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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 126 146 141
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -5
Contract jobs citing HND 3 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.12% 0.10% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.71% 0.56% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £420 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.19% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £22.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.44 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+27.55% +27.62%
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
422 537 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.80% 17.97% 16.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 291 269
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £245 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 68 31
Median hourly rate £27.60 £20.22 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.51% -46.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.90 £49.55 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +12.50%

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
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 30 June 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 +14 2 £420 +1.81%
Essex - 1 - -
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 6 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (44.44%) HNC
3 4 (44.44%) C
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) SOA
4 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 3 (33.33%) Software Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) CCNP
6 1 (11.11%) CCNA
6 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
6 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 1 (11.11%) IIS
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ICT Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 5 (55.56%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 3 (33.33%) SOA
3 3 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Database Tuning
5 1 (11.11%) High Availability
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 1 (11.11%) Planning and Forecasting
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
5 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
1 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (44.44%) HNC
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) MCP
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Altiris
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) VMware