The median contractor rate for a Support Team Leader was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 June 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.

Support Team Lead
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 597 615 629
Rank change year-on-year +18 +14  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Team Leader 5 28 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.052% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.055% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 6
Median daily rate £350 £318 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.23% +5.83%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year +7.69% +3.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44357 51050 53273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28704 33277 33414
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1368 1510 2064
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Support Team Leader
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Support Team Leader in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Support Team Leader in the UK

Support Team Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Team Leader in the UK

Support Team Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Team Leader over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Team Leader in the UK

Support Team Leader
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Team Leader in the UK

Support Team Leader
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Team Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +15 4 £350 +3.70% 3
South West +5 1 £550 +18.72%
Wales -1 1 £350 -
London -1 1 £350 +40.00% 2
Swindon - 1 £550 -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £550 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £350 -
West Midlands - 1 £350 - 1
Cardiff - 1 £350 -
Chesterfield - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £350 -

Support Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 Support Team Leader in the job title.

1 3 (27.27%) VMware
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Office 365
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 2 (18.18%) Line Management
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) DHCP
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) Release Management
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (18.18%) 4G
3 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
3 1 (9.09%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (9.09%) JCAPS
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Statistics
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (9.09%) JCAPS
1 1 (9.09%) SAS
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) 4G
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) EPoS
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) Line Management
1 2 (18.18%) Release Management
1 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Collateral Management
2 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
2 1 (9.09%) ERP
2 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
2 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
2 1 (9.09%) Statistics
2 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
2 1 (9.09%) Ticket Management
2 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (9.09%) HL7
1 1 (9.09%) IFRS
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Apple
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Fiorano
2 1 (9.09%) Freshdesk
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) InterSystems
2 1 (9.09%) MuleSoft
2 1 (9.09%) Murex
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle