The table below looks at the statistics for HND 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 HND over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 68 63 63
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing HND 1 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.12% 0.66% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.50% 2.42% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£520 £325 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -11.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.44 £21.50 £9.50
% change year-on-year
+27.62% +126.31%
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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
201 248 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 24.39% 27.34% 24.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 154 69
Average daily rate £400 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £472 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 7
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

HND
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

HND Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

HND Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Project Management
1 7 (100.00%) HNC
2 6 (85.71%) PRINCE2
2 6 (85.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (85.71%) MS Project
3 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Logistics
3 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) APMP
4 4 (57.14%) Structured Cabling
4 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) MS Office
4 4 (57.14%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) VBA
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) CCTV
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
5 1 (14.29%) Change Control

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 6 (85.71%) MS Project
2 4 (57.14%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Delivery Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Software Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) CCTV
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Project Management
2 6 (85.71%) PRINCE2
3 5 (71.43%) Logistics
4 4 (57.14%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 1 (14.29%) Change Control
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) HNC
2 6 (85.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) APMP
4 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint