The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 Diploma (HND)
England / London
Rank 400 392 398
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing HND 4 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.029% 0.047%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.16% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 4
Median daily rate £375 £450 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £450 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £174 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
-46.53% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £14.99 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+80.12% -31.86%

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%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing HND as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HND 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 HND.

1 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) MS Office
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) MCSE
3 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
4 4 (44.44%) MCSA
4 4 (44.44%) SCCM
4 4 (44.44%) Skype for Business
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (44.44%) Office 365
4 4 (44.44%) Skype
4 4 (44.44%) OneDrive
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
5 3 (33.33%) Lumension
5 3 (33.33%) Forcepoint
5 3 (33.33%) HNC
5 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (33.33%) Firmware
6 2 (22.22%) Middleware
6 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (22.22%) Wireless
6 2 (22.22%) Electronics
6 2 (22.22%) Bluetooth
6 2 (22.22%) ZigBee
6 2 (22.22%) EMC
6 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills

HND
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
1 4 (44.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Project
2 1 (11.11%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
1 4 (44.44%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Skype
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) Bluetooth
3 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 2 (22.22%) ZigBee
4 1 (11.11%) Avaya Modular Messaging
4 1 (11.11%) BGP
4 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) OSPF
4 1 (11.11%) SNMP
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
General
1 2 (22.22%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Electronics Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Office 365 Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Product Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Avaya Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Market Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Market Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Market Data Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Fault Analysis
1 2 (22.22%) Prototyping
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) Video Processing
2 1 (11.11%) Workforce Optimisation
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) MCSE
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (44.44%) MCSA
4 3 (33.33%) HNC
5 1 (11.11%) Avaya Certification
5 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (11.11%) MCP
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) Forcepoint
3 3 (33.33%) Lumension
4 2 (22.22%) EMC
5 1 (11.11%) Avaya
5 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg
5 1 (11.11%) FactSet
5 1 (11.11%) Fidessa
5 1 (11.11%) Red Box
5 1 (11.11%) Sonus
5 1 (11.11%) TOWER Software