The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 84 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HND 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.32% - 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.94% - 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £280
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £9.50 £11.55
% change year-on-year
+126.31% -17.74%
Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
136 97 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.76% 9.64% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 48 29
Average daily rate £350 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £265 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £413 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £32.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
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HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HND across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 8 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing HND also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HND.

1 4 (100.00%) HNC
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
1 4 (100.00%) Retail Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing HND also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HND. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
1 4 (100.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Tester
1 4 (100.00%) Junior
1 4 (100.00%) Junior Tester
1 4 (100.00%) UAT Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) HNC
1 4 (100.00%) Degree