The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Desk Team Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Desk Team Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Desk Team Lead
Rank 396 403 395
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Team Leader 6 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.027% 0.009% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.009% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£225 - £228
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £360 -
% change year-on-year
-44.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.64%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20188 21161 20446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.06% 92.87% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13983 14901 13771
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 380 457
Average hourly rate £18.71 £17.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.88% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Service Desk Team Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Service Desk Team Leader Jobs Demand Trend in London

Service Desk Team Leader
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Service Desk Team Leader Daily Rate Trend in London

Service Desk Team Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Service Desk Team Leader Hourly Rate Trend in London

Service Desk Team Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Service Desk 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 Service Desk Team Leader in their job title.

1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 8
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Legal
4 3 (25.00%) Banking
4 3 (25.00%) SCCM
4 3 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) Android
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (16.67%) Google Apps
5 2 (16.67%) COBIT
5 2 (16.67%) Google
5 2 (16.67%) SLA
5 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) MS Office
5 2 (16.67%) SAP
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
6 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (8.33%) Remedy
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco
6 1 (8.33%) Statistics
6 1 (8.33%) FMCG
6 1 (8.33%) Mac OS

Service Desk Team Leader
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Service Desk 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 Service Desk Team Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Google Apps
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Legal
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Statistics
1 1 (8.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 8
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Android
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (8.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) COBIT
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Google
2 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) Remedy
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow