The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 91 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HNC 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.21% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.54% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £115 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £170 £328 £250
% change year-on-year
-48.09% +31.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.12 £27.44 £14.13
% change year-on-year
-8.45% +94.26%
HNC
Scotland

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

Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
118 137 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.36% 9.64% 10.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 74 65
Median daily rate £405 £325 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.61% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £224 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 19
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +102.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

HNC
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

HNC Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

HNC
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for HNC.

1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Apple

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) IT Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Apple