The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank - 71 -
Contract jobs citing HNC 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.22% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £258 £278
% change year-on-year
+16.16% -6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.79 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+42.49% -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 Cheshire region.

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
193 161 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.68% 17.87% 21.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 69 98
Average daily rate £370 £305 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.31% -16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £401 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 17 11
Average hourly rate £19.00 £31.56 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.78% +14.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £16.17 £17.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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