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 29 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 24 20 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs citing HNC 1 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.70% 4.39% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.03% 12.86% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £240 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £248 £400 £263
% change year-on-year
-38.12% +52.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £16.81
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +13.01%
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
33 70 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 23.24% 34.15% 24.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 49 25
Average daily rate £450 £336 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.82% +0.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £240 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £12.43 £14.50 £165.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.27% -91.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 29 April 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%) Ericsson
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (80.00%) Nokia
3 3 (60.00%) 3G
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) HND
3 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) 2G
3 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (60.00%) LTE
3 3 (60.00%) VoLTE
3 3 (60.00%) User Experience
3 3 (60.00%) 4G
3 3 (60.00%) NEC
4 2 (40.00%) High Availability
4 2 (40.00%) Virgin Media
4 2 (40.00%) Arqiva
4 2 (40.00%) Telindus
4 2 (40.00%) ZTE
4 2 (40.00%) Nokia Networks
4 2 (40.00%) NetCracker
4 2 (40.00%) Huawei
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Service Management
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless
4 2 (40.00%) Back Office
4 2 (40.00%) BT
4 2 (40.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 2 (40.00%) Ethernet

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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%) 4G
1 3 (60.00%) LTE
1 3 (60.00%) VoLTE
2 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
General
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Transmission Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Access Transmission Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Back Office Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) High Availability
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) HND
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Ericsson
2 4 (80.00%) Nokia
3 3 (60.00%) NEC
4 2 (40.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 2 (40.00%) Arqiva
4 2 (40.00%) BT
4 2 (40.00%) Huawei
4 2 (40.00%) NetCracker
4 2 (40.00%) Nokia Networks
4 2 (40.00%) Siemens
4 2 (40.00%) Telindus
4 2 (40.00%) Virgin Media
4 2 (40.00%) ZTE