The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Service Desk Team Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Desk Team Lead
Rank 645 643 609
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Team Leader 16 20 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.035% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.037% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 8
Median daily rate £254 £215 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.90% -14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £200 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £275 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £269 £215 £250
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 10
Median hourly rate £25.69 £20.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.31% -31.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.93 £20.10 £22.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.46 £22.10 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.32 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.87% -18.00%

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
51008 54089 51827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.76% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33192 34291 31378
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1546 2003 2097
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Service Desk Team Leader
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Service Desk Team Leader in the job title.

Service Desk Team Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Service Desk Team Leader
Daily Rate Trend

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

Service Desk Team Leader Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Service Desk Team Leader
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Desk Team Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Service Desk Team Leader Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Service Desk Team Leader
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Service Desk Team Leader Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Service Desk Team Leader
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Desk Team Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +12 15 £254 +17.90% 6
London +8 11 £254 +26.75% 3
South East +16 2 £269 +34.37% 1
East of England +17 1 - -
Hertfordshire +13 1 - -
North West -6 1 - -
Manchester -16 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £350 -
West Sussex - 1 £188 -
City of London - 1 £257 -
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 - -

Service Desk Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Service Desk Team Leader contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Service Desk Team Leader in the job title.

1 37 (64.91%) ITIL
2 20 (35.09%) Microsoft
3 17 (29.82%) Service Management
3 17 (29.82%) Service Delivery
4 16 (28.07%) ITIL Certification
5 15 (26.32%) Windows
5 15 (26.32%) Management Information System
5 15 (26.32%) Problem Management
6 14 (24.56%) Active Directory
6 14 (24.56%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (22.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (17.54%) SLA
8 10 (17.54%) Information Management
9 6 (10.53%) VMware
9 6 (10.53%) MS Exchange
9 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (10.53%) Windows Server
10 5 (8.77%) Windows 7
10 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (8.77%) NHS
10 5 (8.77%) SQL
11 4 (7.02%) WordPress
11 4 (7.02%) Finance
11 4 (7.02%) Oracle
11 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
11 4 (7.02%) Linux
11 4 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (7.02%) Citrix
11 4 (7.02%) Intranet
11 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure

Service Desk Team Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.02%) WordPress
4 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Office
2 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Office 365
2 2 (3.51%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) Intranet
2 1 (1.75%) DNS
2 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 4 (7.02%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Legal
3 1 (1.75%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.32%) Management Information System
2 14 (24.56%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.77%) NHS
4 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.75%) CMDB
4 1 (1.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.32%) Windows
2 6 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.77%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.02%) Linux
5 1 (1.75%) VMS
5 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (64.91%) ITIL
2 17 (29.82%) Service Delivery
2 17 (29.82%) Service Management
3 15 (26.32%) Problem Management
4 13 (22.81%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (17.54%) Information Management
6 4 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.26%) Data Protection
7 3 (5.26%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.26%) ITIL V3
7 3 (5.26%) People Management
7 3 (5.26%) PRINCE
7 3 (5.26%) Ticket Management
8 2 (3.51%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.51%) Coaching
8 2 (3.51%) ITSM
8 2 (3.51%) Line Management
8 2 (3.51%) Resource Management
9 1 (1.75%) CRM
9 1 (1.75%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (28.07%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.51%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.51%) Degree
3 2 (3.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.54%) SLA
2 2 (3.51%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (24.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) SCCM
1 1 (1.75%) SCSM
Vendors
1 20 (35.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.53%) VMware
3 4 (7.02%) Citrix
3 4 (7.02%) Oracle
4 1 (1.75%) Dell
4 1 (1.75%) HP