The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 25 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing HNC 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.01% 1.34% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.45% 7.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £325 £263
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +23.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £48.14 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.02 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +53.93%
HNC
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
58 40 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 29.15% 17.86% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 25 11
Average daily rate £400 £320 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £214 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £500 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 9
Average hourly rate £42.25 £48.14 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.23% +43.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.08 £48.14 £29.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £54.85 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

HNC
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HNC across the Dorset region.

HNC Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

HNC
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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%) Aerospace
1 2 (100.00%) Military
1 2 (100.00%) FMECA
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Human Factors
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
1 2 (100.00%) Def Stans
1 2 (100.00%) HND
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Logistics

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (100.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) FMECA
1 2 (100.00%) Human Factors
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) Def Stans