The first table below looks at the demand for HNC in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 18 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 East Midlands 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 88 85 79
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing HNC 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.43% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.82% 1.02% 0.82%
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 1 2
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.15% -20.83%
Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
248 197 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.38% 15.26% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 85 102
Average daily rate £320 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 40
Average hourly rate £13.63 £14.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.03% -57.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.66 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £27.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
HNC
England

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

HNC
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

HNC Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

HNC
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

HNC Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

HNC
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire -11 3 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - - 3
Derbyshire - - - -
HNC
England

HNC
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 10 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (70.00%) CAD
3 6 (60.00%) AutoCAD
4 5 (50.00%) ISO 9001
4 5 (50.00%) Siemens
4 5 (50.00%) SCADA
4 5 (50.00%) QA
4 5 (50.00%) Allen-Bradley
5 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) MS Office
6 2 (20.00%) HND
6 2 (20.00%) Network Design
6 2 (20.00%) Business Development
6 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (10.00%) Project Management
7 1 (10.00%) Finance
7 1 (10.00%) Validation
7 1 (10.00%) C

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 6 (60.00%) AutoCAD
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Electrical Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) PLC Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Design Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Document Controller
4 1 (10.00%) Project Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) SCADA
2 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) CAD
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (20.00%) Network Design
2 2 (20.00%) Business Development
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 5 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Siemens
1 5 (50.00%) Allen-Bradley
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft