The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank - - 54
Contract jobs citing HNC 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £334 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.83% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 £16.63
% change year-on-year
-58.57% +110.52%
HNC
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
55 94 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.94% 18.32% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 48 41
Median daily rate £400 £318 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.98% -5.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £188 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £353
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 12
Median hourly rate £95.13 £15.77 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+503.20% -24.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.77 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £59.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.71
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +14.18%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

HNC
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

HNC Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

HNC
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

HNC Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge