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 27 May 2016 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 421 412 416
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing HND 9 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.041% 0.049% 0.022%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.31% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Median daily rate £243 £308 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.13% -39.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £32.00 £22.18 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.27% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.06 £32.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +96.96%
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
3659 3578 3724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.59% 16.05% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2541 2318 2548
Median daily rate £450 £415 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £563 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 94 125
Median hourly rate £19.50 £23.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.21% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.56 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.60 £50.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 27 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the London region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +36 2 £355 +1.28% 1
Greenford - 2 £243 -
Croydon - 1 - -
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 9 (81.82%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) HNC
3 3 (27.27%) MS Office
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Presales
4 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 2 (18.18%) NVQ Level 3
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
4 2 (18.18%) Wireless
4 2 (18.18%) ISEB
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) CCNA
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) VPN
4 2 (18.18%) SLA
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) PHP

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 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) Moodle
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
1 2 (18.18%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) Bluetooth
2 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) RFID
2 1 (9.09%) RS-232
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Product Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Product Test Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Test Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Design Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Electronics Design Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Junior
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Junior PHP Developer
3 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) DHTML
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Handset
2 1 (9.09%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) Presales
1 2 (18.18%) Project Management
1 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
1 2 (18.18%) Web Development
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Security
2 1 (9.09%) Fault Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Network Management
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
2 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C
1 2 (18.18%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) HNC
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) CCNA
4 2 (18.18%) ISEB
4 2 (18.18%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (18.18%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (9.09%) CCDP
5 1 (9.09%) CCIE
5 1 (9.09%) CCIP
5 1 (9.09%) CCNP
5 1 (9.09%) CCVP
5 1 (9.09%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) MCP
5 1 (9.09%) MCSE
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Terminal Server
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) EMC