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 30 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Desk Team Lead
Rank 577 580 559
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Team Leader 23 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.035% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.038% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 1
Average daily rate
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£208 £325 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.15% +80.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £325 -
% change year-on-year
-36.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +23.45%
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
51861 49855 45545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.57% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32669 30609 26369
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1945 1977 2127
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -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
Top 19 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 30 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 -6 23 £208 -36.15% 11
Manchester - 8 £250 - 2
North West - 8 £250 - 2
London -8 6 £213 - 4
West Midlands +2 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -14 2 £194 +19.23%
North East -15 2 £194 +19.23%
Tyne and Wear -19 2 £194 +19.23%
East Midlands - 2 - - 2
Leicestershire - 2 - -
East of England 0 1 £215 -
West Yorkshire -19 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -19 1 - - 1
South East -29 1 - - 2
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - - 1
Winchester - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £215 -

Service Desk Team Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 44 (60.27%) ITIL
2 25 (34.25%) Windows
3 23 (31.51%) Service Delivery
4 19 (26.03%) SLA
4 19 (26.03%) MS Office
5 16 (21.92%) Windows 7
6 15 (20.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (20.55%) MS Excel
6 15 (20.55%) Finance
7 14 (19.18%) Active Directory
7 14 (19.18%) Incident Management
8 13 (17.81%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (16.44%) Microsoft
9 12 (16.44%) Legal
10 11 (15.07%) Financial Institution
10 11 (15.07%) Problem Management
11 10 (13.70%) Security Cleared
11 10 (13.70%) SCCM
11 10 (13.70%) Line Management
12 9 (12.33%) ITIL V3
12 9 (12.33%) Law
13 8 (10.96%) MOS
13 8 (10.96%) Document Management
13 8 (10.96%) MCDST
13 8 (10.96%) MCITP
13 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (10.96%) A+ Certification
14 6 (8.22%) Hedge funds
14 6 (8.22%) Mentoring
15 5 (6.85%) Coaching

Service Desk Team Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.74%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (26.03%) MS Office
2 15 (20.55%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.37%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) VPN
2 3 (4.11%) VoIP
3 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 15 (20.55%) Finance
2 12 (16.44%) Legal
3 11 (15.07%) Financial Institution
4 9 (12.33%) Law
5 3 (4.11%) Banking
5 3 (4.11%) Retail
6 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.37%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) Middleware
1 2 (2.74%) Java EE
1 2 (2.74%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Hedge funds
2 3 (4.11%) Statistics
3 1 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.37%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.37%) Handset
3 1 (1.37%) User Experience
3 1 (1.37%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (34.25%) Windows
2 16 (21.92%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.11%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.74%) Linux
4 2 (2.74%) Android
4 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.37%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (60.27%) ITIL
2 23 (31.51%) Service Delivery
3 15 (20.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (19.18%) Incident Management
5 11 (15.07%) Problem Management
6 10 (13.70%) Line Management
7 9 (12.33%) ITIL V3
8 8 (10.96%) Document Management
9 6 (8.22%) Mentoring
10 5 (6.85%) Coaching
10 5 (6.85%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (6.85%) Service Management
11 3 (4.11%) Change Management
11 3 (4.11%) Mobile Device Management
12 2 (2.74%) People Management
12 2 (2.74%) Kalman Filter
12 2 (2.74%) ITSM
12 2 (2.74%) SOA
12 2 (2.74%) Time Management
13 1 (1.37%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.74%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (17.81%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (13.70%) Security Cleared
3 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (10.96%) A+ Certification
3 8 (10.96%) MOS
3 8 (10.96%) MCDST
3 8 (10.96%) MCITP
4 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (26.03%) SLA
2 2 (2.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (19.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 10 (13.70%) SCCM
2 3 (4.11%) SCOM
3 2 (2.74%) OpenView
Vendors
1 12 (16.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.74%) HP
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle
2 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
2 2 (2.74%) Google
3 1 (1.37%) Remedy
3 1 (1.37%) BT
3 1 (1.37%) Cisco
3 1 (1.37%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (1.37%) BMC
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