The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop 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 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
Desktop Team Lead
Rank 604 572 598
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Team Leader 8 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.027% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.029% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +27.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £235
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £20.38 £23.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.29% +17.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.38 - £20.00

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
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
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%

Desktop Team Leader
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Desktop Team Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Desktop Team Leader
Daily Rate Trend

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

Desktop Team Leader Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Desktop Team Leader
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Desktop Team Leader Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Desktop 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 Team Leader within the UK 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
England -15 8 £350 +16.66% 4
North West - 3 £350 -
Manchester - 3 £350 -
London +3 2 - - 4
City of London +26 1 - - 4
East of England - 1 - -
Chiswick - - - -
South East - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Desktop Team Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Desktop 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 Team Leader in their job title.

1 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 21 (80.77%) Active Directory
3 15 (57.69%) Windows 7
4 13 (50.00%) SCCM
4 13 (50.00%) MS Office
5 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
5 10 (38.46%) ITIL
6 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
7 6 (23.08%) Law
7 6 (23.08%) Windows XP
7 6 (23.08%) Blackberry
8 5 (19.23%) Citrix
8 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
8 5 (19.23%) WorkSite
9 4 (15.38%) Legal
9 4 (15.38%) SLA
9 4 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (15.38%) ServiceNow
10 3 (11.54%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (11.54%) Coaching
10 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
10 3 (11.54%) WMI
10 3 (11.54%) iPad
10 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (11.54%) VPN
10 3 (11.54%) DNS
10 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
10 3 (11.54%) DHCP
10 3 (11.54%) Chip and PIN

Desktop Team Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 5 (19.23%) WorkSite
2 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (50.00%) MS Office
2 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
3 4 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) VPN
1 3 (11.54%) DNS
1 3 (11.54%) DHCP
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
General
1 6 (23.08%) Law
2 4 (15.38%) Legal
3 3 (11.54%) Retail
4 2 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Blackberry
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) iPad
2 3 (11.54%) Chip and PIN
3 2 (7.69%) NHS
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.85%) Smartcard
4 1 (3.85%) GIS
4 1 (3.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) Windows 7
3 6 (23.08%) Windows XP
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.69%) Windows 2000
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
3 3 (11.54%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (11.54%) Coaching
3 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
3 3 (11.54%) Scrum
3 3 (11.54%) Change Management
3 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
3 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.85%) Line Management
5 1 (3.85%) Change Control
5 1 (3.85%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.85%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Service Management
5 1 (3.85%) Quality Management
5 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 21 (80.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (50.00%) SCCM
2 3 (11.54%) WMI
3 2 (7.69%) SCOM
3 2 (7.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Citrix
3 4 (15.38%) ServiceNow
4 2 (7.69%) Interwoven
4 2 (7.69%) Avaya
4 2 (7.69%) Remedy
4 2 (7.69%) McAfee
5 1 (3.85%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) Dell
5 1 (3.85%) Cerner
5 1 (3.85%) Lotus