The table below looks at the statistics for the Help Desk Team Lead role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Help Desk Team Lead in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Help Desk Team Lead
Rank 590 - 589
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Team Lead 5 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% - 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% - 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
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£273 - £250
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 - £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £273 - £228
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - £17.00

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
52042 49402 53772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.67% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31512 29330 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2002 2126 2663
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Help Desk Team Lead
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Help Desk Team Lead Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Help Desk Team Lead
Daily Rate Trend

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

Help Desk Team Lead Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Help Desk Team Lead
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Help Desk Team Lead Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Help Desk Team Lead
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Help Desk Team Lead within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 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 - 5 £273 - 1
South East - 2 £273 -
South West - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £270 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Hastings - - - -
London - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Mansfield - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Northampton - - - -

Help Desk Team Lead
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Help Desk Team Lead 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 Help Desk Team Lead in their job title.

1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
3 3 (25.00%) ITSM
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) SLA
4 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (8.33%) Lync
5 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL V2
5 1 (8.33%) SCCM
5 1 (8.33%) SCOM
5 1 (8.33%) Kaspersky
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (8.33%) NHS
5 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
5 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (8.33%) VoIP
5 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (8.33%) Finance
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) SQL

Help Desk Team Lead
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Help Desk Team Lead 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 Help Desk Team Lead in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Lync
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) VoIP
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) NHS
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
3 3 (25.00%) ITSM
4 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL V2
5 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Kaspersky
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Citrix