The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 166 157 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing HNC 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.031% 0.12% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £395 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £319 £328 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.67% +9.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £37.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-54.66% +66.66%
HNC
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
473 525 876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.86% 15.23% 15.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 392 661
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 13
Median hourly rate £18.10 £19.10 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.23% +41.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.16 £17.50 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £27.10 £17.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +57.14%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

HNC
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

HNC Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

HNC
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

HNC Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

HNC
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 City of London region with a requirement for HNC.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Software Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Desktop

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix