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 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 436 414 424
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +10
Contract jobs citing HNC 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.022% 0.017%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.077% 0.14% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £220 £570
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -61.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £248 £400 £250
% change year-on-year
-38.12% +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £16.81
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +27.88%
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
3901 3656 3851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.95% 16.05% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2755 2358 2598
Median daily rate £450 £413 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £556 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 90 122
Median hourly rate £18.50 £20.88 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.37% +4.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £37.50
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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 (83.33%) HND
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (33.33%) NVQ Level 3
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Presales
4 2 (33.33%) C
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) Workday HCM
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) CCIE
5 1 (16.67%) CCNP
5 1 (16.67%) CCIP
5 1 (16.67%) CCDP
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) Network Management
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Workday HCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Workday Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Trainer
2 1 (16.67%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
1 2 (33.33%) Presales
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) HND
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (16.67%) CCDP
4 1 (16.67%) CCIE
4 1 (16.67%) CCIP
4 1 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) CCVP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco