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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 419 411 403
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs citing HND 7 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.028% 0.036% 0.054%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.24% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 10
Average daily rate
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£300 £378 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.52% +7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £190 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £470 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £236
% change year-on-year
- +26.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £24.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -25.75%
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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
3878 3801 3641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.73% 15.00% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2642 2469 2271
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 77 118
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Teddington - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
City of London - - - - 2
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (41.67%) HNC
2 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 3 (25.00%) PTC
3 3 (25.00%) Windchill
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (16.67%) Release Management
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Web Application Development
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) MySQL
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) Remedy
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow
5 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
5 1 (8.33%) AWK
5 1 (8.33%) CCVP
5 1 (8.33%) Equities
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Management

HND
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Windchill
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (8.33%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (8.33%) MS Project
3 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (8.33%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (8.33%) MS Access
2 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (8.33%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Configuration Controller
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Report Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (8.33%) VBA Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Excel Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Excel VBA Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Designer
3 1 (8.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) JSP
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (8.33%) Spring
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (8.33%) Zend Framework
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) LESS
2 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (8.33%) Equities
2 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) Motion Graphics
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Six Sigma
1 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) Release Management
2 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) Web Application Development
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Mapping
3 1 (8.33%) UX Design
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (8.33%) Information Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VBA
2 1 (8.33%) AWK
2 1 (8.33%) C-shell
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) HNC
3 1 (8.33%) CCVP
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) PTC
2 1 (8.33%) Zend
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Business Objects
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Avaya
2 1 (8.33%) BMC
2 1 (8.33%) Remedy