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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 127 130 134
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing HND 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.12% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.70% 0.77% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £525 £525 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £288
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +39.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.75 £22.38
% change year-on-year
-11.94% +77.65%
HND
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
430 519 510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.10% 18.87% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 250 256
Median daily rate £380 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £222 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 61 43
Median hourly rate £42.65 £22.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.53% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.74 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing HND as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HND across the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

HND Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 May 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 +7 2 £563 +7.14% 1
Essex - 1 £185 -
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HND 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 HND.

1 10 (71.43%) HNC
2 8 (57.14%) Project Management
3 7 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (35.71%) Performance Management
5 5 (35.71%) Degree
5 5 (35.71%) C
5 5 (35.71%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) Electronics
6 3 (21.43%) Multithreading
6 3 (21.43%) Software Architecture
6 3 (21.43%) IEC 61508
6 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 3 (21.43%) Validation
6 3 (21.43%) C#
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) .NET
6 3 (21.43%) SOA
6 3 (21.43%) Firmware
7 2 (14.29%) EMC
7 2 (14.29%) Windows
7 2 (14.29%) VHDL
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) DO-254
7 2 (14.29%) Schematic Capture
7 2 (14.29%) Stress Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) JTAG

HND
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:

Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 5 (35.71%) IT Manager
2 5 (35.71%) IT Project Manager
3 4 (28.57%) Applications Manager
3 4 (28.57%) Applications Project Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Design Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Electronics Design Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Electronics Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Firmware Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (14.29%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Project Management
2 7 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (35.71%) Performance Management
4 3 (21.43%) Multithreading
4 3 (21.43%) SOA
4 3 (21.43%) Software Architecture
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 3 (21.43%) Validation
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Schematic Capture
5 2 (14.29%) Stress Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C
2 3 (21.43%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) HNC
2 7 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (35.71%) Degree
4 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) IEC 61508
2 2 (14.29%) DO-254
2 2 (14.29%) JTAG
3 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) EMC
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft