The first table below looks at the demand for the Operations 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 Operations Team Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Team Lead
Rank 562 565 586
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +21
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Team Leader 10 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.002% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.002% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 3
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£345 - £288
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 - £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49052 47059 53535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.41% 92.53% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29837 27513 29708
Average daily rate £399 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1952 2140 2686
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%

Operations Team Leader
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Operations Team Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Operations Team Leader
Daily Rate Trend

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

Operations Team Leader Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Operations Team Leader
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Operations Team Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Operations Team Leader Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Operations Team Leader
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Operations Team Leader Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Operations Team Leader
Top 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Team Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 10 £345 - 2
London - 5 £340 - 1
South East -6 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £350 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £350 - 1
City of London - 1 £320 - 1
Leeds - 1 £350 - 1
North Wales - - - -
North West - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
East of England - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Chester - - - -
Conwy - - - -
Crawley - - - -

Operations Team Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Operations 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 Operations Team Leader in their job title.

1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) MS Office
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) WSUS
3 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (25.00%) LAN
3 3 (25.00%) WAN
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (25.00%) MPLS
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) DSL
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) Data Security
4 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
4 2 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (16.67%) Thin Client
4 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 2 (16.67%) UNIX
4 2 (16.67%) Solaris
4 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix

Operations Team Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
1 3 (25.00%) MPLS
2 2 (16.67%) DSL
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) BIG-IP
3 1 (8.33%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) German Language
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (16.67%) Thin Client
1 2 (16.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) UNIX
3 2 (16.67%) Solaris
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Security
3 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Release Management
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 2 (16.67%) Numerical Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) JNCIS
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) NLBS
2 2 (16.67%) Xen
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) WSUS
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) Veeam
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec