The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HND over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 72 63 47
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -16
Contract jobs citing HND 1 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% 0.80% 0.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.55% 5.11% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Average daily rate
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£330 £450 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +41.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £26.75 £15.58
% change year-on-year
+39.25% +71.69%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Qualifications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
181 137 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 19.34% 15.73% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 92 110
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £282 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 13
Average hourly rate £11.78 £33.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.83% +91.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.11 £20.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HND across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

HND Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

HND
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

HND Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

HND
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing HND also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HND.

1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DO-254
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) HNC
2 1 (50.00%) Aerospace

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Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing HND also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HND. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) DO-254