The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Guildford region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 32 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing HND 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.44% 0.95% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.82% 3.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £255
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +27.90%
Qualifications Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
55 56 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 24.34% 26.54% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 12
Average daily rate £335 £330 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £238 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 0
Average hourly rate £165.00 £34.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+374.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
HND
Surrey

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 16 April 2014, 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 8 (80.00%) Project Management
2 7 (70.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (60.00%) Degree
4 5 (50.00%) Project Planning
4 5 (50.00%) Business Development
4 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (50.00%) Change Management
5 4 (40.00%) HNC
5 4 (40.00%) SLA
5 4 (40.00%) Ericsson
6 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (30.00%) UNIX
6 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 3 (30.00%) Perl
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) MySQL
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (30.00%) ATM
6 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (30.00%) Back Office
6 3 (30.00%) Korn
6 3 (30.00%) Greenplum
6 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (30.00%) NSN NetAct
6 3 (30.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 3 (30.00%) Velocent
6 3 (30.00%) Cerion
7 2 (20.00%) ITIL

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) ATM
2 1 (10.00%) 3G
2 1 (10.00%) MPLS
2 1 (10.00%) OSPF
2 1 (10.00%) BGP
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) 2G
2 1 (10.00%) LTE
2 1 (10.00%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
1 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 7 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Business Manager
1 3 (30.00%) OSS Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) OSS Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IP Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Project Management
2 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (50.00%) Change Management
2 5 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 5 (50.00%) Business Development
3 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (10.00%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Perl
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
1 3 (30.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) HNC
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Ericsson
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (30.00%) Greenplum
2 3 (30.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 3 (30.00%) Velocent
2 3 (30.00%) Cerion
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco