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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Team Lead
Rank 335 254 276
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Team Leader 282 345 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.72% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.78% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 175 163
Average daily rate £375 £408 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.03% +8.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £274 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 28 27
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.25 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.11% -3.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £15.70 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £44.13 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £21.25 £20.40
% change year-on-year
+15.29% +4.17%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -116 259 £375 -11.24% 220
London -49 116 £453 +2.37% 80
South East -69 40 £349 -5.74% 42
City of London -31 30 £475 -9.52% 23
South West -14 27 £350 -20.45% 20
East Midlands +10 26 £140 -73.33% 11
Derbyshire - 18 £140 - 1
West Midlands -7 17 £375 +13.63% 23
North West -14 17 £375 +33.92% 14
Buckinghamshire -15 17 £300 +4.34% 10
East of England -32 13 £264 -21.85% 12
Hampshire -2 8 £275 -24.13% 6
Manchester -16 8 £266 -14.11% 8
Cheshire -8 7 £375 +50.00% 3
Scotland -10 7 £300 +4.34% 6
Staffordshire +4 6 £375 - 3
South Wales -12 6 £500 +81.81% 5
Cardiff -12 6 £500 +81.81% 5
Wales -14 6 £500 +81.81% 5
Milton Keynes -22 6 £309 +7.39% 4
Yorkshire -27 6 £298 -24.68% 12
Somerset - 6 £350 - 2
Stoke-on-Trent - 6 £375 - 2
Surrey -9 5 £399 - 7
Bristol -12 5 £475 - 3
Leicestershire -14 5 £223 - 3
North East -23 5 £375 - 4
Tyne and Wear -24 5 £375 - 2
Wiltshire -24 5 £350 -20.45% 11
Newcastle upon Tyne -25 5 £375 - 2

Team Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 162 (28.83%) ITIL
2 127 (22.60%) Windows
3 94 (16.73%) Finance
4 83 (14.77%) Microsoft
5 74 (13.17%) Active Directory
5 74 (13.17%) SQL
6 68 (12.10%) Project Management
7 61 (10.85%) Windows 7
8 53 (9.43%) Java
9 51 (9.07%) Incident Management
10 50 (8.90%) .NET
11 49 (8.72%) Service Management
12 47 (8.36%) Banking
13 45 (8.01%) Service Delivery
13 45 (8.01%) SQL Server
14 43 (7.65%) Windows Server 2008
15 42 (7.47%) Scrum
15 42 (7.47%) MS Exchange
16 40 (7.12%) Citrix
16 40 (7.12%) VMware
17 39 (6.94%) Symantec
18 38 (6.76%) MS Excel
19 37 (6.58%) Security Cleared
19 37 (6.58%) SCCM
20 35 (6.23%) CRM
20 35 (6.23%) Oracle
20 35 (6.23%) NetBackup
21 34 (6.05%) Degree
22 33 (5.87%) SAN
23 30 (5.34%) SLA

Team Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 42 (7.47%) MS Exchange
2 17 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (2.67%) SharePoint
4 14 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (1.42%) Lync
7 7 (1.25%) WebLogic
7 7 (1.25%) IIS
7 7 (1.25%) Apache
8 6 (1.07%) SAS
8 6 (1.07%) nginx
9 4 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.53%) Liferay
10 3 (0.53%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.36%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.36%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.36%) Confluence
11 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 38 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 26 (4.63%) MS Office
3 5 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.53%) MS Project
4 3 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.36%) SPSS
6 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.71%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.53%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.53%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.53%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.36%) SAP APO
5 2 (0.36%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.36%) Endur
5 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.36%) RMDS
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.18%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.18%) SAP PP-PI
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.07%) Office 365
2 5 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.18%) Route 53
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.87%) SAN
2 27 (4.80%) LAN
3 23 (4.09%) VPN
4 21 (3.74%) WAN
4 21 (3.74%) Internet
5 19 (3.38%) DNS
6 17 (3.02%) Firewall
7 15 (2.67%) MPLS
8 14 (2.49%) TCP/IP
9 8 (1.42%) VoIP
10 7 (1.25%) Network Security
11 6 (1.07%) Wireless
11 6 (1.07%) DHCP
11 6 (1.07%) LDAP
12 5 (0.89%) SMTP
12 5 (0.89%) HTTP
13 4 (0.71%) Intranet
13 4 (0.71%) Ethernet
13 4 (0.71%) SSL
13 4 (0.71%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (8.01%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.96%) Oracle Database
3 10 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (0.89%) SAP BW
6 4 (0.71%) SAP BI
6 4 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.71%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 3 (0.53%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (0.53%) MySQL
7 3 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.36%) Data Mart
8 2 (0.36%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 15 (2.67%) Maven
2 14 (2.49%) JUnit
3 10 (1.78%) Ant
3 10 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (1.60%) Apache Ivy
5 8 (1.42%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.07%) Selenium
7 3 (0.53%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.53%) JIRA
7 3 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.53%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.36%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.36%) NUnit
9 1 (0.18%) PhoneGap
9 1 (0.18%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.18%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.18%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.18%) Moq
9 1 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.18%) Hudson
General
1 94 (16.73%) Finance
2 47 (8.36%) Banking
3 21 (3.74%) Back Office
4 20 (3.56%) Investment Banking
5 16 (2.85%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.67%) Retail
7 9 (1.60%) Marketing
8 7 (1.25%) Legal
8 7 (1.25%) German Language
8 7 (1.25%) Front Office
9 6 (1.07%) Local Government
9 6 (1.07%) Law
10 5 (0.89%) Billing
10 5 (0.89%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.53%) French Language
11 3 (0.53%) Advertising
11 3 (0.53%) Games
11 3 (0.53%) Electronics
12 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (8.90%) .NET
2 26 (4.63%) Web Services
3 22 (3.91%) HTML
4 17 (3.02%) Spring
5 16 (2.85%) Ajax
5 16 (2.85%) jQuery
6 15 (2.67%) Hibernate
6 15 (2.67%) WinForms
6 15 (2.67%) J2EE
7 14 (2.49%) ASP.NET
7 14 (2.49%) CSS
8 12 (2.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (1.96%) Java EE
10 10 (1.78%) JMS
10 10 (1.78%) SOAP
10 10 (1.78%) Silverlight
11 9 (1.60%) JPA
11 9 (1.60%) Spring Web Flow
11 9 (1.60%) Struts
11 9 (1.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (3.56%) EMC Centera
2 16 (2.85%) Management Information System
2 16 (2.85%) NHS
2 16 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (1.96%) iPad
4 10 (1.78%) Computer Science
4 10 (1.78%) Fixed Income
5 9 (1.60%) Mathematics
6 8 (1.42%) Clustering
7 7 (1.25%) Mobile Payment
7 7 (1.25%) Fat Client
7 7 (1.25%) Blackberry
7 7 (1.25%) Thin Client
8 6 (1.07%) DTV
8 6 (1.07%) N-Tier
8 6 (1.07%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.89%) Derivative
9 5 (0.89%) Freedom of Information
10 4 (0.71%) Chip and PIN
10 4 (0.71%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 127 (22.60%) Windows
2 61 (10.85%) Windows 7
3 43 (7.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (4.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (4.45%) Linux
6 24 (4.27%) Windows XP
7 19 (3.38%) UNIX
8 10 (1.78%) Windows 8
9 7 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.25%) Mac OS X
10 6 (1.07%) Windows 2000
10 6 (1.07%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.89%) Android
12 3 (0.53%) CentOS
12 3 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.53%) Solaris
13 2 (0.36%) VMS
13 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.36%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (28.83%) ITIL
2 68 (12.10%) Project Management
3 51 (9.07%) Incident Management
4 49 (8.72%) Service Management
5 45 (8.01%) Service Delivery
6 42 (7.47%) Scrum
7 35 (6.23%) CRM
8 27 (4.80%) PRINCE2
9 26 (4.63%) Migration
10 25 (4.45%) MVC
11 23 (4.09%) Change Management
12 22 (3.91%) Problem Management
13 21 (3.74%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (3.38%) Supplier Management
14 19 (3.38%) OO
15 18 (3.20%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (3.20%) Unit Testing
15 18 (3.20%) Continuous Improvement
15 18 (3.20%) Capacity Management
16 17 (3.02%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 74 (13.17%) SQL
2 53 (9.43%) Java
3 22 (3.91%) C#
4 21 (3.74%) JavaScript
5 10 (1.78%) VB
5 10 (1.78%) PL/SQL
6 8 (1.42%) PHP
7 7 (1.25%) Perl
7 7 (1.25%) VBScript
7 7 (1.25%) Python
8 5 (0.89%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.71%) ABAP
10 3 (0.53%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.53%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.53%) C++
11 2 (0.36%) C
11 2 (0.36%) VBA
11 2 (0.36%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.36%) R
12 1 (0.18%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 37 (6.58%) Security Cleared
2 34 (6.05%) Degree
3 29 (5.16%) ITIL Certification
4 28 (4.98%) SC Cleared
5 15 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.42%) MCSE
6 8 (1.42%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.25%) ISEB
8 6 (1.07%) MCP
9 5 (0.89%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.89%) PMP
9 5 (0.89%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.53%) GCED
11 3 (0.53%) GCIA
11 3 (0.53%) GCIH
11 3 (0.53%) GIAC
11 3 (0.53%) MCDST
11 3 (0.53%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.34%) SLA
2 17 (3.02%) QA
3 7 (1.25%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.07%) COBIT
5 3 (0.53%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.36%) Basel III
7 1 (0.18%) DO-254
7 1 (0.18%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.18%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 74 (13.17%) Active Directory
2 25 (4.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.31%) vSphere
4 6 (1.07%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.53%) XenApp
6 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.36%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.36%) Varnish
7 1 (0.18%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.18%) Postfix
7 1 (0.18%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 37 (6.58%) SCCM
2 35 (6.23%) NetBackup
3 11 (1.96%) WSUS
3 11 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (1.07%) Backup Exec
5 5 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (0.89%) SCOM
6 4 (0.71%) Puppet
7 3 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.53%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.36%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.36%) AppDNA
8 2 (0.36%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.36%) Ansible
9 1 (0.18%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 83 (14.77%) Microsoft
2 40 (7.12%) Citrix
2 40 (7.12%) VMware
3 39 (6.94%) Symantec
4 35 (6.23%) Oracle
5 29 (5.16%) Cisco
5 29 (5.16%) SAP
6 27 (4.80%) HP
7 21 (3.74%) EMC
8 14 (2.49%) Brocade
9 10 (1.78%) ServiceNow
10 9 (1.60%) McAfee
10 9 (1.60%) NetApp
11 8 (1.42%) CheckPoint
12 7 (1.25%) Telerik
13 6 (1.07%) Business Objects
13 6 (1.07%) Blue Coat
14 5 (0.89%) Lumension
14 5 (0.89%) Sybase
15 4 (0.71%) Sophos
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: to £400 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
The People Network
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £150 - 175 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Rate: quote
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Apeiro Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £43k - 45k per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £340 - £400 per day + Neg.
Posted: 16 days ago
Portsmouth
Jam Recruitment
Rate: £40 - £47 per hour
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Applitracker
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago
London
DP Connect
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £15.00 - £20.00 per hour
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago