The first table below looks at the demand for the Service Desk 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 Service Desk Team Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Desk Team Lead
Rank 564 558 562
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Team Leader 26 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.024% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.025% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 7
Average daily rate
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£250 £288 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £278 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £298 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £288 £205
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +40.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 4
Average hourly rate £31.00 £23.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.78% +15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -12.50%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50543 47172 53524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.54% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30720 27585 29825
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 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2000 2142 2717
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.20%
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 £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%

Service Desk Team Leader
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 24 July 2014.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Desk Team Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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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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 -3 25 £250 -13.04% 11
South East -5 9 £360 +30.90% 5
London +7 6 £250 - 1
South West -23 4 - -
Berkshire - 4 £165 - 2
Maidenhead - 3 £165 - 2
Buckinghamshire -5 2 - - 1
West Midlands -12 2 £288 - 1
Kent - 2 £360 -
City of London +24 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Suffolk - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £185 -
East of England - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £185 -
Birmingham - 1 £250 - 1
Bournemouth - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Cirencester - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Liverpool - - - -

Service Desk Team Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Service Desk 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 Service Desk Team Leader in their job title.

1 28 (60.87%) ITIL
2 19 (41.30%) Windows
3 14 (30.43%) Incident Management
4 13 (28.26%) Service Management
5 12 (26.09%) Active Directory
5 12 (26.09%) Windows 7
6 9 (19.57%) MS Office
6 9 (19.57%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (15.22%) SLA
8 5 (10.87%) Service Delivery
8 5 (10.87%) ITSM
8 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
9 4 (8.70%) Citrix
9 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
10 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
10 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
10 3 (6.52%) MCSE
10 3 (6.52%) VPN
10 3 (6.52%) MCP
10 3 (6.52%) Billing
10 3 (6.52%) Knowledge Management
11 2 (4.35%) German Language
11 2 (4.35%) LANDesk
11 2 (4.35%) Problem Management
11 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
11 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
11 2 (4.35%) Microsoft

Service Desk Team Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Service Desk 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 Service Desk Team Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) Lync
3 1 (2.17%) WorkSite
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) MS Office
2 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) VPN
2 1 (2.17%) Intranet
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.52%) Billing
3 2 (4.35%) German Language
3 2 (4.35%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Law
3 2 (4.35%) Legal
3 2 (4.35%) Back Office
4 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.17%) Advertising
4 1 (2.17%) French Language
4 1 (2.17%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) Middleware
1 1 (2.17%) Java EE
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.17%) NHS
2 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.17%) FMCG
2 1 (2.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 19 (41.30%) Windows
2 12 (26.09%) Windows 7
3 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.35%) UNIX
5 2 (4.35%) Solaris
6 1 (2.17%) Linux
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.17%) Android
6 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (60.87%) ITIL
2 14 (30.43%) Incident Management
3 13 (28.26%) Service Management
4 5 (10.87%) Service Delivery
4 5 (10.87%) ITSM
5 3 (6.52%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (4.35%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.35%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.35%) ITIL V2
6 2 (4.35%) Change Management
7 1 (2.17%) SOA
7 1 (2.17%) CRM
7 1 (2.17%) Password Management
7 1 (2.17%) Validation
7 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.17%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.17%) Document Management
7 1 (2.17%) Operations Management
7 1 (2.17%) Change Control
7 1 (2.17%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.52%) MCSE
3 3 (6.52%) MCP
4 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (26.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) OpenView
2 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Citrix
2 2 (4.35%) LANDesk
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) Veeam
2 2 (4.35%) VMware
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) SAP
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco
3 1 (2.17%) Interwoven
3 1 (2.17%) BMC
3 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.17%) Apple
3 1 (2.17%) Remedy
3 1 (2.17%) HP
3 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.17%) Northgate
3 1 (2.17%) Capita
Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £25.00 - £35.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £20.00 - £25.00 per hour + Please quote an hourly rate
Posted: 3 days ago