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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 412 422 414
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing HNC 6 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.028% 0.013% 0.035%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.081% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £365 £350 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.21% -31.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £350 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £350 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £303 £250
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +21.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.12 £27.44 £14.13
% change year-on-year
-8.45% +94.26%
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
3609 3695 3778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.59% 16.09% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2505 2401 2576
Median daily rate £450 £415 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £568 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 96 126
Median hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.89% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.72 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.60 £50.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing HNC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +42 1 £355 +1.28%
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 London region with a requirement for HNC.

1 5 (71.43%) HND
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
4 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) C
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) NVQ Level 3
4 2 (28.57%) Presales
5 1 (14.29%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
5 1 (14.29%) Network Management
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Coaching
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) CCIE
5 1 (14.29%) CCNP
5 1 (14.29%) CCIP
5 1 (14.29%) CCDP
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Bluetooth
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Voice Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Data Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics Design Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Implementation Manager
1 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Product Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Senior Desktop Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Trainer
1 1 (14.29%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Presales
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Fault Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Network Management
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) HND
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) NVQ Level 3
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) CCDP
4 1 (14.29%) CCIE
4 1 (14.29%) CCIP
4 1 (14.29%) CCNP
4 1 (14.29%) CCVP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
1 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) VMware