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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank - 206 199
Contract jobs citing HNC 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.029% 0.016%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.19% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £278 £328
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -15.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
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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 City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
852 1035 856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.10% 15.23% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 708 607
Average daily rate £420 £420 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% +4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £275 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 36
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £41.53 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HNC across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
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%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop 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%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM