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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 404 413 372
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -41
Contract jobs citing HND 5 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.022% 0.045% 0.042%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.29% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 5
Average daily rate
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£261 £675 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.29% +92.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £400 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £700 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £370
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -18.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -60.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -31.42%
HND
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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
3848 3756 3256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.69% 15.49% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2673 2432 2052
Average daily rate £425 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 85 129
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.25 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.08% +1.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £42.40 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (57.14%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
2 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) HNC
4 3 (21.43%) Six Sigma
4 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) Adobe
4 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
4 3 (21.43%) Photoshop
4 3 (21.43%) QA
4 3 (21.43%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (21.43%) InDesign
4 3 (21.43%) PTC
4 3 (21.43%) Windchill
4 3 (21.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Release Management
5 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) .NET
5 2 (14.29%) MySQL
5 2 (14.29%) Windows
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) Service Management
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Primavera

HND
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
1 3 (21.43%) Photoshop
1 3 (21.43%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (21.43%) InDesign
1 3 (21.43%) Windchill
1 3 (21.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy AR System
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (7.14%) SAP BI
2 1 (7.14%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Configuration Controller
2 3 (21.43%) Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Graphic Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.14%) Report Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Excel Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Excel VBA Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.14%) VBA Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Reporting Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) JSP
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.14%) Zend Framework
2 1 (7.14%) Spring
2 1 (7.14%) LESS
2 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.14%) Smart Meter
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Six Sigma
2 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Release Management
3 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) Information Management
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) HNC
3 1 (7.14%) ISEB
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
1 3 (21.43%) Adobe
1 3 (21.43%) PTC
2 1 (7.14%) Primavera
2 1 (7.14%) Remedy
2 1 (7.14%) BMC
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Zend
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