The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 25 August 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 127 139 150
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +11
Contract jobs citing HNC 3 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.12% 0.19% 0.095%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.60% 1.09% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £420 £550 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% +62.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £225 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £550 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.98% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £35.75 £16.63
% change year-on-year
-59.44% +115.03%
HNC
England

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

Qualifications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
501 548 585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 19.72% 17.46% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 284 293
Median daily rate £350 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £522 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £351
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 65 36
Median hourly rate £20.83 £21.53 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £12.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.64 £41.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing HNC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

HNC
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

HNC Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

HNC
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

HNC Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

HNC
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +21 2 £420 -23.63% 1
Bedfordshire -1 1 - -
HNC
England

HNC
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HNC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for HNC.

1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) HND
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) LTE
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (33.33%) 3G
2 1 (33.33%) FrameMaker
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) 2G
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) FrameMaker
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) 2G
1 1 (33.33%) 3G
1 1 (33.33%) LTE
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Author
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Author
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) HND
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001