Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Desktop Support Team Leader was £119 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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.

Desktop Support Team Lead
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 885 882 892
Rank change year-on-year -3 +10 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Team Leader 2 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.009% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.009% 0.003%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
UK median daily rate £119 £160 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.78% -46.67% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £110 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97742 99747 107875
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64508 65028 68632
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2923 3319 4120
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Desktop Support Team Leader
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Desktop Support Team Leader in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support Team Leader in the UK

Desktop Support Team Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Desktop Support Team Leader in the UK

Desktop Support Team Leader
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support Team Leader.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Desktop Support Team Leader in the UK

Desktop Support Team Leader
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support Team Leader within the UK over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +9 2 £119 -25.78% 2
UK excluding London +35 1 £110 - 1
East of England -19 1 £110 -
London -22 1 £128 -20.31% 1

Desktop Support Team Leader Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Desktop Support Team Leader contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Desktop Support Team Leader in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Ticket Management
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

Desktop Support Team Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (50.00%) Ticket Management
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy