The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Team Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Team Lead
Rank 375 300 275
Rank change year-on-year
-75 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Team Leader 247 336 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.64% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.69% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 190 215
Average daily rate
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£365 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £215 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £554 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 23
Average hourly rate £24.00 £21.75 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +12.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £13.57 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.05 £44.83 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £16.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.84% -16.87%

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
52339 48993 54685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.05% 92.75% 92.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31928 29282 30681
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £551
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2049 2106 2649
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Team Leader
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Team Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Team Leader
Daily Rate Trend

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

Team Leader Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Team Leader
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Team Leader Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Team Leader
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Team Leader Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Team Leader
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Team Leader Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

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 Team Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 16 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 -68 226 £363 -9.37% 206
London -59 97 £431 +1.47% 50
South East -12 45 £363 -9.37% 42
City of London +12 35 £453 -2.16% 16
North West +8 22 £350 -6.66% 26
South West -13 17 £320 -7.91% 18
West Midlands -14 14 £338 -13.46% 16
Manchester +3 13 £350 +16.66% 21
Hampshire 0 13 £425 +6.25% 15
Berkshire +8 12 £275 -32.30% 10
Buckinghamshire -7 9 £350 -6.66% 4
Milton Keynes +2 8 £350 -6.66% 3
Surrey -3 8 £600 +50.00% 6
Gloucestershire -7 8 £275 -
Yorkshire -12 8 £310 -4.61% 21
East of England -33 8 £450 +12.50% 8
Reading +9 7 £600 +50.00% 5
West Yorkshire -9 7 £345 +6.15% 14
Birmingham -5 6 £250 -35.89% 2
Southampton -6 6 - - 3
South Wales -6 6 £400 -4.76% 5
Scotland -13 6 £413 +26.92% 6
Wales -16 6 £400 -4.76% 6
Lancashire - 6 £300 - 3
Cardiff -4 5 £475 +13.09% 2
Leeds -5 5 - - 9
Cheltenham - 5 £263 -
Oxfordshire -3 4 £475 - 3
Glasgow -14 4 £388 - 4
North East -30 4 £163 - 5

Team Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited 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 Team Leader in their job title.

1 128 (23.70%) Windows
2 113 (20.93%) ITIL
3 96 (17.78%) Finance
4 92 (17.04%) Microsoft
5 86 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
6 79 (14.63%) SQL
7 64 (11.85%) .NET
8 62 (11.48%) MS Excel
9 61 (11.30%) Active Directory
10 59 (10.93%) Oracle
11 58 (10.74%) SQL Server
12 56 (10.37%) Security Cleared
12 56 (10.37%) Windows 7
13 48 (8.89%) Mentoring
13 48 (8.89%) MS Office
13 48 (8.89%) Java
14 46 (8.52%) Citrix
15 44 (8.15%) SC Cleared
16 41 (7.59%) Scrum
17 40 (7.41%) Banking
17 40 (7.41%) Project Management
18 39 (7.22%) C#
19 38 (7.04%) Degree
20 36 (6.67%) MVC
21 35 (6.48%) Migration
21 35 (6.48%) SLA
22 34 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
23 33 (6.11%) CRM
24 32 (5.93%) Linux
25 30 (5.56%) Incident Management

Team Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited 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 Team Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 14 (2.59%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.67%) WebLogic
3 9 (1.67%) IIS
4 7 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (0.93%) WorkSite
5 5 (0.93%) nginx
5 5 (0.93%) Apache
5 5 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (0.74%) SAS
6 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (0.74%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (0.74%) Apache ServiceMix
7 3 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.56%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.37%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.37%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.37%) Node.js
Applications
1 62 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 48 (8.89%) MS Office
3 10 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.56%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.74%) Oracle CRM
3 4 (0.74%) Agresso
4 3 (0.56%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.56%) RMDS
4 3 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.37%) Magento
5 2 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.37%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.37%) SAP WM
5 2 (0.37%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.19%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.56%) SaaS
2 3 (0.56%) PaaS
2 3 (0.56%) GitHub
3 2 (0.37%) IaaS
4 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.07%) SAN
1 22 (4.07%) Firewall
2 18 (3.33%) WAN
3 17 (3.15%) VPN
4 16 (2.96%) LAN
5 11 (2.04%) SSL
6 10 (1.85%) MPLS
7 8 (1.48%) BIG-IP
7 8 (1.48%) Cisco PIX
8 7 (1.30%) BGP
8 7 (1.30%) EIGRP
8 7 (1.30%) DHCP
8 7 (1.30%) DNS
9 5 (0.93%) HTTP
9 5 (0.93%) DSL
9 5 (0.93%) Wireless
9 5 (0.93%) VLAN
9 5 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (0.74%) SSH
10 4 (0.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (10.74%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 11 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (1.67%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
7 7 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.93%) Redis
9 4 (0.74%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.74%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (0.56%) MySQL
10 3 (0.56%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.56%) DTS
Development Applications
1 21 (3.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (3.33%) Maven
3 14 (2.59%) Subversion
3 14 (2.59%) Git (software)
4 13 (2.41%) Jenkins
5 11 (2.04%) JUnit
5 11 (2.04%) Visual Studio
6 10 (1.85%) Ant
7 9 (1.67%) NUnit
8 8 (1.48%) JIRA
9 7 (1.30%) Apache Ivy
10 6 (1.11%) SpecFlow
10 6 (1.11%) CruiseControl
11 5 (0.93%) Selenium
11 5 (0.93%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.93%) Rhino Mocks
12 4 (0.74%) MSBuild
12 4 (0.74%) MSI
13 3 (0.56%) ClearQuest
14 2 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 96 (17.78%) Finance
2 40 (7.41%) Banking
3 13 (2.41%) Back Office
3 13 (2.41%) Legal
4 12 (2.22%) Investment Banking
4 12 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.04%) Law
6 10 (1.85%) Retail
7 9 (1.67%) Marketing
8 7 (1.30%) German Language
8 7 (1.30%) Front Office
9 6 (1.11%) Advertising
10 4 (0.74%) Publishing
10 4 (0.74%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.74%) General Ledger
10 4 (0.74%) Local Government
10 4 (0.74%) International Banking
11 3 (0.56%) Automotive
11 3 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (11.85%) .NET
2 28 (5.19%) HTML
3 25 (4.63%) XML
3 25 (4.63%) Spring
4 23 (4.26%) Web Services
5 20 (3.70%) jQuery
5 20 (3.70%) CSS
6 17 (3.15%) Hibernate
6 17 (3.15%) .NET Framework
7 16 (2.96%) Java EE
7 16 (2.96%) ASP.NET
8 15 (2.78%) J2EE
9 12 (2.22%) JPA
9 12 (2.22%) WCF
10 11 (2.04%) Middleware
11 10 (1.85%) JSON
11 10 (1.85%) WinForms
11 10 (1.85%) SOAP
11 10 (1.85%) Ajax
11 10 (1.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (2.78%) Blackberry
4 14 (2.59%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.04%) N-Tier
7 10 (1.85%) EMC Centera
8 9 (1.67%) Open Source
9 8 (1.48%) iPad
9 8 (1.48%) User Experience
9 8 (1.48%) Fixed Income
9 8 (1.48%) NHS
10 7 (1.30%) Mathematics
11 6 (1.11%) Mobile Payment
11 6 (1.11%) Chip and PIN
12 5 (0.93%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.93%) Fat Client
12 5 (0.93%) Thin Client
12 5 (0.93%) DTV
13 4 (0.74%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 128 (23.70%) Windows
2 56 (10.37%) Windows 7
3 32 (5.93%) Linux
4 23 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (3.15%) Windows XP
7 15 (2.78%) UNIX
8 9 (1.67%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.11%) Solaris
9 6 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.74%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.74%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.56%) Android
12 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.37%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.37%) HPUX
12 2 (0.37%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (20.93%) ITIL
2 86 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (8.89%) Mentoring
4 41 (7.59%) Scrum
5 40 (7.41%) Project Management
6 36 (6.67%) MVC
7 35 (6.48%) Migration
8 33 (6.11%) CRM
9 30 (5.56%) Service Delivery
9 30 (5.56%) Incident Management
10 26 (4.81%) Change Management
10 26 (4.81%) Business Intelligence
11 25 (4.63%) Line Management
12 24 (4.44%) Problem Management
13 22 (4.07%) Service Management
14 21 (3.89%) TDD
15 20 (3.70%) SOA
16 19 (3.52%) Test Scripting
17 18 (3.33%) BDD
17 18 (3.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 79 (14.63%) SQL
2 48 (8.89%) Java
3 39 (7.22%) C#
4 20 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 13 (2.41%) PL/SQL
5 13 (2.41%) Python
6 10 (1.85%) C
6 10 (1.85%) T-SQL
7 9 (1.67%) PHP
8 8 (1.48%) C++
8 8 (1.48%) VB.NET
8 8 (1.48%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.30%) VB
9 7 (1.30%) Perl
10 6 (1.11%) VBScript
11 4 (0.74%) VB6
12 3 (0.56%) Ruby
12 3 (0.56%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.37%) ABAP
13 2 (0.37%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 56 (10.37%) Security Cleared
2 44 (8.15%) SC Cleared
3 38 (7.04%) Degree
4 21 (3.89%) ITIL Certification
5 16 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (2.78%) ISEB
7 14 (2.59%) MCSE
8 13 (2.41%) ISTQB
9 10 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (1.85%) CCNP
10 7 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (1.11%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.93%) MCP
13 4 (0.74%) LPIC
14 3 (0.56%) CISSP
14 3 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
15 2 (0.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 2 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 2 (0.37%) CCA
15 2 (0.37%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.48%) SLA
2 16 (2.96%) QA
3 6 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.74%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.37%) COBIT
5 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.19%) GxP
6 1 (0.19%) BS15000
6 1 (0.19%) CDISC
6 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.19%) GAMP
6 1 (0.19%) GPG13
System Software
1 61 (11.30%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.30%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.93%) ProxySG
4 5 (0.93%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.74%) XenApp
6 3 (0.56%) Xen
6 3 (0.56%) NLBS
7 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.37%) MetaFrame
7 2 (0.37%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.19%) Docker
8 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.19%) XenServer
8 1 (0.19%) IAG
8 1 (0.19%) Snort
Systems Management
1 24 (4.44%) SCCM
2 15 (2.78%) NetBackup
3 6 (1.11%) OpenView
4 4 (0.74%) OVSD
4 4 (0.74%) WSUS
4 4 (0.74%) Puppet
5 3 (0.56%) WMI
5 3 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.37%) SCOM
7 1 (0.19%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.19%) Ansible
Vendors
1 92 (17.04%) Microsoft
2 59 (10.93%) Oracle
3 46 (8.52%) Citrix
4 29 (5.37%) VMware
5 28 (5.19%) Cisco
6 27 (5.00%) SAP
7 25 (4.63%) HP
8 14 (2.59%) EMC
8 14 (2.59%) Juniper
8 14 (2.59%) Symantec
9 12 (2.22%) Business Objects
10 8 (1.48%) CheckPoint
11 7 (1.30%) Informatica
11 7 (1.30%) IBM
11 7 (1.30%) Blue Coat
11 7 (1.30%) ServiceNow
12 6 (1.11%) Remedy
12 6 (1.11%) F5
12 6 (1.11%) Red Hat
13 5 (0.93%) Apple
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