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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
England / London
Rank 399 393 404
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing HNC 5 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.026% 0.024% 0.019%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Median daily rate £366 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.61% +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £273 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.50% -9.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £40.00 £35.02
% change year-on-year
-41.25% +14.22%

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
3198 3689 3660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.51% 17.97% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2165 2442 2542
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 67 61
Median hourly rate £31.50 £22.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.18% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.16 £12.50 £13.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +110.81%

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 -9 1 £395 -12.22% 1
Greenford - 1 £283 -
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 9 (64.29%) ITIL
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
1 9 (64.29%) Citrix
1 9 (64.29%) Problem Management
1 9 (64.29%) SCCM
1 9 (64.29%) Software Packaging
1 9 (64.29%) DV Cleared
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
1 9 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (57.14%) Virtual Desktop
2 8 (57.14%) Degree
2 8 (57.14%) XenDesktop
2 8 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
2 8 (57.14%) Service Management
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (35.71%) Change Management
5 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
6 3 (21.43%) HND
7 2 (14.29%) EMC
7 2 (14.29%) Bluetooth
7 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (14.29%) Wireless
7 2 (14.29%) Electronics
7 2 (14.29%) Firmware
7 2 (14.29%) Middleware
7 2 (14.29%) Def Stans
7 2 (14.29%) Fault Analysis

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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
1 1 (7.14%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Bluetooth
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (14.29%) Wireless
1 2 (14.29%) ZigBee
General
1 2 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Electronics Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Product Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared Project Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) Software Packaging
2 2 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ITIL
1 9 (64.29%) Problem Management
2 8 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
2 8 (57.14%) Service Management
3 5 (35.71%) Change Management
4 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Fault Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Prototyping
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) Video Processing
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) DV Cleared
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (57.14%) Degree
3 3 (21.43%) HND
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Def Stans
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 8 (57.14%) Virtual Desktop
2 8 (57.14%) XenDesktop
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (14.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft