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 28 January 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 374 387 369
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Contract jobs citing HND 12 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.058% 0.064% 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.38% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 2
Average daily rate
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£388 £463 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.21% +110.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £130 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £700 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £295 £350
% change year-on-year
+27.11% -15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £22.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-13.18% -35.00%
HND
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
3527 3654 3026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.05% 16.72% 15.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2392 2305 1880
Average daily rate £425 £415 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 76 121
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -2.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.13 £40.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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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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
Croydon -6 1 £475 +90.00% 1
Uxbridge - - - -
City of London - - - -
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 12 (75.00%) Degree
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) Photoshop
3 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) Adobe
3 4 (25.00%) QA
3 4 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (25.00%) InDesign
3 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
4 3 (18.75%) Linux
4 3 (18.75%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) HNC
4 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
4 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) PTC
5 2 (12.50%) Windchill
5 2 (12.50%) Legal
5 2 (12.50%) Validation
5 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
5 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL

HND
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Photoshop
1 4 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (25.00%) InDesign
1 4 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (12.50%) Windchill
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (6.25%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) VoIP
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
1 1 (6.25%) SNMP
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
2 2 (12.50%) Selenium
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.25%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (12.50%) Legal
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Designer
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Graphic Designer
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Controller
4 1 (6.25%) Voice Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Service Design Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Creative Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Packager
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
1 1 (6.25%) JMS
1 1 (6.25%) Java RMI
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) XML
1 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
1 1 (6.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Smart Meter
3 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) TDD
3 2 (12.50%) Validation
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 2 (12.50%) V-Model
3 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 2 (12.50%) BDD
3 2 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Line Management
4 1 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Business Development
4 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Java
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) HNC
3 2 (12.50%) ISEB
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) XenApp
2 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) WSUS
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Adobe
2 2 (12.50%) PTC
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) AppSense
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) Avaya
3 1 (6.25%) BMC
3 1 (6.25%) Mercator
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Primavera
3 1 (6.25%) Remedy
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