The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HND over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 113 110 114
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing HND 12 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.50% 0.29% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.74% 1.41% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £75 £270 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-72.22% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +48.83%
HND
South East

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
690 497 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.98% 20.66% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 213 286
Median daily rate £390 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 33 6
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +7.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.05 £21.55 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.56 £39.00 £26.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £24.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.67% +20.60%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

HND
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

HND Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

HND
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

HND Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

HND
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 HND within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 5 £75 -72.22% 1
Wokingham - 1 - -
HND
South East

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HND 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 HND.

1 10 (71.43%) HNC
1 10 (71.43%) LDAP
1 10 (71.43%) Nokia
1 10 (71.43%) 3G
1 10 (71.43%) SOAP
1 10 (71.43%) INAP
1 10 (71.43%) Change Management
1 10 (71.43%) SIGTRAN
1 10 (71.43%) SPML
1 10 (71.43%) 4G
1 10 (71.43%) High Availability
1 10 (71.43%) Diameter Protocol
2 9 (64.29%) LTE
2 9 (64.29%) MGW
2 9 (64.29%) Integration Testing
3 8 (57.14%) Front Office
3 8 (57.14%) Back Office
3 8 (57.14%) Network Design
3 8 (57.14%) Telecoms
3 8 (57.14%) Project Management
3 8 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (57.14%) Service Delivery
4 4 (28.57%) Degree
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) MS Office
6 2 (14.29%) SAP
6 2 (14.29%) MS Excel

HND
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:

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
1 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) 3G
1 10 (71.43%) 4G
1 10 (71.43%) Diameter Protocol
1 10 (71.43%) INAP
1 10 (71.43%) LDAP
1 10 (71.43%) SIGTRAN
2 9 (64.29%) LTE
2 9 (64.29%) MGW
3 2 (14.29%) Nokia DX200
4 1 (7.14%) BGP
4 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) IPsec
4 1 (7.14%) MPLS
4 1 (7.14%) OSPF
4 1 (7.14%) RSVP
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Power BI
General
1 8 (57.14%) Back Office
1 8 (57.14%) Front Office
1 8 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Billing
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics
3 1 (7.14%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (7.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Mobile Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Operations Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Voice Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Back Office Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) IP Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Project Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) SOAP
1 10 (71.43%) SPML
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Change Management
1 10 (71.43%) High Availability
2 9 (64.29%) Integration Testing
3 8 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (57.14%) Network Design
3 8 (57.14%) Project Management
3 8 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (57.14%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Data Entry
4 2 (14.29%) Workflow
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) ERP
5 1 (7.14%) Logistics
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C#
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) HNC
2 4 (28.57%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) JNCIP
3 1 (7.14%) JNCIS
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Nokia
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper