Period
to 21 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Service Desk Team Leader was £208 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Service Desk Team Lead
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 99 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 - +87
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Team Leader 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.28% 0.066% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.070% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Birmingham median daily rate £208 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £268 - £145
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - £20.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £20.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Contract vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 1,351 1,438 1,501
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.94% 95.11% 95.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 930 1,005 971
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £383 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.58% -3.77% +8.90%
10th Percentile £175 £219 £225
90th Percentile £550 £525 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 42 48
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.11 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.33% -2.71% -5.69%
10th Percentile £10.95 £8.39 £10.50
90th Percentile £38.50 £39.88 £35.98
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.34% +8.02% -11.76%

Service Desk Team Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Service Desk Team Leader in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Service Desk Team Leader in Birmingham

Service Desk Team Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Service Desk Team Leader in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Desk Team Leader in Birmingham

Service Desk Team Leader Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, Service Desk Team Leader contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Service Desk Team Leader in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management

Service Desk Team Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft