The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 June 2015 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Desk Team Lead
Rank 563 572 549
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Team Leader 33 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.032% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.035% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 2
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£200 £360 £228
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +58.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £222 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £360 £266
UK excluding London average daily rate £194 £360 -
% change year-on-year
-46.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £19.75 £18.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £30.25 £24.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.64%

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
50265 49246 43135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.49% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31360 30460 24749
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1957 2018 2111
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Desk Team Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

Service Desk Team Leader Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Service Desk Team Leader
Top 27 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 3 June 2015. 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 33 £200 -44.44% 17
Manchester +3 8 - - 2
North West -9 8 - - 2
East Midlands - 7 £150 - 2
London +4 6 £225 - 1
South East -4 6 £258 -28.47% 3
Berkshire +5 5 £258 -
Leicestershire - 5 £150 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -7 2 £194 +3.33%
North East -9 2 £194 +3.33%
Tyne and Wear -11 2 £194 +3.33%
West Midlands -12 2 - - 1
Kegworth - 2 £150 -
Reading - 2 £230 -
Derby - 2 - -
Derbyshire - 2 - -
South West +3 1 - - 2
Warwickshire +1 1 - -
East of England -1 1 - - 1
Somerset - 1 - - 2
Essex - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - - 2
Gloucester - 1 - -
Bath - 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 - -

Service Desk Team Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 49 (64.47%) ITIL
2 29 (38.16%) Windows
3 25 (32.89%) MS Office
4 23 (30.26%) Service Delivery
5 20 (26.32%) SLA
5 20 (26.32%) Windows 7
6 17 (22.37%) Active Directory
7 16 (21.05%) Incident Management
8 15 (19.74%) Finance
8 15 (19.74%) MS Excel
8 15 (19.74%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (18.42%) Microsoft
10 13 (17.11%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (14.47%) Financial Institution
11 11 (14.47%) Legal
12 10 (13.16%) Problem Management
12 10 (13.16%) SCCM
12 10 (13.16%) Security Cleared
12 10 (13.16%) Line Management
13 9 (11.84%) ITIL V3
14 8 (10.53%) MOS
14 8 (10.53%) Document Management
14 8 (10.53%) Law
14 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (10.53%) A+ Certification
14 8 (10.53%) MCDST
14 8 (10.53%) MCITP
15 6 (7.89%) Hedge funds
15 6 (7.89%) Mentoring
15 6 (7.89%) Windows 8

Service Desk Team Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 5 (6.58%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.63%) Lync
2 2 (2.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 25 (32.89%) MS Office
2 15 (19.74%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.32%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) VPN
2 3 (3.95%) VoIP
3 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
General
1 15 (19.74%) Finance
2 11 (14.47%) Financial Institution
2 11 (14.47%) Legal
3 8 (10.53%) Law
4 3 (3.95%) Banking
4 3 (3.95%) Retail
5 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.32%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.63%) Middleware
1 2 (2.63%) Java EE
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) Hedge funds
2 2 (2.63%) Statistics
3 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.32%) FMCG
3 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (38.16%) Windows
2 20 (26.32%) Windows 7
3 6 (7.89%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.63%) Linux
4 2 (2.63%) Android
4 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.32%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (64.47%) ITIL
2 23 (30.26%) Service Delivery
3 16 (21.05%) Incident Management
4 15 (19.74%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (13.16%) Line Management
5 10 (13.16%) Problem Management
6 9 (11.84%) ITIL V3
7 8 (10.53%) Document Management
8 6 (7.89%) Service Management
8 6 (7.89%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.58%) Coaching
9 5 (6.58%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (3.95%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (3.95%) ITSM
11 2 (2.63%) SOA
11 2 (2.63%) Change Management
11 2 (2.63%) Resource Management
11 2 (2.63%) Service Desk Management
11 2 (2.63%) Performance Analysis
11 2 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (17.11%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (13.16%) Security Cleared
3 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (10.53%) A+ Certification
3 8 (10.53%) MOS
3 8 (10.53%) MCDST
3 8 (10.53%) MCITP
4 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (26.32%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) COBIT
2 2 (2.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (22.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (13.16%) SCCM
2 3 (3.95%) SCOM
3 2 (2.63%) OpenView
Vendors
1 14 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.63%) HP
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle
2 2 (2.63%) SAP
2 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
2 2 (2.63%) Remedy
2 2 (2.63%) Google
3 1 (1.32%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.32%) BT
3 1 (1.32%) Cisco
3 1 (1.32%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (1.32%) BMC
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