The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Milton Keynes region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 64 64 60
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing HNC 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.45% 0.29% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.78% 1.37% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £368 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.79 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.66% -21.05%
Qualifications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
225 146 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 25.22% 21.04% 28.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 66 93
Average daily rate £325 £315 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £238 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +14.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £13.82 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £38.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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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
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 18 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 7 (100.00%) HND
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Project Management
2 6 (85.71%) PRINCE2
2 6 (85.71%) MS Project
2 6 (85.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) DV Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Minitab
5 1 (14.29%) Business Development
5 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
5 1 (14.29%) .NET

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (85.71%) MS Project
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Project Management
2 6 (85.71%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Business Development
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) HND
2 6 (85.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) DV Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Minitab