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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 413 424 423
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs citing HNC 2 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.008% 0.038% 0.024%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.055% 0.24% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £80 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+400.00% -67.01%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £22.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
+64.77% +39.32%
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
3649 3754 3738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.39% 15.68% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2404 2404 2357
Average daily rate £430 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £596
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 87 102
Average hourly rate £21.38 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £49.80 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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
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 28 August 2015. 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
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Job
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HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) HND
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (20.00%) APMP
4 1 (20.00%) Network Management
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) Software Packaging
4 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) DPNSS
2 1 (20.00%) QSIG
2 1 (20.00%) H.323
2 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (20.00%) FCAPS
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Relationships Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Benchmarking
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (20.00%) Logistics
4 1 (20.00%) MODAF
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) Network Management
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) HND
3 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) APMP
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) CCNP
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) CCVP
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
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