The table below looks at the statistics for HND 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 HND over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 134 120 131
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Contract jobs citing HND 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.035% 0.083% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.46% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £350 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +59.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £238
% change year-on-year
- +26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -30.00%
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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
528 438 551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.45% 18.27% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 202 284
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £125 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 44 70
Average hourly rate £19.50 £15.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.80% -39.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £9.63 £11.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -20.00%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

HND
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 HND across the East of England region.

HND Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

HND
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 HND across the East of England region.

HND Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

HND
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 November 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk - 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Norfolk - - - - 1
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing HND 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 HND.

1 7 (63.64%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) EDMS
3 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
3 4 (36.36%) Document Management
4 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (27.27%) Electronics
4 3 (27.27%) HNC
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) C
5 2 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) C++
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) VB
5 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance
5 2 (18.18%) Network Management
5 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
5 2 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (18.18%) Cyber Security
5 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
5 2 (18.18%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing HND 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 HND. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (9.09%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Electronics
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Law
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Project Manager
2 4 (36.36%) ICT Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Developer
4 1 (9.09%) CAD Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) CAD Design Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Document Management
3 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance
3 2 (18.18%) Network Management
3 2 (18.18%) Cyber Security
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
4 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Management
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) CAD
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) C++
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) VB
1 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) HNC
3 2 (18.18%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) SolidWorks
1 1 (9.09%) NEC
1 1 (9.09%) SAP