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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 586 555 548
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -7
Contract jobs citing HND 45 52 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.090% 0.10% 0.092%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.42% 0.52% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 15
Median daily rate £325 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £248 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.64% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 5
Median hourly rate £25.12 £24.75 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% +15.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.88 £10.93 £19.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £48.27 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.44 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+27.55% +27.62%
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
10697 9923 9103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.42% 19.23% 18.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6715 5986 5215
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 487 400
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.36 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.22% +17.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £52.17 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +29.72%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -8 14 £75 -74.57% 6
East Midlands - 10 £325 - 4
London -7 6 £243 -8.49% 3
North West -11 5 £330 -8.33% 5
South West +1 4 £339 -9.66% 10
East of England +19 3 £420 +17.89% 2
West Midlands -21 3 - - 7
North East - 1 £350 - 1
HND
UK

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 62 (62.63%) Degree
2 39 (39.39%) HNC
3 31 (31.31%) Microsoft
3 31 (31.31%) Telecoms
4 28 (28.28%) Project Management
5 26 (26.26%) ITIL
6 23 (23.23%) Computer Science
7 21 (21.21%) C
8 17 (17.17%) MS Office
9 16 (16.16%) 3G
9 16 (16.16%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (16.16%) 4G
10 14 (14.14%) SC Cleared
10 14 (14.14%) Security Cleared
10 14 (14.14%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (14.14%) MS Excel
10 14 (14.14%) PRINCE2
11 13 (13.13%) Nokia
11 13 (13.13%) Finance
11 13 (13.13%) Back Office
11 13 (13.13%) Integration Testing
11 13 (13.13%) LTE
11 13 (13.13%) High Availability
12 12 (12.12%) Linux
12 12 (12.12%) SQL
12 12 (12.12%) .NET
13 11 (11.11%) C#
13 11 (11.11%) LDAP
13 11 (11.11%) Network Design
14 10 (10.10%) SIGTRAN

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 (7.07%) SharePoint
1 7 (7.07%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.01%) IIS
2 1 (1.01%) JBoss
2 1 (1.01%) Moodle
2 1 (1.01%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (17.17%) MS Office
2 14 (14.14%) MS Excel
3 6 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.03%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.03%) PTC Creo
4 3 (3.03%) Siemens NX
5 2 (2.02%) MS Project
6 1 (1.01%) Simulink
6 1 (1.01%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.01%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.16%) 3G
1 16 (16.16%) 4G
2 13 (13.13%) LTE
3 11 (11.11%) LDAP
4 10 (10.10%) Diameter Protocol
4 10 (10.10%) INAP
4 10 (10.10%) SIGTRAN
4 10 (10.10%) Wireless
5 9 (9.09%) MGW
6 6 (6.06%) 2G
7 5 (5.05%) VPN
8 4 (4.04%) Firewall
8 4 (4.04%) VoLTE
8 4 (4.04%) WAN
9 3 (3.03%) IPsec
9 3 (3.03%) TCP/IP
9 3 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (2.02%) BGP
10 2 (2.02%) MPLS
10 2 (2.02%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (7.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.02%) MySQL
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.01%) Power BI
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.03%) MSTest
1 3 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.02%) Selenium
3 1 (1.01%) Ant
3 1 (1.01%) Appium
3 1 (1.01%) Checkstyle
3 1 (1.01%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.01%) JIRA
3 1 (1.01%) JUnit
3 1 (1.01%) QUnit
3 1 (1.01%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.01%) Subversion
3 1 (1.01%) VectorCAST
General
1 31 (31.31%) Telecoms
2 13 (13.13%) Back Office
2 13 (13.13%) Finance
3 8 (8.08%) Front Office
4 7 (7.07%) Electronics
5 4 (4.04%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.03%) Military
7 2 (2.02%) Advertising
7 2 (2.02%) Aerospace
7 2 (2.02%) Billing
8 1 (1.01%) Games
8 1 (1.01%) Legal
8 1 (1.01%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 18 (18.18%) Developer
2 9 (9.09%) Analyst
2 9 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 7 (7.07%) SharePoint Developer
4 6 (6.06%) IP Engineer
4 6 (6.06%) Product Engineer
5 5 (5.05%) Back Office Engineer
6 4 (4.04%) Design Engineer
6 4 (4.04%) Implementation Engineer
6 4 (4.04%) IP Design Engineer
6 4 (4.04%) Network Engineer
6 4 (4.04%) OSS Engineer
6 4 (4.04%) Product Test Engineer
6 4 (4.04%) Senior Test Engineer
6 4 (4.04%) Test Engineer
6 4 (4.04%) Trainer
6 4 (4.04%) Transmission Engineer
7 3 (3.03%) Administrator
7 3 (3.03%) Senior Manager
7 3 (3.03%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.12%) .NET
2 10 (10.10%) SOAP
2 10 (10.10%) SPML
3 7 (7.07%) .NET Framework
3 7 (7.07%) Classic ASP
4 5 (5.05%) Web Services
5 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.03%) CSS
6 3 (3.03%) Entity Framework
6 3 (3.03%) HTML
6 3 (3.03%) WCF
7 1 (1.01%) EJB 3.0
7 1 (1.01%) Java EE
7 1 (1.01%) JBoss Seam
7 1 (1.01%) JMS
7 1 (1.01%) JPA
7 1 (1.01%) jQuery
7 1 (1.01%) JSTL
7 1 (1.01%) XHTML
7 1 (1.01%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.23%) Computer Science
2 9 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.07%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.07%) Smart Meter
4 5 (5.05%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (3.03%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.02%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.02%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.02%) PMI
6 2 (2.02%) User Experience
6 2 (2.02%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (1.01%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.01%) Clustering
7 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.01%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.12%) Linux
2 9 (9.09%) Unix
2 9 (9.09%) Windows
3 4 (4.04%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.02%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.01%) NetWare
5 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.01%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.28%) Project Management
2 26 (26.26%) ITIL
3 14 (14.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 14 (14.14%) PRINCE2
4 13 (13.13%) High Availability
4 13 (13.13%) Integration Testing
5 11 (11.11%) Network Design
6 10 (10.10%) Change Management
6 10 (10.10%) Workflow
7 9 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 9 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 8 (8.08%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (8.08%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (7.07%) Asset Management
9 7 (7.07%) Network Management
10 6 (6.06%) Service Management
11 5 (5.05%) Project Planning
11 5 (5.05%) Software Testing
12 4 (4.04%) Automated Testing
12 4 (4.04%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.21%) C
2 12 (12.12%) SQL
3 11 (11.11%) C#
4 8 (8.08%) VB
4 8 (8.08%) VB.NET
5 7 (7.07%) PowerShell
5 7 (7.07%) VB6
5 7 (7.07%) VBA
6 6 (6.06%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.05%) Java
8 4 (4.04%) Perl
9 3 (3.03%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.02%) C++
10 2 (2.02%) PHP
11 1 (1.01%) Ada
11 1 (1.01%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.01%) Python
Qualifications
1 62 (62.63%) Degree
2 39 (39.39%) HNC
3 16 (16.16%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (14.14%) SC Cleared
4 14 (14.14%) Security Cleared
5 10 (10.10%) CCNP
6 9 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (7.07%) CCNA
8 6 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (5.05%) ISEB
9 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (5.05%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (3.03%) MCSE
11 2 (2.02%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (2.02%) JNCIS
11 2 (2.02%) MCP
11 2 (2.02%) NVQ Level 3
11 2 (2.02%) PMI Certification
12 1 (1.01%) APMP
12 1 (1.01%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) SLA
2 1 (1.01%) Def Stans
2 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.07%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.04%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.01%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.01%) Samba
4 1 (1.01%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.01%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.01%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.01%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.01%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (3.03%) Tivoli
1 3 (3.03%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 2 (2.02%) OpenNMS
2 2 (2.02%) OpenView
2 2 (2.02%) Puppet
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.01%) Nagios
3 1 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (31.31%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.13%) Nokia
3 8 (8.08%) Cisco
3 8 (8.08%) SAP
4 6 (6.06%) VMware
5 4 (4.04%) Oracle
6 3 (3.03%) Arqiva
6 3 (3.03%) BT
6 3 (3.03%) F5
7 2 (2.02%) Cramer
7 2 (2.02%) HP
7 2 (2.02%) Huawei
7 2 (2.02%) Mapinfo
7 2 (2.02%) NetCracker
7 2 (2.02%) Nokia Networks
7 2 (2.02%) Siemens
7 2 (2.02%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.02%) Telindus
7 2 (2.02%) Virgin Media
7 2 (2.02%) ZTE
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