The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Team Lead
Rank 352 327 278
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -49
Contract jobs requiring a Team Leader 257 273 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.53% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.58% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 133 175
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 20
Average hourly rate £23.25 £23.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.06% +30.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £16.05 £16.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £45.00 £32.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £28.50 £17.63
% change year-on-year
-22.80% +61.70%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50521 47308 53478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.54% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30608 27726 29859
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2123 2716
Average hourly rate £16.58 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.25% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -42 231 £375 -6.25% 195
London -38 82 £415 -7.77% 60
South East -10 44 £341 -14.68% 32
City of London +12 29 £425 -8.10% 23
West Midlands -4 25 £375 +11.11% 15
South West -12 21 £325 -5.79% 21
East of England -14 17 £378 +16.15% 15
Buckinghamshire +3 14 £305 -18.66% 6
Yorkshire +1 13 £348 -4.13% 15
North West 0 13 £375 +16.73% 23
Staffordshire - 12 £375 - 8
West Yorkshire 0 11 £350 -3.44% 7
East Midlands -2 10 £225 -18.18% 9
Scotland -16 10 £400 +166.66% 5
Milton Keynes -2 9 £350 -6.66% 3
Hampshire -7 9 £425 +6.25% 9
Berkshire -5 8 £255 -36.25% 7
Leeds -7 8 £388 -8.82% 6
Stoke-on-Trent - 8 £375 - 3
Cambridgeshire 0 7 £353 -25.78% 5
Cheshire +3 6 £375 +9.48% 5
Glasgow +3 6 £388 +158.33% 4
Birmingham +3 6 £250 +3.09% 3
Wales -8 6 £413 -1.78% 3
Surrey -9 6 £333 -16.87% 6
South Wales -11 6 £413 -1.78% 2
Derbyshire +6 5 - - 3
Cardiff -5 5 £500 +19.04% 2
Derby - 5 - - 2
Taunton - 5 £325 -

Team Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 130 (24.44%) Windows
2 116 (21.80%) ITIL
3 98 (18.42%) Finance
4 86 (16.17%) Microsoft
5 75 (14.10%) SQL
6 65 (12.22%) Windows 7
7 62 (11.65%) Active Directory
8 56 (10.53%) SQL Server
9 50 (9.40%) .NET
9 50 (9.40%) Banking
10 46 (8.65%) Oracle
10 46 (8.65%) MS Excel
11 45 (8.46%) Security Cleared
12 43 (8.08%) Degree
13 40 (7.52%) Scrum
13 40 (7.52%) MS Office
13 40 (7.52%) Java
13 40 (7.52%) Citrix
14 38 (7.14%) Project Management
15 35 (6.58%) VMware
15 35 (6.58%) Service Delivery
15 35 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008
16 34 (6.39%) SC Cleared
16 34 (6.39%) C#
16 34 (6.39%) MVC
17 33 (6.20%) Incident Management
18 32 (6.02%) Migration
18 32 (6.02%) Service Management
19 30 (5.64%) Linux
20 28 (5.26%) CRM

Team Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 25 (4.70%) MS Exchange
2 14 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.07%) IIS
4 8 (1.50%) Apache
5 7 (1.32%) WebLogic
5 7 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (1.32%) nginx
6 6 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (1.13%) Lync
6 6 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.94%) WorkSite
7 5 (0.94%) SAS
8 4 (0.75%) Apache ServiceMix
8 4 (0.75%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.56%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.38%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 46 (8.65%) MS Excel
2 40 (7.52%) MS Office
3 7 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.75%) MS Project
5 3 (0.56%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.56%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (0.56%) Agresso
2 3 (0.56%) SAP SD
2 3 (0.56%) SAP FI
2 3 (0.56%) RMDS
2 3 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.38%) Magento
3 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.38%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.38%) SAP WM
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.19%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.19%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.56%) SaaS
2 3 (0.56%) Office 365
3 2 (0.38%) PaaS
3 2 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.38%) IaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.19%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.70%) SAN
2 21 (3.95%) Firewall
3 13 (2.44%) VPN
3 13 (2.44%) LAN
3 13 (2.44%) WAN
4 9 (1.69%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.50%) DNS
6 7 (1.32%) DHCP
6 7 (1.32%) SSL
6 7 (1.32%) MPLS
7 6 (1.13%) Wireless
8 5 (0.94%) DSL
8 5 (0.94%) Internet
8 5 (0.94%) HTTP
8 5 (0.94%) BIG-IP
8 5 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (0.75%) NAS
9 4 (0.75%) SSH
9 4 (0.75%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (0.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (2.26%) Oracle Database
4 11 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.94%) SAP BW
8 5 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.94%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.75%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.75%) Redis
9 4 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 4 (0.75%) SAP BI
9 4 (0.75%) MySQL
9 4 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (0.75%) DTS
10 3 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (3.01%) JUnit
1 16 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (2.82%) Maven
3 14 (2.63%) Ant
4 12 (2.26%) Apache Ivy
5 11 (2.07%) Visual Studio
6 10 (1.88%) Jenkins
7 9 (1.69%) NUnit
8 8 (1.50%) Selenium
8 8 (1.50%) Subversion
8 8 (1.50%) Git (software)
9 6 (1.13%) SpecFlow
9 6 (1.13%) CruiseControl
10 5 (0.94%) JIRA
10 5 (0.94%) Rhino Mocks
11 4 (0.75%) MSBuild
11 4 (0.75%) MSI
12 3 (0.56%) ClearQuest
13 2 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 2 (0.38%) ClearCase
General
1 98 (18.42%) Finance
2 50 (9.40%) Banking
3 21 (3.95%) Investment Banking
4 16 (3.01%) Back Office
5 15 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.44%) Retail
7 11 (2.07%) Legal
8 9 (1.69%) Front Office
8 9 (1.69%) Marketing
9 8 (1.50%) German Language
9 8 (1.50%) Law
10 6 (1.13%) Local Government
11 5 (0.94%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.94%) Advertising
12 4 (0.75%) Publishing
12 4 (0.75%) Automotive
12 4 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.75%) International Banking
12 4 (0.75%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.56%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (9.40%) .NET
2 25 (4.70%) Spring
3 24 (4.51%) Web Services
4 20 (3.76%) HTML
5 19 (3.57%) Hibernate
6 16 (3.01%) Java EE
6 16 (3.01%) jQuery
6 16 (3.01%) JPA
7 15 (2.82%) .NET Framework
8 14 (2.63%) CSS
9 13 (2.44%) SOAP
9 13 (2.44%) ASP.NET
9 13 (2.44%) J2EE
9 13 (2.44%) XML
9 13 (2.44%) JMS
10 12 (2.26%) Struts
10 12 (2.26%) Spring Web Flow
11 11 (2.07%) JSON
12 9 (1.69%) Ajax
12 9 (1.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.51%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (3.76%) EMC Centera
3 16 (3.01%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.26%) Mathematics
4 12 (2.26%) Fixed Income
4 12 (2.26%) Open Source
5 11 (2.07%) NHS
6 10 (1.88%) N-Tier
6 10 (1.88%) Computer Science
6 10 (1.88%) iPad
7 9 (1.69%) Mobile Payment
7 9 (1.69%) Blackberry
8 8 (1.50%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.32%) Chip and PIN
9 7 (1.32%) Fat Client
9 7 (1.32%) Thin Client
10 5 (0.94%) DTV
11 4 (0.75%) W3C
12 3 (0.56%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 130 (24.44%) Windows
2 65 (12.22%) Windows 7
3 35 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (5.64%) Linux
5 20 (3.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (3.38%) Windows XP
7 14 (2.63%) UNIX
8 12 (2.26%) Windows 8
9 7 (1.32%) Solaris
10 5 (0.94%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.94%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.94%) Android
11 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.56%) CentOS
11 3 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.38%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.38%) VMS
12 2 (0.38%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (21.80%) ITIL
2 40 (7.52%) Scrum
3 38 (7.14%) Project Management
4 35 (6.58%) Service Delivery
5 34 (6.39%) MVC
6 33 (6.20%) Incident Management
7 32 (6.02%) Migration
7 32 (6.02%) Service Management
8 28 (5.26%) CRM
8 28 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (4.89%) Change Management
10 25 (4.70%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (3.95%) UML
12 19 (3.57%) Configuration Management
12 19 (3.57%) Test Scripting
13 18 (3.38%) Problem Management
14 17 (3.20%) Unit Testing
14 17 (3.20%) Capacity Management
15 13 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
15 13 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (14.10%) SQL
2 40 (7.52%) Java
3 34 (6.39%) C#
4 16 (3.01%) JavaScript
5 11 (2.07%) T-SQL
6 10 (1.88%) PL/SQL
6 10 (1.88%) PowerShell
6 10 (1.88%) C
7 9 (1.69%) Python
7 9 (1.69%) C++
8 8 (1.50%) Perl
8 8 (1.50%) PHP
9 7 (1.32%) VBScript
9 7 (1.32%) VB
9 7 (1.32%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.75%) ABAP
10 4 (0.75%) VB6
11 3 (0.56%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.38%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 2 (0.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 45 (8.46%) Security Cleared
2 43 (8.08%) Degree
3 34 (6.39%) SC Cleared
4 21 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (3.01%) ISEB
7 15 (2.82%) MCSE
8 13 (2.44%) ISTQB
9 10 (1.88%) DV Cleared
10 8 (1.50%) MCP
11 7 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (0.94%) CCNP
12 5 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.75%) CISSP
13 4 (0.75%) LPIC
14 3 (0.56%) MCDST
14 3 (0.56%) Citrix Certification
15 2 (0.38%) CCA
15 2 (0.38%) MCITP
15 2 (0.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.70%) SLA
2 18 (3.38%) QA
3 7 (1.32%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.56%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.38%) COBIT
7 1 (0.19%) GPG13
7 1 (0.19%) BS15000
7 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.19%) CDISC
7 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.19%) DO-254
System Software
1 62 (11.65%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.07%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.94%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.56%) XenApp
5 3 (0.56%) Xen
5 3 (0.56%) NLBS
6 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.38%) Terminal Server
6 2 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.38%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.38%) vSphere
6 2 (0.38%) Varnish
6 2 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.19%) IAG
7 1 (0.19%) Snort
7 1 (0.19%) Squid
7 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.19%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 26 (4.89%) SCCM
2 25 (4.70%) NetBackup
3 5 (0.94%) Backup Exec
3 5 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (0.94%) Puppet
4 4 (0.75%) SCOM
4 4 (0.75%) WSUS
4 4 (0.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (0.56%) Ansible
5 3 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.56%) WMI
6 2 (0.38%) OVSD
6 2 (0.38%) OpenView
6 2 (0.38%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.38%) Salt
6 2 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.38%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.19%) Cacti
7 1 (0.19%) Munin
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 86 (16.17%) Microsoft
2 46 (8.65%) Oracle
3 40 (7.52%) Citrix
4 35 (6.58%) VMware
5 28 (5.26%) SAP
6 24 (4.51%) EMC
6 24 (4.51%) Symantec
7 23 (4.32%) Cisco
8 21 (3.95%) HP
9 14 (2.63%) Business Objects
10 11 (2.07%) Brocade
11 10 (1.88%) NetApp
12 9 (1.69%) Juniper
12 9 (1.69%) CheckPoint
13 7 (1.32%) Apple
13 7 (1.32%) McAfee
13 7 (1.32%) ServiceNow
14 6 (1.13%) Remedy
14 6 (1.13%) Informatica
14 6 (1.13%) IBM
London
People Source
Rate: £60 - £80 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
JM
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Thebes IT
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
TEKsystems
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Aberdeen
Computer Futures
Rate: £375 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Peterborough
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £325 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
High Wycombe
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £20.00 - £25.00 per hour + Please quote an hourly rate
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £44k - 45k per year
Posted: 23 days ago