The first table below looks at the demand for HNC in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire 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 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 Cheshire 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing HNC 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.58 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+9.11% -41.75%
Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
170 158 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.17% 20.60% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 53 66
Average daily rate £310 £320 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £233 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £432 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 10
Average hourly rate £16.84 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.88% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.84 £16.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £43.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
HNC
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HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

HNC
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

HNC Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

HNC
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

HNC Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

HNC
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Progress
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Minitab

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) HND
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Progress
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Minitab
Warrington
Computer Futures
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Posted: 21 days ago