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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 41 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HNC 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.54% - 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.88% - 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £256 £278
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -7.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.79 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+42.49% -56.13%
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
41 36 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 11.08% 12.08% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 30 25
Average daily rate £394 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £207 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 2
Average hourly rate £28.50 £25.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.79
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -24.32%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (66.67%) HND
1 2 (66.67%) CAD
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Network Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) LTE
2 1 (33.33%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (33.33%) AutoCAD
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) Mapinfo
2 1 (33.33%) 3G

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) 3G
1 1 (33.33%) LTE
1 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) CAD Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Databuild Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) CAD
2 1 (33.33%) Network Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) HND
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Nokia
1 1 (33.33%) Mapinfo
1 1 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks