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 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 149 158 139
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -19
Contract jobs citing HND 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.086% 0.12% 0.032%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.49% 0.59% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £330 £420 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
-3.67% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £38.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.06% +113.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £38.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-35.06% +43.92%
HND
England

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
614 843 604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.62% 20.08% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 468 320
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +6.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 65 51
Median hourly rate £21.00 £37.72 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.31% +67.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £15.77 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £57.75 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing HND as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 HND within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +14 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HND 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 HND.

1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) HNC
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
3 3 (42.86%) Security Operations
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (28.57%) SIEM
4 2 (28.57%) Protective Monitoring
4 2 (28.57%) PMI
4 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) Middleware
5 1 (14.29%) SGML
5 1 (14.29%) Bluetooth
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) EMC
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) FrameMaker

HND
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 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) FrameMaker
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Bluetooth
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) WebEx
1 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Appium
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Games
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (14.29%) Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Author
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Product Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Project Leader
1 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Technical Author
1 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) SGML
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) PMI
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
1 3 (42.86%) Security Operations
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (28.57%) Protective Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Video Processing
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) HNC
3 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) EMC
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
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