The first table below looks at the demand for HNC in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Cheltenham region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank - 11 51
Contract jobs citing HNC 0 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - 8.33% 1.45%
As % of the Qualifications category - 21.43% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate - £387 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +158.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £320 £258
% change year-on-year
-14.06% +24.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.15% -20.83%
Qualifications Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
50 28 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 43.10% 38.89% 81.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 148
Average daily rate £425 £387 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.81% -8.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £310 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £418 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 20
Average hourly rate £40.00 £57.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.82% +58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £57.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £57.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
HNC
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HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

HNC
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

HNC Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

HNC
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

HNC Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham