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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Desk Team Lead
Rank 572 562 582
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Team Leader 29 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.024% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.026% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 9
Average daily rate
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£250 £150 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £140 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £201 £150 £160
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £18.86 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.06% -5.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £14.22 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+75.80% -28.90%

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
51170 49280 54602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.64% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30980 29240 30617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2111 2700
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £38.98 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -11 28 £250 +66.66% 9
South East +10 11 £270 -1.81% 4
London +17 7 £250 -
Berkshire - 4 £165 -
Maidenhead - 3 £165 -
Buckinghamshire +4 2 - -
North West -6 2 £201 -33.00% 1
West Midlands -11 2 £288 +79.68%
South West - 2 - - 1
Hampshire - 2 £270 - 1
Birmingham +1 1 £250 +56.25%
Scotland -16 1 £185 -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Kent - 1 £360 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - - 2
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Glasgow - 1 £185 -
Leeds - 1 - - 1
Bristol - 1 - - 1
Manchester - 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
New Milton - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Poole - - - -
Reigate - - - - 1
Rochdale - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1

Service Desk Team Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 30 (63.83%) ITIL
2 23 (48.94%) Windows
3 14 (29.79%) Active Directory
4 13 (27.66%) Windows 7
5 12 (25.53%) MS Office
6 10 (21.28%) Incident Management
7 9 (19.15%) SLA
7 9 (19.15%) Service Management
8 8 (17.02%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
9 6 (12.77%) ITSM
10 5 (10.64%) Change Management
10 5 (10.64%) Windows XP
10 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
10 5 (10.64%) Citrix
11 4 (8.51%) OpenView
11 4 (8.51%) VPN
11 4 (8.51%) Oracle
11 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
11 4 (8.51%) Finance
11 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
11 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
11 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
11 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (6.38%) Oracle Fusion
12 3 (6.38%) Java EE
12 3 (6.38%) ITIL V3
12 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
12 3 (6.38%) Billing

Service Desk Team Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (6.38%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.13%) WorkSite
3 1 (2.13%) Lync
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (25.53%) MS Office
2 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) VPN
2 1 (2.13%) 4G
2 1 (2.13%) Firewall
2 1 (2.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Billing
3 2 (4.26%) Back Office
3 2 (4.26%) Law
3 2 (4.26%) Legal
3 2 (4.26%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.26%) German Language
4 1 (2.13%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.13%) French Language
4 1 (2.13%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle Fusion
1 3 (6.38%) Java EE
1 3 (6.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
1 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.13%) Statistics
2 1 (2.13%) iPhone
2 1 (2.13%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 23 (48.94%) Windows
2 13 (27.66%) Windows 7
3 5 (10.64%) Windows XP
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.38%) Linux
6 2 (4.26%) UNIX
6 2 (4.26%) Solaris
7 1 (2.13%) Android
7 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (63.83%) ITIL
2 10 (21.28%) Incident Management
3 9 (19.15%) Service Management
4 6 (12.77%) ITSM
5 5 (10.64%) Change Management
6 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.38%) ITIL V3
7 3 (6.38%) SOA
8 2 (4.26%) Change Control
8 2 (4.26%) Capacity Management
8 2 (4.26%) ITIL V2
8 2 (4.26%) Problem Management
9 1 (2.13%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.13%) Software Deployment
9 1 (2.13%) Password Management
9 1 (2.13%) Validation
9 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.13%) Project Management
9 1 (2.13%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) MCP
3 3 (6.38%) MCSE
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 14 (29.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) OpenView
2 1 (2.13%) SCCM
2 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
1 5 (10.64%) Citrix
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle
3 3 (6.38%) HP
3 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.26%) VMware
4 2 (4.26%) ServiceNow
4 2 (4.26%) Veeam
4 2 (4.26%) LANDesk
5 1 (2.13%) Northgate
5 1 (2.13%) Capita
5 1 (2.13%) SAP
5 1 (2.13%) Apple
5 1 (2.13%) Remedy
5 1 (2.13%) Interwoven
5 1 (2.13%) BMC
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco
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