The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HND over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 29 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing HND 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.50% 0.57% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.96% 1.45% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £257 £260
% change year-on-year
+12.08% -1.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.79 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+13.99% -29.03%
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Merseyside

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

Qualifications Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
51 69 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 25.63% 39.66% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 46 11
Average daily rate £419 £450 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% +26.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

HND
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

HND Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

HND
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

HND Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

HND
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Windows NT
1 1 (100.00%) Unisys
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint

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Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows NT
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Unisys