The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 105 111 114
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing HNC 4 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.24% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.76% 0.96% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 7
Median daily rate £260 £225 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £198 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £243 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £319 £273 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.97% -9.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £46.04
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -13.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
528 626 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.93% 25.40% 26.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 311 280
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 40 18
Median hourly rate £14.25 £39.00 £23.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.46% +64.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £60.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing HNC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

HNC
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HNC across the Berkshire region.

HNC Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

HNC
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HNC across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

HNC Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

HNC
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HNC across the Berkshire region.

HNC Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

HNC
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 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
Reading +9 3 £260 +15.55%
HNC
South East

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HNC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for HNC.

1 7 (87.50%) HND
2 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (37.50%) LTE
4 3 (37.50%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) 4G
5 2 (25.00%) 2G
5 2 (25.00%) 3G
5 2 (25.00%) CCNP
5 2 (25.00%) CCNA
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) Perl
6 1 (12.50%) PHP
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) MySQL
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
6 1 (12.50%) XML
6 1 (12.50%) C
6 1 (12.50%) HTML
6 1 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) Apache
6 1 (12.50%) XHTML
6 1 (12.50%) WAN
6 1 (12.50%) Ethernet

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LTE
1 3 (37.50%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (25.00%) 2G
2 2 (25.00%) 3G
2 2 (25.00%) 4G
3 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
3 1 (12.50%) HTTP
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms Assistant
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3G Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 4G Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) LTE Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) OSS Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) RAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) XHTML
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) HND
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) CCNA
3 2 (25.00%) CCNP
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (12.50%) OpenView
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) Juniper
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) SevOne
1 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds