The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HND over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 104 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HND 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.69% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£420 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £26.75 £15.58
% change year-on-year
+39.25% +71.69%
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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 Manchester region.

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
289 180 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.23% 13.63% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 106 78
Average daily rate £375 £341 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.97% +13.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £195 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £525 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 23
Average hourly rate £12.00 £23.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.93% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.81 £23.80 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HND across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

HND
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HND across the Manchester region.

HND Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

HND
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HND across the Manchester region.

HND Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) BPR
3 2 (40.00%) Information Management
3 2 (40.00%) Logistics
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Statistics
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) Business Process Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Qualitative Research
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Animation
4 1 (20.00%) Photography
4 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (20.00%) Modular Programming
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (20.00%) HNC
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Linux

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (20.00%) InDesign
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Graphic Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Flash
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Statistics
3 1 (20.00%) Animation
3 1 (20.00%) Photography
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) BPR
1 2 (40.00%) Information Management
1 2 (40.00%) Logistics
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (40.00%) Business Process Improvement
1 2 (40.00%) Qualitative Research
2 1 (20.00%) Modular Programming
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) HNC
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) NFS
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (20.00%) Apple
1 1 (20.00%) VMware