The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 400 418 409
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Contract jobs citing HNC 9 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.037% 0.024% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate
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£80 £243 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-67.01% -24.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £64 £133 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £353 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £263 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.63 £15.79 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.28% -56.13%
HNC
England

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

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3765 3731 3714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.51% 14.80% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2406 2344 2206
Average daily rate £425 £420 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 103 143
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.65 £11.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in London

HNC
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

HNC Daily Rate Trend in London

HNC
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HNC across the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

HNC Daily Rate Histogram in London

HNC
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

HNC Hourly Rate Trend in London

HNC
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 1 £303 - 2
Hounslow - - - -
Romford - - - - 1
Wembley - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing HNC 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 HNC.

1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Degree
3 6 (35.29%) HND
3 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
4 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
5 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) MS Office
6 3 (17.65%) ITIL
6 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
6 3 (17.65%) Six Sigma
6 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
6 3 (17.65%) Service Management
6 3 (17.65%) Finance
6 3 (17.65%) PTC
6 3 (17.65%) Windchill
6 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
6 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) QA
6 3 (17.65%) Software Packaging
6 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
6 3 (17.65%) SCCM
6 3 (17.65%) Time Management
7 2 (11.76%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
7 2 (11.76%) C-shell
7 2 (11.76%) Data Management
7 2 (11.76%) Logistics

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing HNC 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 HNC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
2 3 (17.65%) Windchill
3 1 (5.88%) MS Project
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support
1 3 (17.65%) Field Service Engineer
1 3 (17.65%) Field Engineer
1 3 (17.65%) Configuration Controller
2 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Coordinator
2 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Software Packaging
2 2 (11.76%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Equities
2 2 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
2 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Six Sigma
2 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
2 3 (17.65%) Service Management
2 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
2 3 (17.65%) Time Management
3 2 (11.76%) Electronic Trading
3 2 (11.76%) Data Management
3 2 (11.76%) Logistics
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C-shell
1 2 (11.76%) AWK
1 2 (11.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Degree
2 6 (35.29%) HND
2 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) PTC
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