The table below looks at the statistics for the Team Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Team Lead
Rank 127 108 108
Rank change year-on-year
-19 0
Contract jobs requiring a Team Leader 16 10 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.48% 0.44% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.48% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 13
Average daily rate
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£315 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £243 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £430 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £25.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 - £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £16.38 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.56% -18.12%
Team Leader
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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 South West 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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3137 2094 2903
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.50% 92.86% 93.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2031 1337 1701
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 162 251
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £18.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £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 the South West

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

Team Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Team Leader
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Team Leader Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Team Leader
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Leader across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Team Leader Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Team Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Team Leader Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Team Leader
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Gloucestershire -10 8 £275 - 1
Bristol -13 3 £385 +201.96% 7
Dorset 0 1 £400 -21.95% 2
Wiltshire -8 1 - - 3
Somerset -14 1 £325 -13.33% 1
Cornwall - - - -
Devon - - - - 1
Team Leader
England

Team Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 22 (53.66%) Security Cleared
2 20 (48.78%) SC Cleared
3 17 (41.46%) ITIL
4 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (26.83%) ISEB
6 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
7 9 (21.95%) LAN
7 9 (21.95%) WAN
7 9 (21.95%) ISTQB
7 9 (21.95%) Test Scripting
7 9 (21.95%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (19.51%) Cisco
8 8 (19.51%) Firewall
8 8 (19.51%) Scrum
8 8 (19.51%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (17.07%) Mentoring
9 7 (17.07%) Juniper
9 7 (17.07%) MPLS
9 7 (17.07%) VPN
9 7 (17.07%) Test Management
9 7 (17.07%) Cisco PIX
9 7 (17.07%) Problem Management
9 7 (17.07%) Software Testing
10 6 (14.63%) SSL
10 6 (14.63%) C#
10 6 (14.63%) SQL
10 6 (14.63%) BGP
10 6 (14.63%) EIGRP
10 6 (14.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (12.20%) SpecFlow

Team Leader
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) LAN
1 9 (21.95%) WAN
2 8 (19.51%) Firewall
3 7 (17.07%) MPLS
3 7 (17.07%) VPN
3 7 (17.07%) Cisco PIX
4 6 (14.63%) EIGRP
4 6 (14.63%) SSL
4 6 (14.63%) BGP
5 5 (12.20%) BIG-IP
5 5 (12.20%) VLAN
6 2 (4.88%) Internet
7 1 (2.44%) SONET
7 1 (2.44%) SAN
7 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.44%) ATM
7 1 (2.44%) ISDN
7 1 (2.44%) Ethereal
7 1 (2.44%) DSL
7 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (12.20%) SpecFlow
3 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.88%) Selenium
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) CMDB
2 2 (4.88%) Economics
2 2 (4.88%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Open Source
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000
2 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) ITIL
2 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.95%) Test Scripting
4 8 (19.51%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (19.51%) Scrum
5 7 (17.07%) Software Testing
5 7 (17.07%) Mentoring
5 7 (17.07%) Test Management
5 7 (17.07%) Problem Management
6 5 (12.20%) BDD
6 5 (12.20%) Incident Management
7 4 (9.76%) Project Management
7 4 (9.76%) Service Management
7 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
7 4 (9.76%) Change Management
7 4 (9.76%) Test Strategy
7 4 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.32%) Operations Management
8 3 (7.32%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) C#
1 6 (14.63%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) VBScript
2 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (53.66%) Security Cleared
2 20 (48.78%) SC Cleared
3 11 (26.83%) ISEB
4 9 (21.95%) ISTQB
5 6 (14.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (12.20%) CCNP
6 5 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (2.44%) Degree
9 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (2.44%) MCP
9 1 (2.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) ProxySG
2 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.44%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.51%) Cisco
3 7 (17.07%) Juniper
4 5 (12.20%) F5
4 5 (12.20%) Blue Coat
5 3 (7.32%) SolarWinds
6 2 (4.88%) HP
7 1 (2.44%) Dell
7 1 (2.44%) Citrix
7 1 (2.44%) NetApp
7 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.44%) VMware
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle
7 1 (2.44%) SAP
7 1 (2.44%) NetQoS