The table below looks at the statistics for HND 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 HND over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 149 133 122
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Contract jobs citing HND 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.033% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.64% 0.18% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£360 - £288
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 - £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 - £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.38 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.97% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.44 £21.50 £12.54
% change year-on-year
+27.62% +71.45%
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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 North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
785 546 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.52% 17.88% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 269 232
Average daily rate £400 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.13% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 49 49
Average hourly rate £30.52 £22.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.72% -32.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+27.33% -10.71%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

HND
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

HND Daily Rate Trend in the North West

HND
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

HND Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

HND
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HND across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

HND Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

HND
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 4 £360 - 2
Lancashire - 1 - - 2
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 13 (86.67%) Degree
2 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) HNC
2 7 (46.67%) Project Management
2 7 (46.67%) Change Management
3 6 (40.00%) CITP
3 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (13.33%) BPR
5 2 (13.33%) Statistics
5 2 (13.33%) Information Management
5 2 (13.33%) Logistics
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) C
5 2 (13.33%) ISEB
5 2 (13.33%) Windows
5 2 (13.33%) Linux
5 2 (13.33%) Qualitative Research
5 2 (13.33%) Business Process Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) SDLC
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
6 1 (6.67%) Modular Programming
6 1 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.67%) Rational DOORS

HND
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (6.67%) InDesign
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
1 1 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Avionics
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Design Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Graphic Designer
3 1 (6.67%) Requirements Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Designer
3 1 (6.67%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Flash
1 1 (6.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (13.33%) Statistics
4 1 (6.67%) Animation
4 1 (6.67%) Photography
4 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
1 7 (46.67%) Change Management
1 7 (46.67%) Project Management
2 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
4 2 (13.33%) Information Management
4 2 (13.33%) Logistics
4 2 (13.33%) Business Process Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Qualitative Research
4 2 (13.33%) SDLC
4 2 (13.33%) BPR
5 1 (6.67%) Modular Programming
5 1 (6.67%) Test Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) V-Model
5 1 (6.67%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Degree
2 7 (46.67%) HNC
3 6 (40.00%) CITP
3 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (13.33%) ISEB
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (6.67%) CCNP
5 1 (6.67%) CCNA
5 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) NFS
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe
1 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
1 1 (6.67%) Apple
1 1 (6.67%) NEC
1 1 (6.67%) VMware
Preston, Lancashire
Connectus
Rate: £37 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + all inclusive day rate
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago