The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HND over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 19 11 19
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing HND 3 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.59% 8.46% 4.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.54% 26.15% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £325 £260 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £19.50 £22.44
% change year-on-year
+69.23% -13.09%
HND
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 65 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 22.41% 32.34% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 34 26
Average daily rate £450 £356 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% +20.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £242 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.63%
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 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

HND
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

HND Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

HND
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

HND Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 3 (60.00%) HNC
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (60.00%) 2G
1 3 (60.00%) 3G
1 3 (60.00%) LTE
2 2 (40.00%) Back Office
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (40.00%) 4G
2 2 (40.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (40.00%) VoLTE
2 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Ericsson
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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.

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%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (40.00%) VoLTE
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) RNC
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Back Office
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Back Office Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Transmission Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Databuild Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) OSS Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) OSS Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) RAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Ontologies
2 1 (20.00%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Network Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Korn
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) HNC
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (20.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (40.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 1 (20.00%) BT
2 1 (20.00%) Cerion
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Greenplum
2 1 (20.00%) Huawei
2 1 (20.00%) Mapinfo
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) NetCracker
2 1 (20.00%) Nokia
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Siemens
2 1 (20.00%) Talend
2 1 (20.00%) ZTE