The first table below looks at the demand for HND in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HND 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 Diploma (HND)
Rank - - 44
Contract jobs citing HND 0 0 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - - 4.33%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Average daily rate - - £150
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £315 £258
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +22.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-8.16% +13.95%
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%
HND
South West

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

HND
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

HND Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

HND
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

HND Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

HND
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 HND 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 - - - -
HND
South West

HND
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 2 (66.67%) HNC
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) V-Model
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (33.33%) CAD
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) SolidWorks
2 1 (33.33%) Military

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Use Case
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) System Testing
1 1 (33.33%) V-Model
1 1 (33.33%) CAD
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) HNC
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SolidWorks