The first table below looks at the demand for HND in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HND over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the London region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 408 400 388
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Contract jobs citing HND 9 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.038% 0.054% 0.076%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.37% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 12
Average daily rate
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£325 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £323 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £503 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £280
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £13.64 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £9.50 £13.34
% change year-on-year
+126.31% -28.75%
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3719 3534 3735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.83% 14.56% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2397 2151 2223
Average daily rate £420 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £243
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 105 122 140
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £12.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £48.00 £38.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
HND
England

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in London

HND
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

HND Daily Rate Trend in London

HND
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HND across the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

HND Daily Rate Histogram in London

HND
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

HND Hourly Rate Trend in London

HND
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 HND within the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +22 1 £510 -2.85% 3
West Drayton - - - -
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing HND 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 HND.

1 10 (71.43%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) HNC
2 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Perl
3 3 (21.43%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) UNIX
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (14.29%) C-shell
4 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
4 2 (14.29%) Release Management
4 2 (14.29%) jQuery
4 2 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Equities
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) PHP
4 2 (14.29%) MySQL
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) .NET
4 2 (14.29%) MS Office

HND
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing HND 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 HND. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) Windchill
2 1 (7.14%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LDAP
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) FTP
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
1 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
1 1 (7.14%) SSL
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) IPsec
1 1 (7.14%) TETRA
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
1 1 (7.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.14%) MS Access
2 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (7.14%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 1 (7.14%) VBA Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Controller
3 1 (7.14%) Excel Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Excel VBA Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Reporting Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) PHP Zend Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Report Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
1 2 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) LESS
2 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (7.14%) Zend Framework
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) JSP
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) XHTML
2 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
2 1 (7.14%) Spring
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Equities
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (7.14%) GIS
3 1 (7.14%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) Motion Graphics
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) UNIX
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
2 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
2 2 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security
3 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Workflow
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.14%) Information Management
3 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Perl
2 3 (21.43%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) PHP
3 2 (14.29%) AWK
3 2 (14.29%) C-shell
4 1 (7.14%) VBA
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) HNC
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) CCVP
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (7.14%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Samba
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Avaya
3 1 (7.14%) BMC
3 1 (7.14%) NetApp
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.14%) Mapinfo
3 1 (7.14%) Remedy
3 1 (7.14%) ESRI
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) PTC
3 1 (7.14%) Zend
3 1 (7.14%) F5
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