The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HND over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 63 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HND 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.53% - 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.86% - 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £236
% change year-on-year
- +26.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £9.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £24.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -25.75%
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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 Glasgow region.

Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
140 85 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 18.54% 13.69% 17.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 45 63
Average daily rate £362 £320 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.12% +21.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £230 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £375 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £9.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -32.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £9.50 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £11.90 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -25.53%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

HND
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

HND Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

HND
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

HND Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

HND
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) MS Office
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 2 (22.22%) Big Data
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Validation
5 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) UML
5 1 (11.11%) HNC
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
5 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (11.11%) Use Case
5 1 (11.11%) BPMN

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Service Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) UML
1 1 (11.11%) CRM
1 1 (11.11%) Validation
1 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
1 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
1 1 (11.11%) Use Case
1 1 (11.11%) BPMN
1 1 (11.11%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Python
1 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
1 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) HNC
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft