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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 41 28 40
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Contract jobs citing HNC 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.27% 0.41% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.38% 4.76% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.58 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+9.11% -41.75%
Qualifications Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
42 21 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 11.41% 8.71% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 20
Average daily rate £325 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £288 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 1
Average hourly rate £26.83 £25.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.21% +104.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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 8 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 1 August 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%) CAD
2 1 (50.00%) AutoCAD
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) HND

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (50.00%) AutoCAD
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) CAD Technician
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) CAD
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) HND