The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
England / North West
Rank 129 - 137
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HNC 4 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% - 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.80% - 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Median daily rate £310 - £681
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £270 £345
% change year-on-year
+6.48% -21.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.02
% change year-on-year
- -0.05%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
498 689 671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.95% 18.49% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 353 328
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £258 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 48 57
Median hourly rate £41.25 £35.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.50 £15.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.90 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing HNC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

HNC
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

HNC Daily Rate Trend in the North West

HNC
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

HNC Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

HNC
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 2 £310 -
Manchester - 1 - - 3
Cumbria - 1 - -
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HNC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for HNC.

1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) PMP
3 1 (20.00%) CAD
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) 3ds Max
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) Business Development
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET
3 1 (20.00%) Classic ASP
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) 3ds Max
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MS Access
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (20.00%) CAD Designer
1 1 (20.00%) Designer
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Risk Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Integration Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 1 (20.00%) Classic ASP
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) LINQ
1 1 (20.00%) LINQ to SQL
1 1 (20.00%) WCF
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (20.00%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Business Development
1 1 (20.00%) CAD
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (20.00%) MVC
1 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VB
1 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) HND
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (20.00%) PMP
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft