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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Team Lead
Rank 366 305 281
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Team Leader 231 270 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.56% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.61% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 157 151
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £140 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £280 £375
% change year-on-year
+33.92% -25.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 16
Average hourly rate £22.85 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.60% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £15.85 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £27.50 £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.85 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-8.60% +16.27%

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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £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 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
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 £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 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 -52 217 £388 +10.71% 223
London -19 76 £425 -5.55% 63
South East -13 50 £400 +26.98% 41
East of England +19 24 £276 +0.45% 20
South West -16 20 £425 +21.42% 18
East Midlands -5 17 £360 +157.14% 11
City of London +3 15 £613 +63.33% 26
Essex +18 14 £283 - 2
Hampshire -21 13 £400 +81.81% 8
Yorkshire -3 12 £350 +7.69% 23
West Midlands -6 11 £388 +3.33% 19
Leicestershire +11 10 £360 - 6
Hertfordshire +8 9 £224 -18.63% 7
Berkshire -10 9 £475 +18.75% 13
Oxfordshire -14 8 £195 -38.82% 1
Gloucestershire - 8 £650 - 9
West Yorkshire -7 7 £350 +7.69% 19
Buckinghamshire -10 7 £350 +27.27% 7
Birmingham -2 6 £425 +6.25% 8
Leicester - 6 £360 - 3
Wales - 6 £375 - 5
South Wales - 6 £375 - 5
Surrey -4 5 £216 -42.46% 5
North West -33 5 £390 +56.00% 24
South Yorkshire - 5 £314 -
Nottinghamshire -1 4 - - 2
Scotland -8 4 £400 +28.00% 3
Milton Keynes -10 4 £350 +10.23% 6
Bristol -13 4 £261 - 5
Leeds -14 4 £463 +42.30% 16

Team Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 127 (26.68%) ITIL
2 121 (25.42%) Windows
3 100 (21.01%) Microsoft
4 85 (17.86%) Finance
5 76 (15.97%) SQL
6 73 (15.34%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (12.82%) SLA
7 61 (12.82%) Security Cleared
8 59 (12.39%) MS Excel
9 58 (12.18%) .NET
10 55 (11.55%) Active Directory
11 53 (11.13%) SQL Server
12 51 (10.71%) MS Office
13 48 (10.08%) Oracle
13 48 (10.08%) SC Cleared
14 47 (9.87%) Java
14 47 (9.87%) Project Management
14 47 (9.87%) VMware
15 40 (8.40%) Linux
15 40 (8.40%) Mentoring
16 39 (8.19%) Service Delivery
17 38 (7.98%) Windows 7
18 37 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
19 35 (7.35%) C#
20 33 (6.93%) Migration
20 33 (6.93%) Scrum
21 32 (6.72%) MS Exchange
22 29 (6.09%) SharePoint
22 29 (6.09%) Line Management
23 27 (5.67%) Windows Server 2008

Team Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 32 (6.72%) MS Exchange
2 29 (6.09%) SharePoint
3 15 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2003
4 13 (2.73%) WebLogic
5 11 (2.31%) Lync
6 8 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (1.26%) IIS
8 6 (1.26%) Oracle Service Bus
8 6 (1.26%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.84%) IBM Notes
9 4 (0.84%) Node.js
9 4 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.63%) nginx
10 3 (0.63%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.63%) CMS
10 3 (0.63%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.42%) Apache
11 2 (0.42%) JBoss
11 2 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 59 (12.39%) MS Excel
2 51 (10.71%) MS Office
3 7 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (3.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.47%) Oracle Payables
2 7 (1.47%) Documaker
3 6 (1.26%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.21%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.21%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.21%) Global One
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.84%) PaaS
4 3 (0.63%) GitHub
4 3 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.63%) SaaS
5 2 (0.42%) Heroku
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.21%) ElastiCache
6 1 (0.21%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.21%) Route 53
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.15%) LAN
2 14 (2.94%) Firewall
2 14 (2.94%) VPN
2 14 (2.94%) WAN
2 14 (2.94%) SSL
3 13 (2.73%) SAN
4 8 (1.68%) MPLS
5 7 (1.47%) Wireless
5 7 (1.47%) BGP
5 7 (1.47%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.26%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (1.05%) VLAN
7 5 (1.05%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.84%) HTTP
8 4 (0.84%) EIGRP
8 4 (0.84%) Network Security
9 3 (0.63%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (0.63%) BIG-IP
9 3 (0.63%) OSPF
9 3 (0.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (11.13%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.83%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (2.73%) Oracle Database
4 13 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (2.10%) QlikView
7 9 (1.89%) Snowflake Schema
8 8 (1.68%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.47%) Redis
10 6 (1.26%) Star Schema
10 6 (1.26%) Oracle BI EE
10 6 (1.26%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.26%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.26%) Oracle ODI
11 5 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.84%) MySQL
12 4 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (0.84%) Riak
Development Applications
1 15 (3.15%) Git (software)
2 13 (2.73%) Maven
3 12 (2.52%) JIRA
4 9 (1.89%) Jenkins
4 9 (1.89%) Subversion
5 8 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (1.68%) Rational Rhapsody
6 6 (1.26%) Eclipse
6 6 (1.26%) Selenium
7 5 (1.05%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.05%) JUnit
8 3 (0.63%) Gradle
8 3 (0.63%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.42%) Ant
9 2 (0.42%) RSpec
9 2 (0.42%) Gerrit
9 2 (0.42%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.21%) Grunt
10 1 (0.21%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.21%) SpecFlow
General
1 85 (17.86%) Finance
2 15 (3.15%) Banking
3 10 (2.10%) Billing
4 9 (1.89%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.68%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.47%) Retail
7 6 (1.26%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.05%) Legal
9 4 (0.84%) Back Office
9 4 (0.84%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.84%) Advertising
9 4 (0.84%) Marketing
9 4 (0.84%) German Language
10 3 (0.63%) Local Government
10 3 (0.63%) Law
11 2 (0.42%) Electronics
11 2 (0.42%) Publishing
11 2 (0.42%) Games
12 1 (0.21%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.21%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (12.18%) .NET
2 26 (5.46%) HTML
2 26 (5.46%) Middleware
3 20 (4.20%) Web Services
4 19 (3.99%) XML
5 18 (3.78%) jQuery
6 15 (3.15%) ASP.NET
6 15 (3.15%) CSS
7 12 (2.52%) .NET Framework
7 12 (2.52%) Java EE
7 12 (2.52%) Oracle Fusion
8 11 (2.31%) WCF
8 11 (2.31%) J2EE
9 8 (1.68%) HTML5
10 7 (1.47%) REST
10 7 (1.47%) Spring
10 7 (1.47%) Hibernate
10 7 (1.47%) JMS
11 6 (1.26%) XSLT
11 6 (1.26%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.31%) User Experience
2 11 (2.31%) Blackberry
3 10 (2.10%) Management Information System
4 9 (1.89%) Fixed Income
5 8 (1.68%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.47%) Visualisation
6 7 (1.47%) NHS
7 6 (1.26%) Equities
8 5 (1.05%) Open Source
8 5 (1.05%) iPad
8 5 (1.05%) FMCG
8 5 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.84%) Clustering
9 4 (0.84%) Statistics
9 4 (0.84%) Psychology
9 4 (0.84%) Graphic Design
9 4 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.63%) SWIFT
10 3 (0.63%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 121 (25.42%) Windows
2 40 (8.40%) Linux
3 38 (7.98%) Windows 7
4 27 (5.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (5.04%) Windows XP
6 16 (3.36%) Windows 8
7 15 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (1.89%) UNIX
10 8 (1.68%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.26%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.63%) HPUX
13 2 (0.42%) AIX
13 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.42%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.21%) Android
14 1 (0.21%) CentOS
14 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (26.68%) ITIL
2 73 (15.34%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (9.87%) Project Management
4 40 (8.40%) Mentoring
5 39 (8.19%) Service Delivery
6 33 (6.93%) Migration
6 33 (6.93%) Scrum
7 29 (6.09%) Line Management
8 27 (5.67%) Coaching
9 26 (5.46%) CRM
9 26 (5.46%) Service Management
10 25 (5.25%) Capacity Planning
10 25 (5.25%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (4.83%) User Acceptance Testing
12 22 (4.62%) Analytics
13 21 (4.41%) SOA
13 21 (4.41%) TDD
14 20 (4.20%) MVC
15 19 (3.99%) Problem Management
15 19 (3.99%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 76 (15.97%) SQL
2 47 (9.87%) Java
3 35 (7.35%) C#
4 23 (4.83%) JavaScript
5 15 (3.15%) PL/SQL
6 12 (2.52%) Python
7 11 (2.31%) Ruby
7 11 (2.31%) C++
8 9 (1.89%) Bash Shell
8 9 (1.89%) T-SQL
9 8 (1.68%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.47%) PHP
11 6 (1.26%) Perl
12 4 (0.84%) C
12 4 (0.84%) Clojure
12 4 (0.84%) Scala
12 4 (0.84%) Golang
13 3 (0.63%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.63%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.42%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 61 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 48 (10.08%) SC Cleared
3 27 (5.67%) Degree
4 20 (4.20%) ITIL Certification
5 17 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (3.15%) MCSE
7 12 (2.52%) DV Cleared
8 11 (2.31%) MCP
9 9 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.47%) CCNP
11 6 (1.26%) ISTQB
12 5 (1.05%) A+ Certification
13 4 (0.84%) CTC Cleared
13 4 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (0.63%) CISM
14 3 (0.63%) CCNA
14 3 (0.63%) ISEB
14 3 (0.63%) CISSP
15 2 (0.42%) CCIE
15 2 (0.42%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (12.82%) SLA
2 19 (3.99%) QA
3 6 (1.26%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.05%) COBIT
5 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.21%) EMIR
6 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.21%) WAI
6 1 (0.21%) GAMP
6 1 (0.21%) GxP
System Software
1 55 (11.55%) Active Directory
2 26 (5.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.15%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.68%) Firmware
4 8 (1.68%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.84%) ProxySG
5 4 (0.84%) XenApp
5 4 (0.84%) Docker
6 3 (0.63%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.63%) vSphere
7 2 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.21%) HDFS
8 1 (0.21%) vCloud
8 1 (0.21%) SRDF
8 1 (0.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.21%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.21%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.21%) Xen
8 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (2.31%) McAfee ePO
2 10 (2.10%) Backup Exec
3 9 (1.89%) Puppet
4 7 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.84%) OpenView
7 4 (0.84%) SCCM
8 2 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.42%) OVSD
8 2 (0.42%) WSUS
8 2 (0.42%) Capistrano
8 2 (0.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.42%) Ansible
8 2 (0.42%) Salt
9 1 (0.21%) logstash
9 1 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.21%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.21%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 100 (21.01%) Microsoft
2 48 (10.08%) Oracle
3 47 (9.87%) VMware
4 24 (5.04%) Cisco
5 22 (4.62%) HP
5 22 (4.62%) Citrix
6 20 (4.20%) SAP
7 11 (2.31%) Lumension
7 11 (2.31%) Juniper
7 11 (2.31%) Sophos
7 11 (2.31%) McAfee
8 9 (1.89%) F5
8 9 (1.89%) Tableau
9 8 (1.68%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.47%) Blue Coat
10 7 (1.47%) Remedy
10 7 (1.47%) Avaya
11 6 (1.26%) Dell
11 6 (1.26%) Siebel
12 5 (1.05%) Informatica
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £15.00 - £17.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 2 days ago
London
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £45k - 47k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Executive Resource Group Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Explore Group
Rate: £220 - £270 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £420 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
South West
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 60-90 Per Day
Posted: 12 days ago
East Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 15 days ago
South East London
TFL
Rate: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £110.00 - £140.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
East Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 26 days ago