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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Desk Team Lead
Rank 630 645 597
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -48
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Team Leader 17 21 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.036% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.038% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 16
Median daily rate £250 £215 £233
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -7.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £200 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £275 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £215 £201
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +6.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 15
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.16%

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
50050 55150 53908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 95.01% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 32734 35266 32824
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1662 2082 2153
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 24 September 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 18 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 24 September 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 +6 17 £250 +16.27% 7
North West +13 7 £238 -5.94% 1
London - 6 £338 - 2
Merseyside - 5 £225 -
Liverpool - 5 £225 -
Kegworth - 2 £160 -
Leicestershire - 2 £160 -
East Midlands - 2 £160 -
West Yorkshire +11 1 £225 -
East of England +10 1 - - 1
Yorkshire +8 1 £225 +66.66%
Leeds +3 1 £225 -
Manchester -9 1 £281 +11.28%
Derbyshire - 1 £160 -
City of London - 1 £257 -
Dunstable - 1 - -
Derby - 1 £160 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -

Service Desk Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 21 (51.22%) ITIL
2 10 (24.39%) SLA
3 9 (21.95%) Windows
3 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
4 8 (19.51%) Active Directory
4 8 (19.51%) Problem Management
5 7 (17.07%) Service Management
6 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
6 6 (14.63%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (14.63%) ITSM
6 6 (14.63%) Management Information System
6 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
7 5 (12.20%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (12.20%) Incident Management
7 5 (12.20%) Statistics
7 5 (12.20%) Finance
7 5 (12.20%) NHS
8 4 (9.76%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
8 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (7.32%) People Management
9 3 (7.32%) Ticket Management
9 3 (7.32%) ITIL V3
9 3 (7.32%) Coaching
9 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
9 3 (7.32%) Data Protection
9 3 (7.32%) JIRA
9 3 (7.32%) PRINCE
9 3 (7.32%) Citrix
10 2 (4.88%) SQL

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 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Google Apps
2 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Wireless
2 1 (2.44%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) JIRA
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
2 2 (4.88%) Legal
3 1 (2.44%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.20%) NHS
2 5 (12.20%) Statistics
3 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) CMDB
4 1 (2.44%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) Android
4 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.44%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.44%) VMS
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) ITIL
2 8 (19.51%) Problem Management
3 7 (17.07%) Service Management
4 6 (14.63%) ITSM
4 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
5 5 (12.20%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (12.20%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.32%) Coaching
6 3 (7.32%) Data Protection
6 3 (7.32%) ITIL V3
6 3 (7.32%) People Management
6 3 (7.32%) PRINCE
6 3 (7.32%) Ticket Management
7 2 (4.88%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.88%) Information Management
7 2 (4.88%) Resource Management
7 2 (4.88%) Service Desk Management
8 1 (2.44%) Line Management
8 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.44%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) CTC Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) Degree
4 2 (4.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (24.39%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) XenApp
2 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Citrix
3 1 (2.44%) Acronis
3 1 (2.44%) Apple
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco
3 1 (2.44%) Dell
3 1 (2.44%) Google
3 1 (2.44%) VMware