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 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Higher National Diploma (HND)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 98 118 112
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -6
Contract jobs citing HND 9 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.46% 0.12% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.71% 0.48% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Median daily rate £169 £215 £253
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.51% -14.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £179 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £251 £344
UK excluding London median daily rate £174 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-46.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £14.99 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+80.12% -31.86%

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
526 626 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.14% 25.43% 26.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 311 286
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 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 41 19
Median hourly rate £14.25 £39.00 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.46% +40.13%
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%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HND across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

HND Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 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 +11 7 £169 -21.51%
Maidenhead - 1 - -
HND
South East

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 17 (89.47%) Telecoms
2 12 (63.16%) Degree
3 11 (57.89%) MS Office
4 8 (42.11%) Oracle
4 8 (42.11%) Finance
5 7 (36.84%) Workflow
5 7 (36.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (36.84%) Data Entry
5 7 (36.84%) Radio Access Network
5 7 (36.84%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (36.84%) HNC
5 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
5 7 (36.84%) SAP
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
6 6 (31.58%) 3G
6 6 (31.58%) 4G
6 6 (31.58%) 2G
7 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (21.05%) Cramer
7 4 (21.05%) Electronics
7 4 (21.05%) Mapinfo
8 3 (15.79%) LTE
9 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
9 2 (10.53%) CCNP
9 2 (10.53%) CCNA
9 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (10.53%) Unix
9 2 (10.53%) Perl
10 1 (5.26%) PHP
10 1 (5.26%) SQL

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (57.89%) MS Office
2 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
2 7 (36.84%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (31.58%) 2G
2 6 (31.58%) 3G
2 6 (31.58%) 4G
3 3 (15.79%) LTE
4 1 (5.26%) HTTP
4 1 (5.26%) Internet
4 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
General
1 17 (89.47%) Telecoms
2 8 (42.11%) Finance
3 4 (21.05%) Electronics
4 1 (5.26%) Back Office
4 1 (5.26%) Legal
4 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.26%) Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Administrator
2 5 (26.32%) RAN Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Design Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Telecoms Assistant
3 4 (21.05%) Telecoms Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Project Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Junior
6 1 (5.26%) 3G Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) 4G Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) LTE Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) OSS Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Strategy Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) XHTML
1 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Cybersecurity
1 7 (36.84%) Data Entry
1 7 (36.84%) Workflow
2 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) Change Control
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) High Availability
4 1 (5.26%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Perl
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) PHP
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Degree
2 7 (36.84%) HNC
3 2 (10.53%) CCNA
3 2 (10.53%) CCNP
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) GMP
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (5.26%) OpenView
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) SAP
3 4 (21.05%) Cramer
3 4 (21.05%) Mapinfo
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) SevOne