk
7 4 (30.77%) VB
7 4 (30.77%) ITIL
8 3 (23.08%) Change Management
8 3 (23.08%) Sophos
8 3 (23.08%) Release Management
8 3 (23.08%) Migration
8 3 (23.08%) Software Distribution
8 3 (23.08%) Office 365
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (23.08%) BitLocker
8 3 (23.08%) Security Hardening

Sysprep
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MSI
General
1 2 (15.38%) Advertising
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Designer
1 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Designer
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (7.69%) Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) IT Support
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM Specialist
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows 7
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 10
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Application Packaging
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (23.08%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Patch Management
3 3 (23.08%) Release Management
3 3 (23.08%) Security Hardening
3 3 (23.08%) Software Distribution
4 2 (15.38%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) PowerShell
1 8 (61.54%) VBScript
2 4 (30.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCIE
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) CCNP
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) GISP
1 1 (7.69%) MCDST
1 1 (7.69%) MCP
1 1 (7.69%) MCTS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (30.77%) vSphere
4 3 (23.08%) BitLocker
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (92.31%) SCCM
2 5 (38.46%) WSUS
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (7.69%) AirWatch
4 1 (7.69%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) LANDesk
4 3 (23.08%) Sophos
5 1 (7.69%) AppSense
5 1 (7.69%) Qualys