The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank - 80 77
Contract jobs citing HNC 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.34% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.80% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
+88.23% +7.66%
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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 Buckinghamshire region.

Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
278 299 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.35% 23.04% 18.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 170 94
Average daily rate £400 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £206 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 12
Average hourly rate £44.00 £15.00 £14.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.33% +0.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.24 £11.10 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £33.40 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

HNC
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

HNC Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

HNC
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

HNC Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing HNC 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 HNC.

1 10 (100.00%) HND
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Project Management
3 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (60.00%) MS Project
3 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (60.00%) APMP
4 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) Logistics
5 4 (40.00%) DV Cleared
5 4 (40.00%) MS Office
5 4 (40.00%) ITIL
5 4 (40.00%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (30.00%) Degree
6 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) Migration
7 2 (20.00%) QA
7 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
7 2 (20.00%) GNVQ
7 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
7 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 1 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (10.00%) Change Control
8 1 (10.00%) DWDM
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing HNC 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 HNC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Project
2 4 (40.00%) MS Office
3 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (10.00%) SDH
2 1 (10.00%) VoIP
2 1 (10.00%) DWDM
2 1 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Project Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Software Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Delivery Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) CCTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Project Management
2 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (50.00%) Logistics
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (10.00%) Change Control
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) HND
2 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (60.00%) APMP
3 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) GNVQ
6 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint