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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 574 547 558
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +11
Contract jobs citing HND 24 74 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.71% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 40 33
Median daily rate £260 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.90% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £260 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £481 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £191 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-45.35% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 7
Median hourly rate £19.35 £36.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.25% +63.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.83 £12.50 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.87 £42.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.34 £37.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-61.50% +69.31%
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
9276 10438 10744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.15% 20.65% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5861 6363 6180
Median daily rate £420 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 506 499
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.67 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.13% +52.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +57.14%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +31 13 £118 -56.48% 5
London -7 5 £375 -16.66% 4
North West +2 2 £163 -45.83% 7
East Midlands -8 2 - - 1
East of England -5 1 £350 -27.08%
South West -7 1 £300 -22.58% 3
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HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 41 (67.21%) Degree
2 27 (44.26%) Microsoft
3 24 (39.34%) HNC
4 20 (32.79%) MS Office
5 19 (31.15%) Telecoms
6 15 (24.59%) SQL
6 15 (24.59%) MS Excel
7 13 (21.31%) Finance
8 12 (19.67%) Oracle
9 11 (18.03%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (16.39%) C#
11 9 (14.75%) .NET
11 9 (14.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (14.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (13.11%) MS PowerPoint
12 8 (13.11%) Computer Science
12 8 (13.11%) Radio Access Network
12 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
12 8 (13.11%) ITIL
12 8 (13.11%) Windows
12 8 (13.11%) Project Management
12 8 (13.11%) Electronics
12 8 (13.11%) Workflow
12 8 (13.11%) Management Information System
13 7 (11.48%) 2G
13 7 (11.48%) 3G
13 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (11.48%) SAP
13 7 (11.48%) VB
13 7 (11.48%) 4G

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 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
1 5 (8.20%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (6.56%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.56%) SAS
2 4 (6.56%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.64%) Apache
3 1 (1.64%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (32.79%) MS Office
2 15 (24.59%) MS Excel
3 8 (13.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.92%) MS Project
5 2 (3.28%) FrameMaker
5 2 (3.28%) PTC Creo
5 2 (3.28%) Siemens NX
6 1 (1.64%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.64%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) Office 365
1 4 (6.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) Radio Access Network
2 7 (11.48%) 2G
2 7 (11.48%) 3G
2 7 (11.48%) 4G
3 4 (6.56%) Skype
3 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.56%) Wireless
4 3 (4.92%) LTE
5 2 (3.28%) Bluetooth
5 2 (3.28%) Extranet
5 2 (3.28%) WebEx
5 2 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.28%) ZigBee
6 1 (1.64%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.64%) HTTP
6 1 (1.64%) LAN
6 1 (1.64%) MPLS
6 1 (1.64%) OSPF
6 1 (1.64%) SNMP
6 1 (1.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 9 (14.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.56%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (6.56%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
3 4 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.56%) OLAP
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle OLAP
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (6.56%) Star Schema
4 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.64%) MySQL
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.64%) Power BI
5 1 (1.64%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MSTest
1 4 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.64%) Selenium
General
1 19 (31.15%) Telecoms
2 13 (21.31%) Finance
3 8 (13.11%) Electronics
4 3 (4.92%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.64%) Automotive
5 1 (1.64%) Back Office
5 1 (1.64%) Local Government
5 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (19.67%) Developer
2 6 (9.84%) Administrator
2 6 (9.84%) RAN Engineer
3 5 (8.20%) Consultant
3 5 (8.20%) Design Engineer
3 5 (8.20%) Project Administrator
3 5 (8.20%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (6.56%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) Product Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) Telecoms Assistant
4 4 (6.56%) Telecoms Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) C# Developer
5 3 (4.92%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Author
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (3.28%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Technical Author
6 2 (3.28%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.75%) .NET
2 6 (9.84%) .NET Framework
3 5 (8.20%) Classic ASP
3 5 (8.20%) XML
4 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET
4 4 (6.56%) Entity Framework
4 4 (6.56%) WCF
4 4 (6.56%) Web Services
5 2 (3.28%) Middleware
5 2 (3.28%) SGML
6 1 (1.64%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (1.64%) HTML
6 1 (1.64%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Computer Science
1 8 (13.11%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.64%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Windows
2 6 (9.84%) Unix
2 6 (9.84%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.92%) Linux
4 2 (3.28%) NetWare
5 1 (1.64%) Android
5 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.03%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (13.11%) ITIL
2 8 (13.11%) Project Management
2 8 (13.11%) Workflow
3 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
4 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.20%) Automated Testing
4 5 (8.20%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (8.20%) Data Entry
5 4 (6.56%) Analytics
5 4 (6.56%) Data Analysis
5 4 (6.56%) ETL
5 4 (6.56%) Integration Testing
5 4 (6.56%) Service Management
5 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.92%) Process Improvement
6 3 (4.92%) Programme Management
6 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.28%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.59%) SQL
2 10 (16.39%) C#
3 7 (11.48%) VB
4 6 (9.84%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.20%) PL/SQL
5 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
5 5 (8.20%) VB.NET
5 5 (8.20%) VB6
5 5 (8.20%) VBA
6 4 (6.56%) Java
6 4 (6.56%) Perl
7 3 (4.92%) C
8 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.64%) PHP
9 1 (1.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 41 (67.21%) Degree
2 24 (39.34%) HNC
3 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (9.84%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
5 5 (8.20%) MCSE
5 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared
6 4 (6.56%) MCSA
7 3 (4.92%) CCNA
7 3 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (3.28%) CCNP
8 2 (3.28%) DV Cleared
8 2 (3.28%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.64%) APMP
9 1 (1.64%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) MCITP
9 1 (1.64%) MCTS
9 1 (1.64%) NVQ Level 4
9 1 (1.64%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (6.56%) SCCM
2 2 (3.28%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.28%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (1.64%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (1.64%) OpenView
Vendors
1 27 (44.26%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.67%) Oracle
3 7 (11.48%) SAP
4 6 (9.84%) Cisco
5 5 (8.20%) Cramer
5 5 (8.20%) Mapinfo
6 4 (6.56%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (6.56%) Teradata
7 3 (4.92%) Forcepoint
7 3 (4.92%) Lumension
8 2 (3.28%) EMC
9 1 (1.64%) Avaya
9 1 (1.64%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.64%) FactSet
9 1 (1.64%) Fidessa
9 1 (1.64%) Google
9 1 (1.64%) HP
9 1 (1.64%) Red Box
9 1 (1.64%) SevOne
9 1 (1.64%) Sonus
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