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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 72 83 75
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing HNC 1 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.12% 0.56% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.52% 2.57% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 3
Median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +66.66%
HNC
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
194 311 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 23.86% 21.92% 24.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 213 160
Median daily rate £415 £398 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.27% +20.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 18
Median hourly rate £25.00 £44.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.18% +220.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.56%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing HNC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Milton Keynes +5 1 £413 +10.00%
HNC
South East

HNC
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for HNC.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft