The table below looks at the statistics for the Team Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Team Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Team Lead
Rank 377 283 270
Rank change year-on-year
-94 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Team Leader 217 320 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.66% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.71% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 184 202
Average daily rate
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£363 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £214 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £571 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 22
Average hourly rate £24.00 £18.92 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.83% -5.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £45.00 £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -17.50%
Team Leader
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47557 44759 49184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.01% 92.80% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27372 28112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1907 1958 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Team Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Team Leader in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Team Leader Jobs Demand Trend in England

Team Leader
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Team Leader Daily Rate Trend in England

Team Leader
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Leader across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Team Leader Daily Rate Histogram in England

Team Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Team Leader Hourly Rate Trend in England

Team Leader
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Leader across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Team Leader Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Team Leader
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Leader within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -64 95 £438 +2.94% 58
South East -1 46 £381 -4.68% 48
North West +7 21 £350 +3.70% 24
South West -36 17 £320 -7.91% 15
West Midlands -14 12 £338 -13.46% 9
Yorkshire -10 6 £345 +6.15% 17
East of England -22 6 £493 +23.12% 13
North East -32 4 £163 - 3
East Midlands -25 3 £600 +328.57% 17
Midlands 0 2 - -
Team Leader
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Team Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Team Leader in their job title 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 with Team Leader in their job title.

1 124 (25.15%) Windows
2 110 (22.31%) ITIL
3 84 (17.04%) Microsoft
4 79 (16.02%) Finance
5 72 (14.60%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (13.79%) SQL
7 63 (12.78%) .NET
8 62 (12.58%) Active Directory
9 59 (11.97%) Windows 7
10 57 (11.56%) MS Excel
11 54 (10.95%) Security Cleared
12 53 (10.75%) SQL Server
13 52 (10.55%) Oracle
14 46 (9.33%) MS Office
15 42 (8.52%) Citrix
15 42 (8.52%) SC Cleared
16 39 (7.91%) Mentoring
17 37 (7.51%) SLA
17 37 (7.51%) C#
18 35 (7.10%) Java
18 35 (7.10%) Project Management
19 34 (6.90%) Banking
19 34 (6.90%) Migration
20 33 (6.69%) Scrum
20 33 (6.69%) CRM
20 33 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
21 31 (6.29%) MVC
21 31 (6.29%) Degree
22 29 (5.88%) Incident Management
22 29 (5.88%) Service Delivery

Team Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Team Leader in their job title 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 with Team Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 14 (2.84%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.62%) IIS
4 7 (1.42%) WebLogic
4 7 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (1.01%) WorkSite
6 4 (0.81%) Apache ServiceMix
6 4 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (0.81%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.61%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.61%) Apache
7 3 (0.61%) SAS
7 3 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.61%) nginx
8 2 (0.41%) Node.js
8 2 (0.41%) Jetty
9 1 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.20%) MQSeries
Applications
1 57 (11.56%) MS Excel
2 46 (9.33%) MS Office
3 7 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.61%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.20%) MS Project
6 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.81%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.61%) RMDS
4 3 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.41%) Magento
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.41%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.41%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.41%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.20%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.20%) Agresso
6 1 (0.20%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.20%) Global One
6 1 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.81%) PaaS
3 3 (0.61%) SaaS
3 3 (0.61%) GitHub
4 2 (0.41%) IaaS
5 1 (0.20%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.26%) Firewall
2 18 (3.65%) WAN
2 18 (3.65%) SAN
3 16 (3.25%) LAN
3 16 (3.25%) VPN
4 10 (2.03%) MPLS
4 10 (2.03%) SSL
5 8 (1.62%) Cisco PIX
5 8 (1.62%) BIG-IP
6 7 (1.42%) DHCP
6 7 (1.42%) DNS
6 7 (1.42%) BGP
6 7 (1.42%) EIGRP
7 5 (1.01%) DSL
7 5 (1.01%) VLAN
7 5 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (0.81%) Internet
8 4 (0.81%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.61%) SSH
9 3 (0.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 16 (3.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.42%) SQL Server 2000
5 7 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (1.42%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.01%) Redis
7 4 (0.81%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.81%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.61%) MySQL
8 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (0.61%) DTS
8 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.41%) Couchbase
9 2 (0.41%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.41%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 20 (4.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (2.64%) Subversion
3 12 (2.43%) Git (software)
4 10 (2.03%) Jenkins
5 9 (1.83%) Maven
5 9 (1.83%) NUnit
6 8 (1.62%) Visual Studio
7 6 (1.22%) CruiseControl
8 5 (1.01%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.01%) JIRA
8 5 (1.01%) Rhino Mocks
8 5 (1.01%) SpecFlow
9 4 (0.81%) MSBuild
9 4 (0.81%) Selenium
9 4 (0.81%) MSI
10 3 (0.61%) ClearQuest
11 2 (0.41%) WiX
11 2 (0.41%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.41%) ClearCase
11 2 (0.41%) JUnit
General
1 79 (16.02%) Finance
2 34 (6.90%) Banking
3 13 (2.64%) Legal
4 12 (2.43%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.23%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.23%) Law
6 10 (2.03%) Back Office
7 9 (1.83%) Retail
8 7 (1.42%) Front Office
8 7 (1.42%) Marketing
8 7 (1.42%) German Language
9 5 (1.01%) Advertising
10 4 (0.81%) Publishing
10 4 (0.81%) Local Government
10 4 (0.81%) International Banking
11 3 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.61%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.41%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.41%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (12.78%) .NET
2 26 (5.27%) HTML
3 20 (4.06%) jQuery
4 18 (3.65%) XML
4 18 (3.65%) CSS
5 17 (3.45%) Spring
5 17 (3.45%) .NET Framework
6 16 (3.25%) Web Services
6 16 (3.25%) ASP.NET
7 13 (2.64%) WCF
8 11 (2.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 10 (2.03%) WinForms
9 10 (2.03%) Ajax
9 10 (2.03%) Middleware
10 9 (1.83%) J2EE
10 9 (1.83%) Spring MVC
10 9 (1.83%) Hibernate
10 9 (1.83%) Oracle Fusion
11 8 (1.62%) HTML5
11 8 (1.62%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.04%) Blackberry
3 13 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (2.43%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.23%) N-Tier
5 11 (2.23%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.03%) NHS
7 9 (1.83%) EMC Centera
7 9 (1.83%) User Experience
8 8 (1.62%) iPad
8 8 (1.62%) Fixed Income
9 7 (1.42%) Open Source
10 6 (1.22%) Chip and PIN
11 5 (1.01%) Thin Client
11 5 (1.01%) DTV
11 5 (1.01%) Fat Client
11 5 (1.01%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.81%) Statistics
12 4 (0.81%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 124 (25.15%) Windows
2 59 (11.97%) Windows 7
3 27 (5.48%) Linux
4 22 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (3.85%) Windows XP
6 17 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (2.84%) UNIX
8 9 (1.83%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.01%) Solaris
10 5 (1.01%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.61%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.61%) Android
12 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.41%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.41%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.41%) HPUX
13 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (22.31%) ITIL
2 72 (14.60%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (7.91%) Mentoring
4 35 (7.10%) Project Management
5 34 (6.90%) Migration
6 33 (6.69%) Scrum
6 33 (6.69%) CRM
7 31 (6.29%) MVC
8 29 (5.88%) Incident Management
8 29 (5.88%) Service Delivery
9 25 (5.07%) Change Management
10 24 (4.87%) Problem Management
11 23 (4.67%) Line Management
11 23 (4.67%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (4.26%) Service Management
13 18 (3.65%) SOA
13 18 (3.65%) E-Commerce
14 17 (3.45%) TDD
15 16 (3.25%) Capacity Management
15 16 (3.25%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 68 (13.79%) SQL
2 37 (7.51%) C#
3 35 (7.10%) Java
4 18 (3.65%) JavaScript
5 11 (2.23%) Python
6 10 (2.03%) PL/SQL
7 9 (1.83%) C
7 9 (1.83%) PHP
8 8 (1.62%) PowerShell
8 8 (1.62%) VB.NET
9 7 (1.42%) VB
9 7 (1.42%) T-SQL
10 6 (1.22%) VBScript
11 5 (1.01%) C++
12 4 (0.81%) VB6
12 4 (0.81%) Perl
13 3 (0.61%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.61%) Ruby
14 2 (0.41%) Scala
14 2 (0.41%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 54 (10.95%) Security Cleared
2 42 (8.52%) SC Cleared
3 31 (6.29%) Degree
4 21 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
5 15 (3.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (2.64%) MCSE
7 12 (2.43%) ISEB
8 10 (2.03%) ISTQB
8 10 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (2.03%) CCNP
9 6 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (1.22%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.01%) MCP
11 4 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
11 4 (0.81%) LPIC
12 3 (0.61%) CISSP
13 2 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.41%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.41%) CCA
13 2 (0.41%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.51%) SLA
2 15 (3.04%) QA
3 6 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.61%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.41%) COBIT
5 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.20%) GxP
6 1 (0.20%) GAMP
6 1 (0.20%) BS15000
6 1 (0.20%) CDISC
6 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.20%) GPG13
System Software
1 62 (12.58%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.01%) ProxySG
4 4 (0.81%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.81%) XenApp
5 3 (0.61%) Xen
5 3 (0.61%) NLBS
6 2 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.41%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.41%) Terminal Server
6 2 (0.41%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.20%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.20%) Snort
7 1 (0.20%) Squid
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.20%) Docker
7 1 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (4.87%) SCCM
2 14 (2.84%) NetBackup
3 6 (1.22%) OpenView
4 4 (0.81%) OVSD
4 4 (0.81%) WSUS
5 3 (0.61%) WMI
5 3 (0.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.41%) Puppet
6 2 (0.41%) SCOM
6 2 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.20%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.20%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.20%) Ansible
7 1 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 84 (17.04%) Microsoft
2 52 (10.55%) Oracle
3 42 (8.52%) Citrix
4 26 (5.27%) Cisco
5 22 (4.46%) HP
5 22 (4.46%) VMware
6 21 (4.26%) SAP
7 13 (2.64%) Symantec
8 11 (2.23%) Juniper
9 10 (2.03%) Business Objects
9 10 (2.03%) EMC
10 8 (1.62%) CheckPoint
11 7 (1.42%) Blue Coat
11 7 (1.42%) ServiceNow
12 6 (1.22%) F5
12 6 (1.22%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.01%) IBM
13 5 (1.01%) NetApp
13 5 (1.01%) Remedy
13 5 (1.01%) Brocade
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