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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Team Lead
Rank 395 296 279
Rank change year-on-year
-99 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Team Leader 234 323 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.61% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.66% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 175 195
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £265 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £574 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 20
Average hourly rate £21.63 £21.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £13.50 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £44.48 £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.30 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -13.51%

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
51314 48841 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31055 29011 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1971 2118 2640
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
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 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -99 210 £370 -7.50% 197
London -78 79 £438 - 56
South East -17 41 £356 -10.93% 37
City of London +7 33 £500 +8.10% 22
North West +7 20 £350 +16.66% 21
West Midlands +5 17 £350 -5.40% 15
South West -27 16 £325 -4.41% 23
East of England -21 14 £425 +6.25% 15
Manchester +1 10 £350 +16.66% 15
Buckinghamshire +1 10 £328 -2.96% 2
Hampshire -9 10 £425 +6.25% 11
Berkshire +3 9 £275 -33.33% 9
Milton Keynes +1 9 £328 -12.66% 2
Yorkshire -6 9 £310 -4.61% 15
South Wales -2 8 £400 -4.76% 1
Surrey -9 8 £550 +37.50% 4
Wales -10 8 £400 -4.76% 6
Birmingham +5 7 £250 -9.09% 2
Cardiff +2 7 £475 +13.09% 1
West Yorkshire -7 7 £345 +6.15% 10
Scotland -14 7 £413 +175.00% 9
Gloucestershire -18 7 £275 - 3
Cambridgeshire -2 5 £358 -24.73% 4
Lancashire -4 5 £300 - 1
Leeds -8 5 - - 4
East Midlands -18 5 £600 +328.57% 8
Oxfordshire +2 4 - - 6
Glasgow -7 4 £388 +158.33% 5
Southampton -10 4 - - 2
North East -20 4 £163 - 5

Team Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 120 (22.56%) Windows
2 110 (20.68%) ITIL
3 99 (18.61%) Finance
4 88 (16.54%) Microsoft
5 79 (14.85%) SQL
6 60 (11.28%) SQL Server
7 59 (11.09%) .NET
8 56 (10.53%) Active Directory
8 56 (10.53%) MS Excel
9 55 (10.34%) Oracle
10 54 (10.15%) Windows 7
11 49 (9.21%) Security Cleared
12 47 (8.83%) Java
12 47 (8.83%) Banking
13 45 (8.46%) MS Office
14 42 (7.89%) Degree
15 41 (7.71%) Citrix
15 41 (7.71%) Project Management
16 40 (7.52%) Scrum
16 40 (7.52%) SC Cleared
17 38 (7.14%) C#
18 36 (6.77%) Agile Software Development
19 35 (6.58%) MVC
19 35 (6.58%) Migration
19 35 (6.58%) Linux
20 32 (6.02%) CRM
21 29 (5.45%) VMware
21 29 (5.45%) HTML
21 29 (5.45%) Service Delivery
22 28 (5.26%) Incident Management

Team Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (3.20%) MS Exchange
2 12 (2.26%) IIS
3 9 (1.69%) WebLogic
4 8 (1.50%) Apache
4 8 (1.50%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (1.32%) nginx
6 5 (0.94%) WorkSite
6 5 (0.94%) SAS
7 4 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (0.75%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.75%) Apache ServiceMix
8 3 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.56%) NetWeaver
8 3 (0.56%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.38%) Node.js
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.19%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 56 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 45 (8.46%) MS Office
3 10 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.56%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.75%) Oracle CRM
3 4 (0.75%) Agresso
4 3 (0.56%) SAP SD
4 3 (0.56%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.56%) RMDS
4 3 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.38%) Magento
5 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.38%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.38%) SAP WM
5 2 (0.38%) 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 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.56%) SaaS
2 3 (0.56%) GitHub
3 2 (0.38%) IaaS
3 2 (0.38%) PaaS
3 2 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.19%) Office 365
4 1 (0.19%) Route 53
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.70%) SAN
2 24 (4.51%) Firewall
3 16 (3.01%) VPN
3 16 (3.01%) WAN
4 14 (2.63%) LAN
5 11 (2.07%) SSL
6 10 (1.88%) MPLS
7 8 (1.50%) BIG-IP
8 7 (1.32%) Cisco PIX
8 7 (1.32%) BGP
8 7 (1.32%) EIGRP
8 7 (1.32%) DHCP
8 7 (1.32%) DNS
8 7 (1.32%) TCP/IP
9 6 (1.13%) VLAN
10 5 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (0.94%) HTTP
10 5 (0.94%) DSL
10 5 (0.94%) Wireless
11 4 (0.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (11.28%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (3.20%) Oracle Database
4 12 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (1.50%) SQL Server 2000
7 7 (1.32%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.75%) MySQL
9 4 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (0.75%) DTS
9 4 (0.75%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.75%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.75%) Redis
10 3 (0.56%) SAP Data Services
10 3 (0.56%) IBM InfoSphere
10 3 (0.56%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 20 (3.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (3.20%) Maven
3 14 (2.63%) JUnit
4 13 (2.44%) Ant
4 13 (2.44%) Subversion
5 12 (2.26%) Git (software)
5 12 (2.26%) Jenkins
6 11 (2.07%) Visual Studio
7 10 (1.88%) Apache Ivy
8 9 (1.69%) NUnit
9 8 (1.50%) JIRA
10 6 (1.13%) Selenium
10 6 (1.13%) CruiseControl
10 6 (1.13%) SpecFlow
11 5 (0.94%) Rhino Mocks
12 4 (0.75%) MSBuild
12 4 (0.75%) MSI
13 3 (0.56%) ClearQuest
13 3 (0.56%) Eclipse
14 2 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 99 (18.61%) Finance
2 47 (8.83%) Banking
3 20 (3.76%) Investment Banking
4 16 (3.01%) Back Office
5 14 (2.63%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.26%) Retail
7 11 (2.07%) Legal
8 9 (1.69%) Front Office
8 9 (1.69%) Marketing
9 8 (1.50%) Law
10 6 (1.13%) Advertising
11 5 (0.94%) German Language
12 4 (0.75%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.75%) Local Government
12 4 (0.75%) International Banking
12 4 (0.75%) Publishing
12 4 (0.75%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.56%) Billing
13 3 (0.56%) Automotive
13 3 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (11.09%) .NET
2 29 (5.45%) HTML
3 26 (4.89%) Web Services
4 24 (4.51%) Spring
5 21 (3.95%) XML
6 19 (3.57%) CSS
7 18 (3.38%) Hibernate
7 18 (3.38%) jQuery
8 17 (3.20%) Java EE
9 16 (3.01%) ASP.NET
9 16 (3.01%) .NET Framework
10 14 (2.63%) JPA
10 14 (2.63%) J2EE
11 12 (2.26%) SOAP
11 12 (2.26%) JSON
12 11 (2.07%) Middleware
12 11 (2.07%) JMS
12 11 (2.07%) HTML5
13 10 (1.88%) WCF
13 10 (1.88%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (3.38%) EMC Centera
3 15 (2.82%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.26%) Blackberry
4 12 (2.26%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.07%) iPad
5 11 (2.07%) Open Source
5 11 (2.07%) Fixed Income
6 10 (1.88%) N-Tier
6 10 (1.88%) Mathematics
7 7 (1.32%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.32%) Mobile Payment
7 7 (1.32%) Chip and PIN
7 7 (1.32%) NHS
8 5 (0.94%) Thin Client
8 5 (0.94%) DTV
8 5 (0.94%) Fat Client
9 4 (0.75%) W3C
10 3 (0.56%) Replication
10 3 (0.56%) STB
Operating Systems
1 120 (22.56%) Windows
2 54 (10.15%) Windows 7
3 35 (6.58%) Linux
4 24 (4.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (3.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (3.01%) Windows XP
7 15 (2.82%) UNIX
8 9 (1.69%) Windows 8
9 8 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.13%) Solaris
11 5 (0.94%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.75%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.56%) Android
13 3 (0.56%) CentOS
13 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.38%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.38%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.38%) HPUX
15 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (20.68%) ITIL
2 41 (7.71%) Project Management
3 40 (7.52%) Scrum
4 36 (6.77%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (6.58%) Migration
5 35 (6.58%) MVC
6 32 (6.02%) CRM
7 29 (5.45%) Service Delivery
8 28 (5.26%) Incident Management
9 26 (4.89%) Change Management
10 25 (4.70%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (4.32%) Service Management
12 21 (3.95%) Problem Management
13 19 (3.57%) Test Scripting
13 19 (3.57%) UML
14 18 (3.38%) Configuration Management
15 17 (3.20%) BDD
16 16 (3.01%) Capacity Management
16 16 (3.01%) Unit Testing
16 16 (3.01%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 79 (14.85%) SQL
2 47 (8.83%) Java
3 38 (7.14%) C#
4 20 (3.76%) JavaScript
5 12 (2.26%) T-SQL
5 12 (2.26%) Python
6 11 (2.07%) PL/SQL
7 10 (1.88%) C
7 10 (1.88%) PHP
8 8 (1.50%) Perl
8 8 (1.50%) C++
8 8 (1.50%) VB.NET
8 8 (1.50%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.32%) VB
10 6 (1.13%) VBScript
11 4 (0.75%) VB6
12 3 (0.56%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.38%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 2 (0.38%) Ruby
13 2 (0.38%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 49 (9.21%) Security Cleared
2 42 (7.89%) Degree
3 40 (7.52%) SC Cleared
4 16 (3.01%) ITIL Certification
5 15 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (2.82%) ISEB
6 13 (2.44%) MCSE
6 13 (2.44%) ISTQB
7 8 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.50%) CCNP
8 7 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (1.13%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.75%) MCP
10 4 (0.75%) LPIC
11 3 (0.56%) CISSP
11 3 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.38%) CCA
12 2 (0.38%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.89%) SLA
2 16 (3.01%) QA
3 6 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (1.13%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.75%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.38%) COBIT
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%) GPG13
System Software
1 56 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.32%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.94%) ProxySG
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%) MetaFrame
6 2 (0.38%) Terminal Server
6 2 (0.38%) Varnish
6 2 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.19%) XenServer
7 1 (0.19%) IAG
7 1 (0.19%) Snort
Systems Management
1 25 (4.70%) SCCM
2 22 (4.14%) NetBackup
3 6 (1.13%) OpenView
4 5 (0.94%) Puppet
5 4 (0.75%) OVSD
6 3 (0.56%) WMI
6 3 (0.56%) WSUS
6 3 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (0.56%) Ansible
7 2 (0.38%) Salt
7 2 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.38%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.38%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.38%) SCOM
8 1 (0.19%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.19%) Cacti
8 1 (0.19%) Munin
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 88 (16.54%) Microsoft
2 55 (10.34%) Oracle
3 41 (7.71%) Citrix
4 29 (5.45%) VMware
5 26 (4.89%) HP
5 26 (4.89%) Cisco
6 25 (4.70%) SAP
7 22 (4.14%) EMC
8 21 (3.95%) Symantec
9 13 (2.44%) Business Objects
9 13 (2.44%) Juniper
10 10 (1.88%) Brocade
11 9 (1.69%) NetApp
12 8 (1.50%) CheckPoint
13 7 (1.32%) F5
13 7 (1.32%) ServiceNow
13 7 (1.32%) Blue Coat
14 6 (1.13%) Remedy
14 6 (1.13%) Informatica
14 6 (1.13%) Red Hat
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: Up to £385 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
TEKsystems
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Midlands
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £16.00 - £18.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reigate
Computer Futures
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Annapurna
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
North West England
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Steria
Rate: From £28,000 to £34,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Aberdeen
Computer Futures
Rate: £375 - £425 per day + doe
Posted: 22 days ago