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 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 17 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing HND 15 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 7.04% 0.58% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.83% 1.92% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£268 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £308
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £22.69 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+87.32% -17.50%
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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
72 52 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 33.80% 30.41% 27.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 25 18
Average daily rate £338 £335 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -4.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £119 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £401 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 13
Average hourly rate £14.50 £165.00 £32.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-91.21% +405.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 27 March 2015, 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 17 (80.95%) Telecoms
2 14 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
3 12 (57.14%) HNC
4 9 (42.86%) Ericsson
4 9 (42.86%) Degree
5 8 (38.10%) 2G
5 8 (38.10%) 3G
6 7 (33.33%) Nokia
6 7 (33.33%) Nortel
6 7 (33.33%) Perl
6 7 (33.33%) SQL
6 7 (33.33%) Oracle
6 7 (33.33%) Electronics
6 7 (33.33%) Network Planning
6 7 (33.33%) LTE
6 7 (33.33%) NSN NetAct
6 7 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 7 (33.33%) Oracle Cash Management
7 6 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (19.05%) Project Management
8 4 (19.05%) ITIL
8 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (14.29%) HSRP
9 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
9 3 (14.29%) F5
9 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
9 3 (14.29%) Cisco
9 3 (14.29%) MPLS
9 3 (14.29%) OSPF

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Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) Lync
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
2 8 (38.10%) 3G
2 8 (38.10%) 2G
3 7 (33.33%) LTE
4 3 (14.29%) MPLS
4 3 (14.29%) OSPF
4 3 (14.29%) BGP
4 3 (14.29%) Firewall
4 3 (14.29%) HSRP
5 1 (4.76%) 4G
5 1 (4.76%) DHCP
5 1 (4.76%) DNS
General
1 17 (80.95%) Telecoms
2 7 (33.33%) Electronics
3 3 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) RAN Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Configuration Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) RAN Configuration Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Design Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Back Office Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) IP Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Network Planning
2 6 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (19.05%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
6 1 (4.76%) Customer Insight
6 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Perl
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) HNC
2 9 (42.86%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) CCNP
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (4.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.76%) WSUS
2 1 (4.76%) SCOM
2 1 (4.76%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Ericsson
2 7 (33.33%) Nokia
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 7 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 7 (33.33%) Nortel
3 3 (14.29%) F5
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Veritas
4 1 (4.76%) Sophos