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 29 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 160 206 207
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +1
Contract jobs citing HNC 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.030% 0.034% 0.017%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.26% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £355 £350 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.28% -31.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £288
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +21.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.06 £32.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +88.23%
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
558 772 1015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.70% 13.24% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 575 741
Median daily rate £475 £434 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.51% +5.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 17
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £16.43 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £89.00 £47.50 £32.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +20.00%

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 10 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 June 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%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Server
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Implementation Manager
1 1 (100.00%) IT Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) HND
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware