The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 35 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HNC 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.40% - 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.27% - 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £130 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +66.66%
HNC
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Qualifications Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
44 33 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.81% 11.58% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 18 32
Median daily rate £328 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.48% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £425 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £35.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.99%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing HNC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

HNC
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

HNC Daily Rate Trend in Kent

HNC
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

HNC Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

HNC
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HNC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for HNC.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Desktop

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft