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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 586 572 560
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -12
Contract jobs citing HND 42 62 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.084% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.41% 0.60% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 31 19
Median daily rate £338 £340 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £225 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £484 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
-3.67% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.43% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.88 £11.16 £21.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £49.19 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +40.18%
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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
10223 10297 9546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.37% 19.37% 18.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6393 6244 5494
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 353 496 402
Median hourly rate £27.80 £23.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.05% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.06 £13.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £49.19 £47.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 31 August 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
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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 15 £244 -23.82% 4
East Midlands +5 8 £331 - 2
South West +15 7 £400 +7.74% 1
London -19 5 £325 +8.33% 1
West Midlands -22 4 £135 -
North West +18 3 £330 -21.42% 2
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HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 61 (64.89%) Degree
2 42 (44.68%) HNC
3 30 (31.91%) Microsoft
4 29 (30.85%) Telecoms
5 27 (28.72%) Project Management
6 18 (19.15%) ITIL
7 17 (18.09%) MS Office
8 16 (17.02%) SQL
9 15 (15.96%) MS Excel
9 15 (15.96%) Finance
9 15 (15.96%) Computer Science
10 14 (14.89%) 3G
10 14 (14.89%) 4G
10 14 (14.89%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (13.83%) Security Cleared
11 13 (13.83%) C
12 12 (12.77%) .NET
12 12 (12.77%) Integration Testing
12 12 (12.77%) SC Cleared
12 12 (12.77%) High Availability
13 11 (11.70%) C#
13 11 (11.70%) LDAP
13 11 (11.70%) Linux
13 11 (11.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (11.70%) Network Design
13 11 (11.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (11.70%) Electronics
13 11 (11.70%) Service Delivery
14 10 (10.64%) Change Management
14 10 (10.64%) Workflow

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 7 (7.45%) SharePoint
1 7 (7.45%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (4.26%) SAS
3 1 (1.06%) IIS
3 1 (1.06%) JBoss
3 1 (1.06%) Moodle
3 1 (1.06%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (18.09%) MS Office
2 15 (15.96%) MS Excel
3 7 (7.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.19%) MS Project
4 3 (3.19%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.19%) PTC Creo
4 3 (3.19%) Siemens NX
5 2 (2.13%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (1.06%) FrameMaker
6 1 (1.06%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.89%) 3G
1 14 (14.89%) 4G
2 11 (11.70%) LDAP
3 10 (10.64%) Diameter Protocol
3 10 (10.64%) INAP
3 10 (10.64%) SIGTRAN
4 9 (9.57%) LTE
4 9 (9.57%) MGW
5 8 (8.51%) Wireless
6 5 (5.32%) TCP/IP
7 4 (4.26%) 2G
7 4 (4.26%) Bluetooth
7 4 (4.26%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (3.19%) BGP
8 3 (3.19%) Firewall
8 3 (3.19%) IPsec
8 3 (3.19%) MPLS
8 3 (3.19%) OSPF
8 3 (3.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 11 (11.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (10.64%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.26%) OLAP
3 4 (4.26%) Oracle OLAP
3 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (4.26%) Star Schema
3 4 (4.26%) Xcelsius
4 3 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.19%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.13%) MySQL
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.06%) Power BI
6 1 (1.06%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (3.19%) MSTest
1 3 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.13%) Selenium
3 1 (1.06%) Ant
3 1 (1.06%) Appium
3 1 (1.06%) Checkstyle
3 1 (1.06%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.06%) JIRA
3 1 (1.06%) JUnit
3 1 (1.06%) QUnit
3 1 (1.06%) Subversion
General
1 29 (30.85%) Telecoms
2 15 (15.96%) Finance
3 11 (11.70%) Electronics
4 9 (9.57%) Back Office
5 8 (8.51%) Front Office
6 5 (5.32%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.13%) Billing
7 2 (2.13%) Military
8 1 (1.06%) Advertising
8 1 (1.06%) Automotive
8 1 (1.06%) Games
8 1 (1.06%) Legal
8 1 (1.06%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (1.06%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (19.15%) Developer
2 9 (9.57%) Product Engineer
3 7 (7.45%) Project Manager
3 7 (7.45%) SharePoint Developer
4 6 (6.38%) Analyst
5 5 (5.32%) Design Engineer
6 4 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 4 (4.26%) Consultant
6 4 (4.26%) Electronics Engineer
6 4 (4.26%) Product Test Engineer
6 4 (4.26%) RAN Engineer
6 4 (4.26%) Senior Test Engineer
6 4 (4.26%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.19%) IP Design Engineer
7 3 (3.19%) IP Engineer
7 3 (3.19%) IP Network Engineer
7 3 (3.19%) Mobile Engineer
7 3 (3.19%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (3.19%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (3.19%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.77%) .NET
2 10 (10.64%) SOAP
2 10 (10.64%) SPML
3 8 (8.51%) .NET Framework
4 7 (7.45%) Classic ASP
5 5 (5.32%) Web Services
6 4 (4.26%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.19%) CSS
7 3 (3.19%) Entity Framework
7 3 (3.19%) HTML
7 3 (3.19%) Middleware
7 3 (3.19%) WCF
8 2 (2.13%) XML
9 1 (1.06%) DHTML
9 1 (1.06%) EJB
9 1 (1.06%) J2EE
9 1 (1.06%) JMS
9 1 (1.06%) jQuery
9 1 (1.06%) Struts
9 1 (1.06%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.96%) Computer Science
2 9 (9.57%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.26%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (4.26%) Smart Meter
5 3 (3.19%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.13%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.13%) PMI
7 1 (1.06%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.06%) Clustering
7 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.06%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (1.06%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.70%) Linux
2 9 (9.57%) Unix
3 5 (5.32%) Windows
4 3 (3.19%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.13%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.72%) Project Management
2 18 (19.15%) ITIL
3 14 (14.89%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (12.77%) High Availability
4 12 (12.77%) Integration Testing
5 11 (11.70%) Network Design
5 11 (11.70%) Service Delivery
6 10 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (10.64%) Change Management
6 10 (10.64%) PRINCE2
6 10 (10.64%) Workflow
7 9 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (8.51%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (7.45%) Software Engineering
10 6 (6.38%) Data Analysis
11 5 (5.32%) Asset Management
11 5 (5.32%) Service Management
12 4 (4.26%) ETL
12 4 (4.26%) Information Security
12 4 (4.26%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.02%) SQL
2 13 (13.83%) C
3 11 (11.70%) C#
4 9 (9.57%) VB
5 8 (8.51%) VB.NET
6 7 (7.45%) PowerShell
6 7 (7.45%) VB6
6 7 (7.45%) VBA
7 6 (6.38%) JavaScript
8 5 (5.32%) Java
8 5 (5.32%) PL/SQL
9 4 (4.26%) Perl
10 3 (3.19%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.13%) PHP
12 1 (1.06%) C++
12 1 (1.06%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.06%) Python
Qualifications
1 61 (64.89%) Degree
2 42 (44.68%) HNC
3 13 (13.83%) Security Cleared
4 12 (12.77%) SC Cleared
5 9 (9.57%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (5.32%) CCNA
7 5 (5.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (4.26%) ISEB
8 4 (4.26%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (3.19%) CCNP
9 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (2.13%) Chartered Engineer
10 2 (2.13%) DV Cleared
10 2 (2.13%) JNCIS
10 2 (2.13%) NVQ Level 3
10 2 (2.13%) PMI Certification
11 1 (1.06%) APMP
11 1 (1.06%) JNCIP
11 1 (1.06%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) SLA
2 2 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.13%) QA
3 1 (1.06%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.19%) Firmware
3 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.06%) Samba
3 1 (1.06%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.06%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.06%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) Tivoli
1 3 (3.19%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 2 (2.13%) Puppet
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.06%) Nagios
3 1 (1.06%) OpenNMS
3 1 (1.06%) OpenView
3 1 (1.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (31.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.64%) Nokia
3 9 (9.57%) Oracle
4 7 (7.45%) SAP
5 5 (5.32%) Cisco
6 4 (4.26%) Cramer
6 4 (4.26%) EMC
6 4 (4.26%) Mapinfo
6 4 (4.26%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (4.26%) Teradata
6 4 (4.26%) VMware
7 2 (2.13%) Juniper
8 1 (1.06%) Altiris
8 1 (1.06%) Endeca
8 1 (1.06%) F5
8 1 (1.06%) Google
8 1 (1.06%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.06%) Sonus
8 1 (1.06%) Sourcefire
8 1 (1.06%) TOWER Software
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