The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 41 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing HNC 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.27% 0.35% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.32% 1.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £235 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.02% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £265 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.10% -18.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.63 £15.79 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.28% -56.13%
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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 Cardiff region.

Qualifications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
76 57 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.65% 19.86% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 36 18
Average daily rate £375 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £505 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

HNC
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

HNC Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

HNC
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Degree

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Broadcast Engineer
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Apple