The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Edinburgh region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing HNC 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £320 £258
% change year-on-year
-17.96% +24.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.81 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-25.27% -25.00%
Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
124 75 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.83% 9.54% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 42 47
Average daily rate £313 £320 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £172 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 10
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £26.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 - £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 - £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
HNC
Scotland

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HNC across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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