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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Team Lead
Rank 385 287 277
Rank change year-on-year
-98 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Team Leader 234 333 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.62% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.67% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 178 198
Average daily rate
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£374 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £245 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £572 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 21
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 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.15 £44.48 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.38 £17.30 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.79% -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
51961 49585 53705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.02% 92.76% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 31503 29488 30138
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 £235
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 2007 2141 2629
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 £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 2 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 2 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 2 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 -95 212 £368 -8.12% 208
London -76 78 £438 -2.77% 60
South East -15 41 £363 -9.37% 40
City of London +17 32 £475 +2.70% 23
North West +4 21 £350 -3.44% 27
South West -25 18 £320 -5.88% 22
West Midlands -8 17 £350 -5.40% 13
East of England -17 14 £425 +6.25% 14
Manchester +8 11 £350 +16.66% 17
Berkshire +5 10 £275 -35.29% 11
Hampshire -13 10 £425 +6.25% 12
Buckinghamshire -2 9 £350 +3.70% 1
Yorkshire -9 9 £310 -4.61% 16
Gloucestershire -12 9 £275 - 2
Milton Keynes 0 8 £350 -6.66%
Surrey -7 8 £550 +37.50% 6
Birmingham +6 7 £250 -9.09% 1
West Yorkshire -8 7 £345 +6.15% 7
Scotland -10 7 £413 +175.00% 9
South Wales -5 6 £400 -4.76% 3
Wales -9 6 £400 -4.76% 7
Cardiff -2 5 £475 +13.09% 2
Leeds -2 5 - - 3
Cambridgeshire -4 5 £358 -24.73% 5
Lancashire -9 5 £300 - 5
East Midlands -17 5 £600 +328.57% 10
Cheltenham - 5 £263 - 1
Reading +6 4 £600 +50.00% 6
Oxfordshire -1 4 - - 5
Southampton -4 4 - - 3

Team Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 121 (22.79%) Windows
2 112 (21.09%) ITIL
3 97 (18.27%) Finance
4 90 (16.95%) Microsoft
5 79 (14.88%) SQL
6 59 (11.11%) .NET
6 59 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 57 (10.73%) Active Directory
7 57 (10.73%) MS Excel
8 55 (10.36%) Oracle
9 53 (9.98%) Windows 7
10 52 (9.79%) Security Cleared
11 47 (8.85%) Java
12 45 (8.47%) MS Office
13 44 (8.29%) Banking
14 43 (8.10%) Scrum
14 43 (8.10%) Mentoring
15 42 (7.91%) SC Cleared
15 42 (7.91%) Citrix
16 41 (7.72%) Project Management
16 41 (7.72%) Degree
17 38 (7.16%) C#
18 37 (6.97%) Agile Software Development
19 35 (6.59%) Migration
19 35 (6.59%) MVC
20 33 (6.21%) Linux
21 32 (6.03%) CRM
22 29 (5.46%) Cisco
22 29 (5.46%) HTML
22 29 (5.46%) Service Delivery

Team Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 17 (3.20%) MS Exchange
2 12 (2.26%) IIS
3 9 (1.69%) WebLogic
4 8 (1.51%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.13%) Apache
7 5 (0.94%) SAS
7 5 (0.94%) WorkSite
7 5 (0.94%) nginx
8 4 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (0.75%) Apache ServiceMix
8 4 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (0.75%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.56%) NetWeaver
9 3 (0.56%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.38%) Node.js
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.19%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 57 (10.73%) MS Excel
2 45 (8.47%) 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
4 1 (0.19%) Office 365
4 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.52%) SAN
1 24 (4.52%) Firewall
2 19 (3.58%) WAN
3 17 (3.20%) LAN
3 17 (3.20%) VPN
4 11 (2.07%) SSL
4 11 (2.07%) MPLS
5 8 (1.51%) BIG-IP
5 8 (1.51%) Cisco PIX
6 7 (1.32%) BGP
6 7 (1.32%) EIGRP
6 7 (1.32%) DNS
6 7 (1.32%) DHCP
7 6 (1.13%) VLAN
8 5 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (0.94%) HTTP
8 5 (0.94%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.94%) DSL
8 5 (0.94%) Wireless
9 4 (0.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (3.20%) Oracle Database
4 11 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (1.51%) SQL Server 2000
6 7 (1.32%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (0.75%) MySQL
8 4 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (0.75%) DTS
8 4 (0.75%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.75%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.75%) Redis
9 3 (0.56%) SAP Data Services
9 3 (0.56%) IBM InfoSphere
9 3 (0.56%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 20 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (3.20%) Maven
3 14 (2.64%) JUnit
4 13 (2.45%) Ant
4 13 (2.45%) 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 (1.51%) 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 97 (18.27%) Finance
2 44 (8.29%) Banking
3 17 (3.20%) Investment Banking
4 15 (2.82%) Back Office
5 13 (2.45%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.07%) Retail
7 10 (1.88%) Marketing
8 9 (1.69%) Legal
9 8 (1.51%) Law
10 7 (1.32%) Advertising
10 7 (1.32%) Front Office
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%) Automotive
13 3 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (11.11%) .NET
2 29 (5.46%) HTML
3 24 (4.52%) Web Services
3 24 (4.52%) Spring
4 21 (3.95%) XML
5 19 (3.58%) CSS
6 18 (3.39%) Hibernate
6 18 (3.39%) jQuery
7 17 (3.20%) Java EE
8 16 (3.01%) ASP.NET
8 16 (3.01%) .NET Framework
9 14 (2.64%) JPA
9 14 (2.64%) J2EE
10 12 (2.26%) SOAP
11 11 (2.07%) Middleware
11 11 (2.07%) JMS
11 11 (2.07%) HTML5
12 10 (1.88%) WCF
12 10 (1.88%) Spring Web Flow
12 10 (1.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (3.20%) EMC Centera
3 15 (2.82%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.26%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.26%) Blackberry
5 10 (1.88%) Fixed Income
5 10 (1.88%) N-Tier
5 10 (1.88%) Mathematics
5 10 (1.88%) iPad
6 9 (1.69%) Open Source
7 8 (1.51%) NHS
8 7 (1.32%) Chip and PIN
8 7 (1.32%) Mobile Payment
8 7 (1.32%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.94%) Fat Client
9 5 (0.94%) Thin Client
9 5 (0.94%) DTV
10 4 (0.75%) W3C
11 3 (0.56%) CMDB
11 3 (0.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 121 (22.79%) Windows
2 53 (9.98%) Windows 7
3 33 (6.21%) Linux
4 24 (4.52%) 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 6 (1.13%) Solaris
9 6 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.94%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.75%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.56%) Android
13 2 (0.38%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.38%) HPUX
13 2 (0.38%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (21.09%) ITIL
2 43 (8.10%) Scrum
2 43 (8.10%) Mentoring
3 41 (7.72%) Project Management
4 37 (6.97%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (6.59%) Migration
5 35 (6.59%) MVC
6 32 (6.03%) CRM
7 29 (5.46%) Service Delivery
8 28 (5.27%) Incident Management
9 26 (4.90%) Change Management
10 25 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (4.52%) Line Management
12 23 (4.33%) Service Management
13 22 (4.14%) Problem Management
14 19 (3.58%) Test Scripting
14 19 (3.58%) UML
15 17 (3.20%) TDD
15 17 (3.20%) BDD
16 16 (3.01%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (14.88%) SQL
2 47 (8.85%) Java
3 38 (7.16%) C#
4 20 (3.77%) JavaScript
5 13 (2.45%) Python
6 11 (2.07%) PL/SQL
6 11 (2.07%) T-SQL
7 10 (1.88%) C
8 8 (1.51%) PHP
8 8 (1.51%) C++
8 8 (1.51%) VB.NET
8 8 (1.51%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.32%) VB
10 6 (1.13%) VBScript
10 6 (1.13%) Perl
11 4 (0.75%) VB6
12 2 (0.38%) Ruby
12 2 (0.38%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 2 (0.38%) ABAP
12 2 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 52 (9.79%) Security Cleared
2 42 (7.91%) SC Cleared
3 41 (7.72%) Degree
4 18 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
5 16 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (2.82%) ISEB
7 14 (2.64%) MCSE
8 13 (2.45%) ISTQB
9 10 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (1.88%) CCNP
10 7 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (1.13%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.94%) MCP
13 4 (0.75%) LPIC
14 3 (0.56%) CISSP
14 3 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
15 2 (0.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 2 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 2 (0.38%) CCA
15 2 (0.38%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.27%) SLA
2 16 (3.01%) QA
3 6 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.94%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.75%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.38%) COBIT
7 1 (0.19%) BS15000
7 1 (0.19%) CDISC
7 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.19%) GPG13
System Software
1 57 (10.73%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.32%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.94%) ProxySG
4 5 (0.94%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.75%) XenApp
6 3 (0.56%) Xen
6 3 (0.56%) NLBS
7 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.38%) MetaFrame
7 2 (0.38%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
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
8 1 (0.19%) Squid
Systems Management
1 25 (4.71%) SCCM
2 22 (4.14%) NetBackup
3 6 (1.13%) OpenView
4 4 (0.75%) OVSD
4 4 (0.75%) WSUS
5 3 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.56%) Puppet
5 3 (0.56%) WMI
5 3 (0.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.38%) SCOM
7 1 (0.19%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Management
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
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 90 (16.95%) Microsoft
2 55 (10.36%) Oracle
3 42 (7.91%) Citrix
4 29 (5.46%) Cisco
5 28 (5.27%) VMware
6 25 (4.71%) SAP
6 25 (4.71%) HP
7 21 (3.95%) EMC
7 21 (3.95%) Symantec
8 14 (2.64%) Juniper
9 13 (2.45%) Business Objects
10 9 (1.69%) Brocade
11 8 (1.51%) NetApp
11 8 (1.51%) CheckPoint
12 7 (1.32%) Blue Coat
12 7 (1.32%) F5
12 7 (1.32%) ServiceNow
13 6 (1.13%) Remedy
13 6 (1.13%) Informatica
13 6 (1.13%) Red Hat
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £330 - £340 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Oxbridge Answers
Rate: Excellent market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Executive Resource Group
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: Up to £385 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
TEKsystems
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Posted: 8 days ago
Reigate
Computer Futures
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Annapurna
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
North West England
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Steria
Rate: From £28,000 to £34,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 26 days ago