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 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 406 416 408
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing HND 9 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.037% 0.064% 0.060%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.43% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 10
Average daily rate
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£300 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £207 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £510 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £288 £260
% change year-on-year
+0.86% +10.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £15.79 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+44.07% -19.02%
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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
3745 3742 3819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.32% 14.91% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2444 2368 2293
Average daily rate £425 £415 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 89 139
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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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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
Hayes - - - - 2
Hounslow - - - -
Teddington - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
City of London - - - - 2
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (66.67%) Degree
2 6 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (40.00%) HNC
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (20.00%) Six Sigma
4 3 (20.00%) PTC
4 3 (20.00%) Windchill
4 3 (20.00%) QA
4 3 (20.00%) Finance
4 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) AWK
5 2 (13.33%) Web Application Development
5 2 (13.33%) C-shell
5 2 (13.33%) Equities
5 2 (13.33%) Release Management
5 2 (13.33%) UNIX
5 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (13.33%) MS Excel

HND
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Windchill
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.67%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (6.67%) MS Access
2 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (6.67%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Developer
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Configuration Controller
2 1 (6.67%) Excel Developer
2 1 (6.67%) Excel VBA Developer
2 1 (6.67%) Designer
2 1 (6.67%) Java Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 1 (6.67%) Performance Reporting Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) PHP Zend Developer
2 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Report Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (6.67%) Zend Framework
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) HTML5
2 1 (6.67%) LESS
2 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) JSP
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (13.33%) Equities
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (6.67%) Open Source
3 1 (6.67%) Motion Graphics
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Six Sigma
1 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Electronic Trading
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (13.33%) Web Application Development
2 2 (13.33%) Release Management
3 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) Workflow
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.67%) Information Management
3 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Management
3 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Perl
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) AWK
2 2 (13.33%) C-shell
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Degree
2 6 (40.00%) HNC
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) CCVP
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (6.67%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (20.00%) PTC
2 1 (6.67%) Zend
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Avaya
2 1 (6.67%) BMC
2 1 (6.67%) Mapinfo
2 1 (6.67%) Remedy
2 1 (6.67%) ESRI
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