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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Desk Team Lead
Rank 544 517 515
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Team Leader 34 40 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.082% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.089% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 3
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£220 £223 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.12% -19.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £140 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £275 £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £160 £275
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -41.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +63.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +63.93%

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
46883 45043 41451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.47% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29475 26911 23492
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1817 2004 2424
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 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 -34 30 £243 +8.98% 20
East of England +13 7 £135 -47.57% 3
London +4 6 £238 -5.00% 9
South East -25 6 £400 +45.45% 4
Essex - 5 £135 -
Chelmsford - 5 £135 -
South West -24 4 £210 - 1
Hampshire -18 3 £400 - 2
Oxfordshire - 3 £275 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £243 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £243 - 2
Derbyshire +18 2 - -
City of London +12 2 £325 +44.44% 2
Derby +6 2 - -
East Midlands +3 2 - -
Hertfordshire +2 2 £143 -44.66% 1
Somerset - 2 - -
Wales - 2 £215 -
Mid Wales - 2 £215 -
Sheffield - 2 £243 - 1
Southampton - 2 £400 - 1
Bath - 2 - -
Birmingham +1 1 - -
West Midlands -1 1 - -
North West -6 1 - - 1
Manchester -6 1 - - 1
Uxbridge - 1 - - 2
Wakefield - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Wellingborough - - - -

Service Desk Team Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 43 (60.56%) ITIL
2 36 (50.70%) SLA
3 28 (39.44%) Windows
4 25 (35.21%) Microsoft
5 24 (33.80%) Active Directory
5 24 (33.80%) MS Office
6 19 (26.76%) MS Excel
7 13 (18.31%) Incident Management
8 12 (16.90%) Windows 7
9 10 (14.08%) Service Delivery
10 9 (12.68%) Windows XP
11 8 (11.27%) ITSM
11 8 (11.27%) Finance
11 8 (11.27%) Service Management
11 8 (11.27%) Problem Management
11 8 (11.27%) Coaching
12 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (9.86%) Mentoring
12 7 (9.86%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (8.45%) Citrix
13 6 (8.45%) Change Management
13 6 (8.45%) Financial Institution
14 5 (7.04%) Capacity Planning
14 5 (7.04%) Lync
14 5 (7.04%) Performance Analysis
14 5 (7.04%) VMware
14 5 (7.04%) HP
14 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
14 5 (7.04%) VPN
14 5 (7.04%) MS Exchange

Service Desk Team Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (7.04%) Lync
1 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
1 5 (7.04%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 24 (33.80%) MS Office
2 19 (26.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.41%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) VPN
2 2 (2.82%) LAN
2 2 (2.82%) SAN
3 1 (1.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (11.27%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.23%) Local Government
4 2 (2.82%) Law
4 2 (2.82%) Legal
5 1 (1.41%) Retail
5 1 (1.41%) Publishing
5 1 (1.41%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) Middleware
1 4 (5.63%) Java EE
2 3 (4.23%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.63%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.63%) Statistics
3 2 (2.82%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.82%) iPad
4 1 (1.41%) FMCG
4 1 (1.41%) PDA
4 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (39.44%) Windows
2 12 (16.90%) Windows 7
3 9 (12.68%) Windows XP
4 5 (7.04%) Linux
5 4 (5.63%) Windows 8
5 4 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (60.56%) ITIL
2 13 (18.31%) Incident Management
3 10 (14.08%) Service Delivery
4 8 (11.27%) ITSM
4 8 (11.27%) Service Management
4 8 (11.27%) Problem Management
4 8 (11.27%) Coaching
5 7 (9.86%) Mentoring
6 6 (8.45%) Change Management
7 5 (7.04%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (7.04%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (4.23%) Line Management
8 3 (4.23%) Change Control
8 3 (4.23%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (4.23%) Project Management
8 3 (4.23%) SOA
9 2 (2.82%) Six Sigma
9 2 (2.82%) ITIL V3
9 2 (2.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.82%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.63%) Java
2 1 (1.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.23%) Degree
3 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) MOS
4 1 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (50.70%) SLA
2 2 (2.82%) COBIT
3 1 (1.41%) QA
3 1 (1.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (33.80%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) OpenView
2 2 (2.82%) OVSD
3 1 (1.41%) WSUS
3 1 (1.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 25 (35.21%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.45%) Citrix
3 5 (7.04%) VMware
3 5 (7.04%) HP
4 4 (5.63%) Oracle
4 4 (5.63%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.63%) Avaya
5 2 (2.82%) SAP
5 2 (2.82%) Dell
5 2 (2.82%) Cisco
5 2 (2.82%) Symantec
5 2 (2.82%) Remedy
5 2 (2.82%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.41%) Sophos
6 1 (1.41%) Apple
6 1 (1.41%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (1.41%) BMC
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