The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HND over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 527 520 518
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing HND 62 57 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.61% 0.61% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 19 17
Average daily rate
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£340 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £207 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £450 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £333 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.25% +20.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 5
Average hourly rate £37.00 £30.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.16 £21.80 £13.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.00 £39.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £26.75 £15.58
% change year-on-year
+40.18% +71.69%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10154 9384 8450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.11% 18.65% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6152 5396 4705
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 485 386 436
Average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £13.36 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.00 £44.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HND across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

HND Jobs Demand Trend in England

HND
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

HND Daily Rate Trend in England

HND
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HND across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

HND Daily Rate Histogram in England

HND
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

HND Hourly Rate Trend in England

HND
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HND across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

HND Hourly Rate Histogram in England

HND
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -13 29 £320 +4.06% 9
East of England +3 10 £375 +11.11% 12
South West -10 10 £371 -12.64% 19
North West -27 5 £420 - 9
London +13 3 £300 - 4
Yorkshire - 3 £105 - 3
West Midlands -3 1 - - 4
East Midlands -7 1 - - 4
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HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 73 (68.87%) Degree
2 41 (38.68%) HNC
3 28 (26.42%) Telecoms
4 27 (25.47%) SQL
5 24 (22.64%) MS Excel
6 23 (21.70%) Windows
7 21 (19.81%) ITIL
7 21 (19.81%) Microsoft
7 21 (19.81%) Project Management
8 20 (18.87%) Linux
9 19 (17.92%) Security Cleared
10 17 (16.04%) C
10 17 (16.04%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (15.09%) UNIX
11 16 (15.09%) Finance
12 15 (14.15%) C#
12 15 (14.15%) Computer Science
13 14 (13.21%) SC Cleared
13 14 (13.21%) CCNP
14 13 (12.26%) CCNA
14 13 (12.26%) Oracle
14 13 (12.26%) PRINCE2
15 12 (11.32%) MS Office
15 12 (11.32%) .NET
16 11 (10.38%) XML
16 11 (10.38%) Management Information System
16 11 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
17 10 (9.43%) SDLC
17 10 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
17 10 (9.43%) Radio Access Network

HND
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.66%) Lync
2 5 (4.72%) CMS
2 5 (4.72%) Immediacy CMS
2 5 (4.72%) IIS
3 4 (3.77%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.77%) SAS
3 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.89%) JBoss
5 1 (0.94%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 24 (22.64%) MS Excel
2 12 (11.32%) MS Office
3 6 (5.66%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.83%) MS Project
5 2 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.94%) InDesign
6 1 (0.94%) Adobe After Effects
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.43%) Wireless
1 10 (9.43%) Radio Access Network
2 9 (8.49%) LTE
2 9 (8.49%) 4G
3 7 (6.60%) 2G
3 7 (6.60%) 3G
4 6 (5.66%) LAN
5 5 (4.72%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.72%) VoIP
6 4 (3.77%) VPN
6 4 (3.77%) DNS
6 4 (3.77%) DHCP
7 3 (2.83%) Ethernet
7 3 (2.83%) WAN
8 2 (1.89%) Network Security
8 2 (1.89%) Internet
8 2 (1.89%) HTTP
9 1 (0.94%) SNMP
9 1 (0.94%) UMTS
9 1 (0.94%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.66%) SQL Server
1 6 (5.66%) MS Access
1 6 (5.66%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.72%) MySQL
2 5 (4.72%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.77%) BusinessObjects XI
3 4 (3.77%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (1.89%) EDRMS
4 2 (1.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (7.55%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.66%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (4.72%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (3.77%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (2.83%) Subversion
6 2 (1.89%) Checkstyle
6 2 (1.89%) Selenium
6 2 (1.89%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.89%) Ant
6 2 (1.89%) JUnit
6 2 (1.89%) QUnit
6 2 (1.89%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.94%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.94%) GCC
7 1 (0.94%) LabVIEW
General
1 28 (26.42%) Telecoms
2 16 (15.09%) Finance
3 6 (5.66%) Electronics
3 6 (5.66%) Military
4 5 (4.72%) Back Office
4 5 (4.72%) Multimedia
5 4 (3.77%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.83%) Legal
6 3 (2.83%) Avionics
7 1 (0.94%) Marketing
7 1 (0.94%) Automotive
7 1 (0.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (15.09%) Analyst
2 13 (12.26%) Network Engineer
3 12 (11.32%) Support Engineer
4 11 (10.38%) Developer
5 9 (8.49%) Project Manager
6 7 (6.60%) Software Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.72%) Web Developer
8 5 (4.72%) Service Analyst
8 5 (4.72%) IP Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Designer
9 4 (3.77%) OSS Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Applications Project Manager
9 4 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) OSS Support Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (3.77%) Design Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Consultant
9 4 (3.77%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.32%) .NET
2 11 (10.38%) XML
3 10 (9.43%) ASP.NET
4 9 (8.49%) HTML
5 8 (7.55%) Web Services
6 7 (6.60%) CSS
7 6 (5.66%) SOAP
7 6 (5.66%) Flash
7 6 (5.66%) WCF
7 6 (5.66%) jQuery
8 5 (4.72%) Entity Framework
8 5 (4.72%) AngularJS
8 5 (4.72%) .NET Framework
8 5 (4.72%) XHTML
9 4 (3.77%) Razor View Engine
9 4 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (1.89%) JBoss Seam
10 2 (1.89%) JPA
10 2 (1.89%) EJB 3.0
10 2 (1.89%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.15%) Computer Science
2 11 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.38%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.72%) Statistics
3 5 (4.72%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (3.77%) PKI
4 4 (3.77%) Ontologies
5 3 (2.83%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.89%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.89%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.89%) PMI
6 2 (1.89%) Economics
7 1 (0.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.94%) W3C
7 1 (0.94%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.94%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.94%) Handset
7 1 (0.94%) Replication
7 1 (0.94%) VHDL
7 1 (0.94%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.70%) Windows
2 20 (18.87%) Linux
3 16 (15.09%) UNIX
4 5 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.77%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.89%) Android
6 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.94%) Solaris
7 1 (0.94%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.94%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.81%) ITIL
1 21 (19.81%) Project Management
2 13 (12.26%) PRINCE2
3 10 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (9.43%) SDLC
4 8 (7.55%) Waterfall
4 8 (7.55%) Web Development
4 8 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (7.55%) MVC
4 8 (7.55%) Software Engineering
5 7 (6.60%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (6.60%) Service Management
6 6 (5.66%) Data Modelling
6 6 (5.66%) Asset Management
6 6 (5.66%) Network Design
6 6 (5.66%) Performance Management
7 5 (4.72%) Requirements Management
7 5 (4.72%) Data Protection
7 5 (4.72%) Information Security
7 5 (4.72%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.47%) SQL
2 17 (16.04%) C
3 15 (14.15%) C#
4 10 (9.43%) Perl
5 7 (6.60%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.66%) Java
6 6 (5.66%) VB.NET
6 6 (5.66%) PL/SQL
7 5 (4.72%) Korn
7 5 (4.72%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.77%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.89%) Python
9 2 (1.89%) C++
10 1 (0.94%) VB
10 1 (0.94%) PHP
10 1 (0.94%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.94%) AWK
10 1 (0.94%) VB6
10 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.94%) sed
Qualifications
1 73 (68.87%) Degree
2 41 (38.68%) HNC
3 19 (17.92%) Security Cleared
4 17 (16.04%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (13.21%) CCNP
5 14 (13.21%) SC Cleared
6 13 (12.26%) CCNA
7 7 (6.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (5.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (4.72%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.89%) Sun Certification
10 2 (1.89%) MAPM
10 2 (1.89%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.89%) CCVP
10 2 (1.89%) OCMJD
11 1 (0.94%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.94%) Chartered Engineer
11 1 (0.94%) NVQ Level 4
11 1 (0.94%) CCDP
11 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.66%) SLA
2 5 (4.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (3.77%) QA
4 3 (2.83%) IEC 61508
4 3 (2.83%) Basel II
5 2 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.89%) DO-254
6 1 (0.94%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.94%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.94%) JTAG
System Software
1 7 (6.60%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.89%) Firmware
4 1 (0.94%) NFS
4 1 (0.94%) NDS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.77%) NetBackup
1 4 (3.77%) Backup Exec
1 4 (3.77%) WSUS
1 4 (3.77%) OPNET
1 4 (3.77%) SCOM
1 4 (3.77%) SCVMM
1 4 (3.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (1.89%) SCCM
3 1 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.94%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 21 (19.81%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.26%) Oracle
3 6 (5.66%) Cisco
3 6 (5.66%) Adobe
4 5 (4.72%) Citrix
4 5 (4.72%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.72%) VMware
5 4 (3.77%) Teradata
5 4 (3.77%) Greenplum
5 4 (3.77%) Talend
5 4 (3.77%) Cerion
5 4 (3.77%) Veritas
5 4 (3.77%) Sophos
6 2 (1.89%) McAfee
6 2 (1.89%) Apple
6 2 (1.89%) IBM
6 2 (1.89%) Sun
6 2 (1.89%) EMC
6 2 (1.89%) Becrypt
6 2 (1.89%) SolarWinds
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