The table below looks at the statistics for the Support 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 Support Team Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Team Lead
Rank 560 533 497
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Support Team Leader 22 26 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.053% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.057% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 22
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£275 £208 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.53% -48.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £140 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £324 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - £18.75

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
47113 45619 41438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.43% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28736 27090 23781
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1785 1896 2209
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

Support Team Leader
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Support Team Leader in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Team Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Support Team Leader
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Support Team Leader within the UK.

Support Team Leader Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Support Team Leader
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Team Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Support Team Leader Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Support Team Leader
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Support Team Leader within the UK.

Support Team Leader Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Support 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 Support Team Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 6 March 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 -26 22 £275 +32.53% 13
London -2 10 £330 +43.47% 6
South East -4 9 £237 -13.81% 2
Surrey +1 4 £209 +30.46%
Oxford -14 2 £275 -12.00%
Oxfordshire -15 2 £275 -12.00% 2
West Midlands - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 - -
East of England +15 1 £265 +43.24% 1
City of London +13 1 £320 - 2
Berkshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
East Kilbride - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Salford - - - -
Slough - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newport - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - -

Support Team Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Support 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 Support Team Leader in their job title.

1 23 (54.76%) ITIL
2 21 (50.00%) Windows
3 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
4 11 (26.19%) SLA
4 11 (26.19%) MS Office
4 11 (26.19%) Service Delivery
4 11 (26.19%) Windows 7
5 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
6 8 (19.05%) SharePoint
6 8 (19.05%) Windows 8
7 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 6 (14.29%) SQL
7 6 (14.29%) Finance
7 6 (14.29%) VMware
8 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (11.90%) SAP
8 5 (11.90%) Windows XP
8 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
8 5 (11.90%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
9 4 (9.52%) A+ Certification
9 4 (9.52%) Apple
9 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (9.52%) COBIT
9 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
10 3 (7.14%) Business Development
10 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared

Support Team Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Support 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 Support Team Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.76%) Lync
3 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.76%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (26.19%) MS Office
2 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 4 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) LAN
2 2 (4.76%) WAN
2 2 (4.76%) SAN
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.38%) Firewall
3 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.38%) Maven
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.38%) Electronics
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) .NET
1 1 (2.38%) J2EE
1 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.38%) XML
1 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
1 1 (2.38%) Spring
1 1 (2.38%) WCF
1 1 (2.38%) WPF
1 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.14%) FMCG
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Clustering
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.38%) DTV
4 1 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.38%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 21 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (26.19%) Windows 7
3 8 (19.05%) Windows 8
4 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (11.90%) Windows XP
6 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (7.14%) Linux
8 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.76%) Mac OS
8 2 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) ITIL
2 11 (26.19%) Service Delivery
3 6 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (7.14%) Line Management
4 3 (7.14%) Service Management
4 3 (7.14%) Process Management
4 3 (7.14%) Business Development
5 2 (4.76%) Migration
5 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.76%) Project Management
5 2 (4.76%) CRM
5 2 (4.76%) Security Management
6 1 (2.38%) MVC
6 1 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.38%) People Management
6 1 (2.38%) Data Reconciliation
6 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.38%) OO
6 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
2 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.38%) Korn
2 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.38%) C#
2 1 (2.38%) Java
2 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.52%) A+ Certification
3 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.19%) SLA
2 4 (9.52%) COBIT
3 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.76%) XenApp
3 2 (4.76%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) VMware
3 5 (11.90%) SAP
4 4 (9.52%) Apple
5 3 (7.14%) Oracle
5 3 (7.14%) Citrix
6 2 (4.76%) Avaya
6 2 (4.76%) Sun
6 2 (4.76%) HP
6 2 (4.76%) Cisco
6 2 (4.76%) Lotus
6 2 (4.76%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.38%) F5
7 1 (2.38%) MobileIron
7 1 (2.38%) ION Trading
7 1 (2.38%) Brocade
7 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.38%) Adobe
7 1 (2.38%) Nortel