The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support Team Leader role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Desktop Support Team Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Team Lead
Rank 582 588 541
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -47
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Team Leader 4 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.009% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.010% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate
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£298 £193 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £185 -
% change year-on-year
+48.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51554 49982 43833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.36% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 31354 30067 25181
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £226 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2020 2056 2247
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £17.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

Desktop Support Team Leader
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Desktop Support Team Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Desktop Support Team Leader
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Desktop Support Team Leader within the UK.

Desktop Support Team Leader Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Desktop Support Team Leader
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Desktop Support Team Leader within the UK.

Desktop Support Team Leader Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Desktop Support Team Leader
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support Team Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. 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
England -9 4 £298 +54.54% 2
London +8 2 £330 +43.47% 2
South East - 2 £275 -
City of London - 1 £320 -
North West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Hayes - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -

Desktop Support Team Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Desktop Support 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 Desktop Support Team Leader in their job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) ITIL
3 8 (72.73%) Windows 7
3 8 (72.73%) Windows 8
4 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
5 5 (45.45%) SAP
6 4 (36.36%) MS Office
6 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
6 4 (36.36%) COBIT
6 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (27.27%) FMCG
7 3 (27.27%) Line Management
7 3 (27.27%) Finance
7 3 (27.27%) Process Management
7 3 (27.27%) Apple
7 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
8 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
8 2 (18.18%) SLA
8 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
8 2 (18.18%) A+ Certification
8 2 (18.18%) Migration
8 2 (18.18%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (18.18%) Security Management
8 2 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
9 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
9 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing

Desktop Support Team Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Desktop Support 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 Desktop Support Team Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) FMCG
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows 7
2 8 (72.73%) Windows 8
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) Line Management
3 3 (27.27%) Process Management
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Security Management
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) A+ Certification
1 2 (18.18%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) COBIT
2 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) SAP
3 3 (27.27%) Apple
4 1 (9.09%) MobileIron
4 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com