The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HND over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 85 - 67
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HND 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.30% - 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.10% - 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £185
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £290 £378
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -23.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £8.60 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.06 £32.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-6.79% +50.00%
HND
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
272 157 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.98% 15.58% 22.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 80 90
Median daily rate £425 £420 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £607
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 11
Median hourly rate £47.50 £16.84 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+182.06% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £14.50 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.75 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing HND as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

HND
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

HND Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

HND
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

HND Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

HND
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 HND within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 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 - 3 - - 1
HND
North West

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HND 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 HND.

1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) HNC
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (25.00%) PMI
3 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity

HND
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 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Project Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) HNC
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft