The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 35 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HNC 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.57% - 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.28% - 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £273 £313 £263
% change year-on-year
-12.80% +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.02 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +53.93%
HNC
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
61 37 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 17.33% 12.98% 13.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 21 21
Average daily rate £315 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £180 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £386 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £16.85 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.71% +34.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Nortel
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) 2G
1 3 (100.00%) Cramer
1 3 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Huawei
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Fault Management
1 3 (100.00%) 4G
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 3 (100.00%) Fault Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (100.00%) Back Office
2 2 (66.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (66.67%) Ericsson
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia
3 1 (33.33%) Siemens
3 1 (33.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (33.33%) WFM
3 1 (33.33%) LTE
3 1 (33.33%) BT

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) 2G
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) 4G
1 3 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (33.33%) LTE
General
1 3 (100.00%) Back Office
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Fault Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Fault Management
2 1 (33.33%) WFM
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Cramer
1 3 (100.00%) Huawei
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Nortel
2 2 (66.67%) Ericsson
2 2 (66.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (33.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (33.33%) BT
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia
3 1 (33.33%) Siemens