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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 24 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HNC 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.22% - 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.00% - 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£235 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £250 £338
% change year-on-year
+21.00% -25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £25.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.44 £14.13 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+94.26% -39.24%
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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 Guildford region.

Qualifications Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
50 33 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 27.78% 17.84% 29.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 12 37
Average daily rate £310 £356 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.98% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £259 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 8
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

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 27 May 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 12 (66.67%) HND
3 9 (50.00%) Ericsson
4 8 (44.44%) Change Management
4 8 (44.44%) Degree
5 7 (38.89%) Network Planning
5 7 (38.89%) 2G
5 7 (38.89%) LTE
5 7 (38.89%) NSN NetAct
5 7 (38.89%) Electronics
5 7 (38.89%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 7 (38.89%) Nokia
5 7 (38.89%) 3G
5 7 (38.89%) Nortel
5 7 (38.89%) Perl
5 7 (38.89%) SQL
5 7 (38.89%) Oracle
5 7 (38.89%) Radio Access Network
5 7 (38.89%) Oracle Cash Management
6 6 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (33.33%) ITIL
6 6 (33.33%) Service Management
7 3 (16.67%) Publishing
7 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
7 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 3 (16.67%) F5
7 3 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (16.67%) Firewall
7 3 (16.67%) Back Office
7 3 (16.67%) MPLS

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) 3G
1 7 (38.89%) 2G
1 7 (38.89%) LTE
1 7 (38.89%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (16.67%) HSRP
2 3 (16.67%) MPLS
2 3 (16.67%) OSPF
2 3 (16.67%) BGP
2 3 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 18 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (38.89%) Electronics
3 3 (16.67%) Back Office
3 3 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) RAN Engineer
1 7 (38.89%) Configuration Engineer
1 7 (38.89%) RAN Configuration Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Change Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Back Office Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) IP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Change Management
2 7 (38.89%) Network Planning
3 6 (33.33%) ITIL
3 6 (33.33%) Service Management
3 6 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 3 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Perl
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) HND
2 8 (44.44%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Ericsson
2 7 (38.89%) Nokia
2 7 (38.89%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 7 (38.89%) Nortel
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco
3 3 (16.67%) F5