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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank - 63 65
Contract jobs citing HNC 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes - 0.44% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.74% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.80% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £15.58
% change year-on-year
+105.88% +9.11%
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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
193 230 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 22.55% 25.56% 20.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 140 73
Average daily rate £375 £330 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +6.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 8
Average hourly rate £17.77 £15.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) HND
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Project Management
2 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 5 (83.33%) MS Project
2 5 (83.33%) Logistics
2 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (83.33%) APMP
3 4 (66.67%) Structured Cabling
3 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) MS Office
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VBA
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) CCTV
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) MS Project
2 4 (66.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Software Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) CCTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Project Management
2 5 (83.33%) Logistics
2 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) HND
2 5 (83.33%) APMP
2 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint