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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 563 575 555
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -20
Contract jobs citing HND 51 49 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.096% 0.070%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.49% 0.50% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 12
Median daily rate £350 £283 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.89% -29.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £207 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £429 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £290 £378
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -23.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 4
Median hourly rate £25.12 £32.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.70% +47.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.16 £20.31 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.30 £47.79 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.06 £32.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-6.79% +50.00%
HND
UK

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
10476 9829 9550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.26% 19.32% 19.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6565 5728 5648
Median daily rate £407 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.45% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £543 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 349 483 489
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing HND as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

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 29 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +2 25 £363 +31.81% 3
London +4 9 £243 -8.49% 3
East Midlands +13 4 £325 -20.73% 3
East of England +11 4 £400 -11.11% 4
North West +1 4 - - 14
South West -4 3 - - 5
North East - 2 £363 - 8
West Midlands -10 1 - -
HND
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HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 England region with a requirement for HND.

1 70 (61.40%) Degree
2 44 (38.60%) HNC
3 38 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 32 (28.07%) Microsoft
5 30 (26.32%) Project Management
6 29 (25.44%) C
7 28 (24.56%) Computer Science
8 25 (21.93%) ITIL
9 23 (20.18%) MS Excel
9 23 (20.18%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (17.54%) MS Office
11 19 (16.67%) CCNP
12 17 (14.91%) 3G
12 17 (14.91%) 4G
13 16 (14.04%) Security Cleared
13 16 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (13.16%) LTE
14 15 (13.16%) High Availability
14 15 (13.16%) SC Cleared
14 15 (13.16%) Nokia
14 15 (13.16%) Windows
14 15 (13.16%) Finance
14 15 (13.16%) Back Office
15 14 (12.28%) Wireless
15 14 (12.28%) PRINCE2
15 14 (12.28%) Continuous Improvement
16 13 (11.40%) Network Design
17 12 (10.53%) SQL
17 12 (10.53%) Cisco
18 11 (9.65%) LDAP

HND
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 4 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.75%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.88%) IIS
4 1 (0.88%) JBoss
4 1 (0.88%) Moodle
4 1 (0.88%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (20.18%) MS Excel
2 20 (17.54%) MS Office
3 5 (4.39%) MS Project
4 3 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.75%) AutoCAD
5 2 (1.75%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.75%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.88%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.88%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.88%) Simulink
6 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.88%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Primavera
2 3 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.63%) SAP PS
3 1 (0.88%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.91%) 3G
1 17 (14.91%) 4G
2 15 (13.16%) LTE
3 14 (12.28%) Wireless
4 11 (9.65%) LDAP
5 10 (8.77%) Diameter Protocol
5 10 (8.77%) INAP
5 10 (8.77%) SIGTRAN
6 9 (7.89%) MGW
7 8 (7.02%) VPN
8 7 (6.14%) 2G
8 7 (6.14%) WAN
9 6 (5.26%) VoLTE
10 5 (4.39%) Firewall
11 4 (3.51%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (3.51%) IPsec
11 4 (3.51%) MPLS
12 3 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (2.63%) OSPF
12 3 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.75%) MySQL
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (2.63%) Selenium
2 2 (1.75%) JIRA
3 1 (0.88%) Ant
3 1 (0.88%) Appium
3 1 (0.88%) Checkstyle
3 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.88%) JUnit
3 1 (0.88%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.88%) MSTest
3 1 (0.88%) QUnit
3 1 (0.88%) Subversion
3 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.88%) VectorCAST
General
1 38 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 15 (13.16%) Back Office
2 15 (13.16%) Finance
3 8 (7.02%) Front Office
4 5 (4.39%) Electronics
4 5 (4.39%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.39%) Military
5 3 (2.63%) Advertising
5 3 (2.63%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.63%) Billing
6 2 (1.75%) Games
6 2 (1.75%) Legal
7 1 (0.88%) Avionics
7 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (10.53%) Analyst
2 10 (8.77%) Developer
2 10 (8.77%) IP Engineer
2 10 (8.77%) Project Manager
3 9 (7.89%) Design Engineer
4 8 (7.02%) Network Engineer
5 7 (6.14%) Back Office Engineer
5 7 (6.14%) Support Engineer
6 6 (5.26%) IP Design Engineer
6 6 (5.26%) Transmission Engineer
7 5 (4.39%) IP Network Engineer
7 5 (4.39%) IT Support
8 4 (3.51%) Desktop Support Specialist
8 4 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) IT Support Specialist
8 4 (3.51%) Network Design Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) OSS Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.77%) .NET
1 10 (8.77%) SOAP
1 10 (8.77%) SPML
2 3 (2.63%) ASP.NET
2 3 (2.63%) Classic ASP
2 3 (2.63%) CSS
2 3 (2.63%) HTML
2 3 (2.63%) Web Services
3 2 (1.75%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.88%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.88%) EJB 3.0
4 1 (0.88%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.88%) Java EE
4 1 (0.88%) JBoss Seam
4 1 (0.88%) JPA
4 1 (0.88%) jQuery
4 1 (0.88%) JSTL
4 1 (0.88%) WCF
4 1 (0.88%) XHTML
4 1 (0.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (24.56%) Computer Science
2 16 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.14%) Smart Meter
4 5 (4.39%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.39%) Smartphone
5 4 (3.51%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.63%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.63%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (2.63%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.63%) User Experience
7 2 (1.75%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.75%) VCE vBlock
8 1 (0.88%) iPad
8 1 (0.88%) iPhone
8 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.88%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.88%) PMI
8 1 (0.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.16%) Windows
2 10 (8.77%) Linux
3 7 (6.14%) Unix
4 6 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 6 (5.26%) Windows XP
5 4 (3.51%) Android
6 2 (1.75%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.75%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.88%) NetWare
7 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (26.32%) Project Management
2 25 (21.93%) ITIL
3 15 (13.16%) High Availability
4 14 (12.28%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (12.28%) PRINCE2
5 13 (11.40%) Network Design
6 11 (9.65%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (9.65%) Change Management
6 11 (9.65%) Integration Testing
7 10 (8.77%) Asset Management
8 9 (7.89%) Network Management
8 9 (7.89%) Software Engineering
9 8 (7.02%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (7.02%) Service Delivery
9 8 (7.02%) Service Management
10 7 (6.14%) Configuration Management
10 7 (6.14%) Project Planning
10 7 (6.14%) Workflow
11 5 (4.39%) Software Testing
12 4 (3.51%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.44%) C
2 12 (10.53%) SQL
3 8 (7.02%) C#
4 4 (3.51%) Java
4 4 (3.51%) VB
4 4 (3.51%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.63%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.63%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.63%) VB6
5 3 (2.63%) VBA
6 2 (1.75%) Ada
6 2 (1.75%) C++
6 2 (1.75%) Perl
6 2 (1.75%) PHP
6 2 (1.75%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.75%) Python
7 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.88%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 70 (61.40%) Degree
2 44 (38.60%) HNC
3 23 (20.18%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (16.67%) CCNP
5 16 (14.04%) Security Cleared
6 15 (13.16%) SC Cleared
7 6 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (4.39%) CCNA
8 5 (4.39%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (3.51%) ISEB
10 3 (2.63%) JNCIS
10 3 (2.63%) MCSE
10 3 (2.63%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (2.63%) NVQ Level 3
11 2 (1.75%) CCIE
11 2 (1.75%) MCP
12 1 (0.88%) MCSD
12 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.88%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) QA
1 5 (4.39%) SLA
2 2 (1.75%) Def Stans
2 2 (1.75%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.88%) DO-254
3 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.88%) JTAG
System Software
1 6 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 6 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.75%) Firmware
3 1 (0.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.88%) Samba
3 1 (0.88%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.88%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.75%) OpenNMS
1 2 (1.75%) OpenView
1 2 (1.75%) Puppet
2 1 (0.88%) Nagios
2 1 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 32 (28.07%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.16%) Nokia
3 12 (10.53%) Cisco
4 9 (7.89%) SAP
5 6 (5.26%) F5
5 6 (5.26%) Oracle
5 6 (5.26%) VMware
6 5 (4.39%) Apple
7 4 (3.51%) Arqiva
7 4 (3.51%) BT
7 4 (3.51%) Ericsson
7 4 (3.51%) Huawei
8 3 (2.63%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 3 (2.63%) EMC
8 3 (2.63%) HP
8 3 (2.63%) Juniper
8 3 (2.63%) ZTE
9 2 (1.75%) Citrix
9 2 (1.75%) Intel Security
9 2 (1.75%) Siemens
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