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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Desk Team Lead
Rank 571 565 579
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Team Leader 41 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.040% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.043% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 18
Average daily rate
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£233 £140 £246
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.07% -43.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £140 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £278 £283
UK excluding London average daily rate £201 £140 £168
% change year-on-year
+43.57% -16.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 4
Average hourly rate £24.50 £20.26 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.92% +1.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £14.22 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+72.29% -24.16%

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
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +12 40 £240 +71.42% 13
South East +17 14 £270 -1.81% 6
London +19 11 £240 -
Berkshire +15 8 - - 1
Reading - 6 - - 1
North West -2 4 £350 +16.66% 1
West Midlands -15 3 £288 +79.68% 1
Manchester - 3 £358 - 1
Buckinghamshire -3 2 - - 2
Hampshire - 2 £270 -
South West - 2 - -
City of London +28 1 £225 -
Birmingham -3 1 £250 +56.25%
Scotland -14 1 £185 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 - - 1
Bristol - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £185 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - - 1
Lewes - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Luton - - - -
Newport - - - - 1
Northampton - - - - 1
Norwich - - - -

Service Desk Team Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 33 (56.90%) ITIL
2 27 (46.55%) Windows
3 23 (39.66%) Active Directory
4 19 (32.76%) SLA
5 15 (25.86%) MS Office
5 15 (25.86%) Windows 7
6 14 (24.14%) Incident Management
7 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
7 13 (22.41%) MS Excel
8 10 (17.24%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (15.52%) Citrix
9 9 (15.52%) Service Management
10 6 (10.34%) ITSM
10 6 (10.34%) OpenView
10 6 (10.34%) HP
10 6 (10.34%) Windows XP
10 6 (10.34%) Linux
10 6 (10.34%) Oracle
10 6 (10.34%) Line Management
11 5 (8.62%) Oracle Database
11 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
11 5 (8.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (8.62%) Java EE
11 5 (8.62%) VPN
11 5 (8.62%) Service Delivery
11 5 (8.62%) Change Management
11 5 (8.62%) Red Hat
11 5 (8.62%) Middleware
11 5 (8.62%) Blackberry
12 4 (6.90%) Finance

Service Desk Team Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (6.90%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.72%) Lync
3 1 (1.72%) WorkSite
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (25.86%) MS Office
2 13 (22.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) VPN
2 1 (1.72%) Intranet
2 1 (1.72%) Firewall
2 1 (1.72%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (6.90%) Finance
1 4 (6.90%) Law
1 4 (6.90%) Legal
2 2 (3.45%) Financial Institution
2 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.45%) German Language
3 1 (1.72%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.72%) French Language
3 1 (1.72%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) Java EE
1 5 (8.62%) Middleware
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.17%) Statistics
4 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.45%) iPad
5 1 (1.72%) iPhone
5 1 (1.72%) PDA
5 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 27 (46.55%) Windows
2 15 (25.86%) Windows 7
3 6 (10.34%) Windows XP
3 6 (10.34%) Linux
4 5 (8.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.45%) Solaris
6 2 (3.45%) UNIX
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.72%) Android
7 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (56.90%) ITIL
2 14 (24.14%) Incident Management
3 9 (15.52%) Service Management
4 6 (10.34%) ITSM
4 6 (10.34%) Line Management
5 5 (8.62%) Service Delivery
5 5 (8.62%) Change Management
6 4 (6.90%) SOA
7 3 (5.17%) Coaching
7 3 (5.17%) ITIL V3
8 2 (3.45%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.45%) ITIL V2
8 2 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.45%) Change Control
8 2 (3.45%) Capacity Management
8 2 (3.45%) Document Management
8 2 (3.45%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.72%) Software Deployment
9 1 (1.72%) Asset Management
9 1 (1.72%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.90%) Java
2 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (17.24%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.90%) MCP
3 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.17%) MCSE
4 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.72%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (32.76%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 23 (39.66%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) OpenView
2 2 (3.45%) OVSD
3 1 (1.72%) WSUS
3 1 (1.72%) SCCM
3 1 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.72%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.52%) Citrix
3 6 (10.34%) HP
3 6 (10.34%) Oracle
4 5 (8.62%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.90%) VMware
6 2 (3.45%) Cisco
6 2 (3.45%) LANDesk
6 2 (3.45%) Veeam
6 2 (3.45%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.72%) Northgate
7 1 (1.72%) Capita
7 1 (1.72%) Apple
7 1 (1.72%) Symantec
7 1 (1.72%) Remedy
7 1 (1.72%) Sophos
7 1 (1.72%) SAP
7 1 (1.72%) Interwoven
7 1 (1.72%) Avaya
7 1 (1.72%) BMC
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