The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 21 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing HNC 3 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.59% 6.37% 2.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.54% 19.40% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £240 £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £273 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-16.15% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.02 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +53.93%
HNC
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Qualifications Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
26 67 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 22.41% 32.84% 33.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 36 27
Average daily rate £450 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £244 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £13.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +64.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

HNC
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

HNC Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

HNC
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

HNC Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (80.00%) Ericsson
3 3 (60.00%) Nokia
3 3 (60.00%) HND
3 3 (60.00%) 3G
3 3 (60.00%) LTE
3 3 (60.00%) 2G
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) NEC
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) Service Management
4 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (40.00%) 4G
4 2 (40.00%) High Availability
4 2 (40.00%) VoLTE
4 2 (40.00%) User Experience
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (20.00%) Siemens
5 1 (20.00%) Mapinfo
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) Back Office
5 1 (20.00%) BT
5 1 (20.00%) XML

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) 2G
1 3 (60.00%) 3G
1 3 (60.00%) LTE
2 2 (40.00%) 4G
2 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (40.00%) VoLTE
3 1 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (20.00%) RNC
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Transmission Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Access Transmission Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Back Office Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Databuild Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Planning
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) HND
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Ericsson
2 3 (60.00%) Nokia
3 2 (40.00%) NEC
3 2 (40.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (20.00%) BT
4 1 (20.00%) Huawei
4 1 (20.00%) Mapinfo
4 1 (20.00%) NetCracker
4 1 (20.00%) Siemens
4 1 (20.00%) ZTE