The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 55 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HNC 11 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.34% - 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.72% - 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £256 £278
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -7.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.79 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+42.49% -56.73%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Qualifications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
233 126 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 28.35% 16.87% 25.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 72 77
Average daily rate £336 £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.32% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £128 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -32.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.85 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £28.42 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

HNC
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

HNC Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

HNC
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HNC across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

HNC Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

HNC
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

HNC Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

HNC
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing HNC 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 HNC.

1 10 (90.91%) HND
1 10 (90.91%) PRINCE2
1 10 (90.91%) Project Management
1 10 (90.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 10 (90.91%) SC Cleared
1 10 (90.91%) Security Cleared
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) MS Project
3 7 (63.64%) Service Delivery
3 7 (63.64%) DV Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
5 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Windows
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 1 (9.09%) BS15000
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing HNC 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 HNC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 8 (72.73%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) PRINCE2
1 10 (90.91%) Project Management
2 7 (63.64%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) HND
1 10 (90.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 10 (90.91%) SC Cleared
1 10 (90.91%) Security Cleared
2 7 (63.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) BS15000
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint