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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Team Lead
Rank 373 338 257
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -81
Contract jobs requiring a Team Leader 240 248 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.48% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.52% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 151 164
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£400 £375 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £140 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 27
Average hourly rate £22.85 £24.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.79% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £15.75 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.50 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.85 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-4.79% +6.66%

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
49598 47956 42731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.38% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30070 28704 24525
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1954 2000 2187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -23 224 £400 +6.66% 205
London -29 71 £425 -9.57% 66
South East -4 61 £410 +29.13% 45
East Midlands -5 25 £160 +14.28% 14
South West -1 22 £313 -10.71% 17
Berkshire +8 21 £368 -38.75% 12
City of London +1 16 £494 +10.50% 21
West Midlands -5 15 £400 +6.66% 15
North West -19 15 £400 +50.23% 19
Leicestershire +12 13 £150 -33.33% 3
Derbyshire 0 12 £400 +185.71% 2
Surrey +12 11 £425 +22.30% 7
East of England +4 10 £265 -5.77% 10
Kegworth - 10 £150 -
Staffordshire -3 9 £400 +6.66% 1
South Wales +6 8 £375 -
Wales +1 8 £375 -
Gloucestershire -11 8 £473 +52.41% 6
East Sussex - 8 £410 - 1
Derby - 8 £400 - 2
Scotland -7 7 £400 +33.33% 4
Manchester -15 7 £450 +80.00% 14
Leatherhead - 7 £450 -
Reading +5 6 £340 - 6
Bristol -2 6 £170 -64.21% 1
Hertfordshire +4 5 £125 -51.45% 5
Somerset +2 5 £425 +21.42% 3
North East +2 5 £300 +6.66% 5
Cheshire -2 5 £400 +6.66% 4
Hampshire -13 5 £425 +54.54% 5

Team Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 123 (25.20%) ITIL
2 113 (23.16%) Windows
3 98 (20.08%) Microsoft
3 98 (20.08%) Finance
4 78 (15.98%) SQL
5 67 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (12.50%) .NET
7 57 (11.68%) SLA
7 57 (11.68%) Project Management
8 56 (11.48%) Active Directory
9 52 (10.66%) SQL Server
10 51 (10.45%) MS Excel
11 46 (9.43%) MS Office
11 46 (9.43%) Service Delivery
12 43 (8.81%) VMware
12 43 (8.81%) Security Cleared
13 42 (8.61%) Windows 7
13 42 (8.61%) C#
14 41 (8.40%) Java
15 37 (7.58%) Oracle
16 33 (6.76%) Mentoring
17 32 (6.56%) SC Cleared
17 32 (6.56%) Linux
18 31 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
19 30 (6.15%) Line Management
20 29 (5.94%) Service Management
21 28 (5.74%) Scrum
22 27 (5.53%) User Acceptance Testing
23 26 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
23 26 (5.33%) Business Intelligence

Team Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 24 (4.92%) MS Exchange
2 23 (4.71%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.66%) Lync
4 10 (2.05%) WebLogic
5 8 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (1.43%) IIS
6 7 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (1.23%) Oracle Service Bus
8 5 (1.02%) CMS
8 5 (1.02%) Apache
9 4 (0.82%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.82%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.82%) Confluence
9 4 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.61%) Node.js
10 3 (0.61%) nginx
11 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 51 (10.45%) MS Excel
2 46 (9.43%) MS Office
3 5 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.84%) Oracle Payables
2 8 (1.64%) Oracle Financials
2 8 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.43%) Documaker
4 3 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.20%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.20%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.20%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.61%) SaaS
4 2 (0.41%) Heroku
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.20%) Route 53
5 1 (0.20%) GitHub
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.20%) ElastiCache
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.20%) PaaS
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.48%) Firewall
2 14 (2.87%) VPN
3 12 (2.46%) SSL
3 12 (2.46%) WAN
4 11 (2.25%) LAN
4 11 (2.25%) SAN
4 11 (2.25%) TCP/IP
5 10 (2.05%) Wireless
5 10 (2.05%) DNS
6 6 (1.23%) DHCP
7 5 (1.02%) HTTP
7 5 (1.02%) HTTPS
7 5 (1.02%) VoIP
7 5 (1.02%) MPLS
8 4 (0.82%) Network Security
9 3 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (0.61%) OSPF
9 3 (0.61%) BGP
9 3 (0.61%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (10.66%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (2.46%) QlikView
4 11 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (2.25%) Snowflake Schema
4 11 (2.25%) Hadoop
5 9 (1.84%) MySQL
6 8 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.64%) Star Schema
7 6 (1.23%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.23%) Oracle ODI
7 6 (1.23%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.02%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.02%) Redis
8 5 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.61%) OLTP
9 3 (0.61%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.41%) Riak
Development Applications
1 11 (2.25%) JIRA
2 9 (1.84%) Git (software)
2 9 (1.84%) Visual Studio
3 8 (1.64%) Rational Rhapsody
4 7 (1.43%) Subversion
4 7 (1.43%) Selenium
5 6 (1.23%) Maven
6 5 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.02%) JUnit
6 5 (1.02%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.02%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.61%) Gradle
8 2 (0.41%) RSpec
8 2 (0.41%) Gerrit
8 2 (0.41%) MSI
8 2 (0.41%) Xcode
8 2 (0.41%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.20%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.20%) NUnit
General
1 98 (20.08%) Finance
2 17 (3.48%) Banking
3 16 (3.28%) Retail
4 15 (3.07%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.05%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.84%) Billing
7 6 (1.23%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.02%) Marketing
9 4 (0.82%) Legal
9 4 (0.82%) Electronics
10 3 (0.61%) Front Office
10 3 (0.61%) Back Office
10 3 (0.61%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.61%) Publishing
10 3 (0.61%) Games
10 3 (0.61%) Local Government
10 3 (0.61%) German Language
11 2 (0.41%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.41%) Law
12 1 (0.20%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (12.50%) .NET
2 21 (4.30%) Middleware
3 20 (4.10%) HTML
4 17 (3.48%) Web Services
5 16 (3.28%) ASP.NET
5 16 (3.28%) .NET Framework
6 15 (3.07%) jQuery
7 12 (2.46%) CSS
7 12 (2.46%) XML
8 10 (2.05%) Oracle Fusion
9 8 (1.64%) WCF
9 8 (1.64%) J2EE
10 7 (1.43%) JMS
10 7 (1.43%) WinForms
10 7 (1.43%) AngularJS
11 6 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (1.23%) WebCenter
11 6 (1.23%) HTML5
11 6 (1.23%) REST
11 6 (1.23%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 31 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.48%) Open Source
3 11 (2.25%) Computer Science
3 11 (2.25%) NHS
4 9 (1.84%) N-Tier
4 9 (1.84%) Management Information System
4 9 (1.84%) Visualisation
5 7 (1.43%) Social Media
5 7 (1.43%) Fixed Income
6 6 (1.23%) Clustering
6 6 (1.23%) User Experience
7 4 (0.82%) Blackberry
7 4 (0.82%) SWIFT
7 4 (0.82%) Mathematics
7 4 (0.82%) FMCG
8 3 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.61%) EqualLogic
8 3 (0.61%) DTV
8 3 (0.61%) Replication
8 3 (0.61%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 113 (23.16%) Windows
2 42 (8.61%) Windows 7
3 32 (6.56%) Linux
4 26 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (4.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (3.48%) Windows 8
6 17 (3.48%) Windows XP
7 12 (2.46%) UNIX
8 11 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.02%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.82%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.61%) AIX
12 2 (0.41%) HPUX
12 2 (0.41%) Solaris
12 2 (0.41%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.41%) Android
13 1 (0.20%) CentOS
13 1 (0.20%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (25.20%) ITIL
2 67 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (11.68%) Project Management
4 46 (9.43%) Service Delivery
5 33 (6.76%) Mentoring
6 30 (6.15%) Line Management
7 29 (5.94%) Service Management
8 28 (5.74%) Scrum
9 27 (5.53%) User Acceptance Testing
10 26 (5.33%) Capacity Planning
10 26 (5.33%) Analytics
10 26 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (4.92%) Migration
11 24 (4.92%) Coaching
12 20 (4.10%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (3.89%) Performance Analysis
14 18 (3.69%) Incident Management
15 17 (3.48%) Problem Management
16 16 (3.28%) ETL
16 16 (3.28%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 78 (15.98%) SQL
2 42 (8.61%) C#
3 41 (8.40%) Java
4 20 (4.10%) JavaScript
5 13 (2.66%) PL/SQL
6 12 (2.46%) C++
6 12 (2.46%) Python
7 10 (2.05%) Bash Shell
7 10 (2.05%) VB.NET
8 9 (1.84%) Ruby
9 8 (1.64%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.43%) VB
10 7 (1.43%) C
10 7 (1.43%) PHP
10 7 (1.43%) R
11 6 (1.23%) MATLAB
12 5 (1.02%) Perl
13 4 (0.82%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.41%) RPG
14 2 (0.41%) Golang
Qualifications
1 43 (8.81%) Security Cleared
2 32 (6.56%) SC Cleared
3 25 (5.12%) Degree
4 24 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
5 15 (3.07%) DV Cleared
6 13 (2.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (1.84%) MCSE
8 8 (1.64%) ISTQB
9 7 (1.43%) MCP
9 7 (1.43%) ISEB
10 5 (1.02%) CCNP
10 5 (1.02%) A+ Certification
10 5 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.82%) CISM
11 4 (0.82%) CISSP
11 4 (0.82%) CCNA
12 3 (0.61%) CCIE
12 3 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (11.68%) SLA
2 20 (4.10%) QA
3 6 (1.23%) COBIT
4 5 (1.02%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.61%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.20%) BS15000
6 1 (0.20%) WAI
6 1 (0.20%) EMIR
System Software
1 56 (11.48%) Active Directory
2 24 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.07%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (1.23%) XenApp
6 5 (1.02%) Firmware
6 5 (1.02%) Terminal Services
6 5 (1.02%) vSphere
7 4 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.61%) ProxySG
8 3 (0.61%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.61%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.41%) Docker
9 2 (0.41%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.20%) Xen
10 1 (0.20%) NFS
10 1 (0.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.20%) Veritas File System
10 1 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.20%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 14 (2.87%) SCCM
2 9 (1.84%) Puppet
3 8 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (1.43%) Backup Exec
4 7 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.23%) SCOM
5 6 (1.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.61%) Salt
8 2 (0.41%) EdgeSight
8 2 (0.41%) Ansible
8 2 (0.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.41%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.20%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.20%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.20%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.20%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.20%) OVSD
9 1 (0.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 98 (20.08%) Microsoft
2 43 (8.81%) VMware
3 37 (7.58%) Oracle
4 19 (3.89%) SAP
5 18 (3.69%) Cisco
6 17 (3.48%) Citrix
7 11 (2.25%) HP
7 11 (2.25%) Tableau
8 9 (1.84%) Juniper
9 8 (1.64%) CheckPoint
9 8 (1.64%) Lumension
9 8 (1.64%) Remedy
9 8 (1.64%) McAfee
9 8 (1.64%) Sophos
10 7 (1.43%) F5
11 6 (1.23%) Blue Coat
11 6 (1.23%) Dell
12 5 (1.02%) Avaya
12 5 (1.02%) IBM
13 4 (0.82%) Siebel
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Rate: Contract Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £375 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £230 - £235 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
People Source
Rate: £420 - £520 per day + Extensions / Flexibility
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Thebes IT
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Orgtel
Rate: £16 - £17 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Rate: £430 - £487 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £465.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago