The first table below looks at the demand for HNC in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Coventry region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank - - 33
Contract jobs citing HNC 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry - - 0.78%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £320 £258
% change year-on-year
-14.06% +24.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £24.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.12% -18.33%
Qualifications Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
45 30 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 13.93% 13.27% 17.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 19
Average daily rate £395 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £100 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 9
Average hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £14.40 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £25.60 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
HNC
West Midlands

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HNC across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

HNC
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

HNC Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

HNC
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) WinCC
2 1 (50.00%) HND
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Siemens
2 1 (50.00%) CAD
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (50.00%) Simulink
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) RNC

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WinCC
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) RNC
General
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) RAN Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CAD
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Siemens
1 1 (50.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks