The first table below looks at the demand for HNC in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Gloucestershire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank - 38 67
Contract jobs citing HNC 0 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 3.03% 1.40%
As % of the Qualifications category - 5.71% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 8
Average daily rate - £387 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +158.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £320 £258
% change year-on-year
-14.06% +24.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.15% -20.83%
Qualifications Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
139 175 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 35.64% 53.03% 57.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 89 234
Average daily rate £360 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £312 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 32
Average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £29.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
HNC
South West

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

HNC
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

HNC Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

HNC
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

HNC Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

HNC
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tewkesbury - - - -
HNC
South West

HNC
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing HNC 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 HNC.

1 2 (100.00%) HND
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) CAD
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) SolidWorks
2 1 (50.00%) Military
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Degree

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing HNC 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 HNC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CAD
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) HND
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SolidWorks