The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HND over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 72 92 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Contract jobs citing HND 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.48% 0.059% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.52% 0.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £255 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £294
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +15.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £37.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-32.88% +106.94%
HND
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
142 188 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.71% 11.12% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 89 50
Median daily rate £353 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.86% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Median hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £14.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -0.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

HND
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

HND Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

HND
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HND across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

HND Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

HND
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HND across the Edinburgh region.

HND Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for HND.

1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) HNC
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Flash
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (20.00%) Apple
2 1 (20.00%) AutoCAD
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle

HND
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Drupal
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) AutoCAD
1 1 (20.00%) Edge Animate
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Interactive Developer
1 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Product Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Test Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Django
1 1 (20.00%) Flash
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) e-Learning
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
1 1 (20.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) QMS
2 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Distribution
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) HNC
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (20.00%) QA
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe
1 1 (20.00%) Apple
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle