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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 65 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HNC 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.64% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.62% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+16.17% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.81 £33.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-28.92% +97.05%
HNC
North West

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
138 145 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.67% 14.81% 21.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 76 76
Median daily rate £415 £420 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.19% +35.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £316 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £640 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 17
Median hourly rate £14.86 £16.16 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% -4.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.00% +31.57%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing HNC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 5 - -
HNC
North West

HNC
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HNC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for HNC.

1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (60.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (60.00%) Security Operations
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) HND
3 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (60.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) PMI
4 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Information Security
4 2 (40.00%) CESG
4 2 (40.00%) SIEM
5 1 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (20.00%) SANS
5 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (20.00%) IT Security Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Project Leader
1 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) CESG
1 2 (40.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (60.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 3 (60.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 2 (40.00%) SIEM
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) HND
3 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (20.00%) SANS
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001