The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 74 61 73
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Contract jobs citing HNC 3 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.30% 0.93% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.03% 2.89% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate
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£270 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £22.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
+64.77% +39.32%
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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 Reading region.

Qualifications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
290 277 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.88% 32.10% 30.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 138 134
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £278 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 11 13
Average hourly rate £30.90 £17.07 £18.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.01% -7.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.03 £59.00 £30.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

HNC
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

HNC Daily Rate Trend in Reading

HNC
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

HNC Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

HNC
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 7 (100.00%) HND
1 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (85.71%) 2G
2 6 (85.71%) LTE
2 6 (85.71%) 4G
2 6 (85.71%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (85.71%) UNIX
2 6 (85.71%) 3G
3 5 (71.43%) CCNP
3 5 (71.43%) CCNA
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (71.43%) Perl
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) MS Access
3 5 (71.43%) XML
4 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) Electronics
6 1 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (14.29%) Marketing
6 1 (14.29%) Product Marketing
6 1 (14.29%) MS Office
6 1 (14.29%) GSM
6 1 (14.29%) UMTS
6 1 (14.29%) NDS
6 1 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
6 1 (14.29%) SS7
6 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) Change Management

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) 3G
1 6 (85.71%) 2G
1 6 (85.71%) LTE
1 6 (85.71%) 4G
1 6 (85.71%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (14.29%) SS7
2 1 (14.29%) GSM
2 1 (14.29%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MS Access
General
1 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Electronics
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Project Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) XML
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
1 1 (14.29%) Change Management
1 1 (14.29%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Perl
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) HND
2 5 (71.43%) CCNP
2 5 (71.43%) CCNA
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) NDS
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
1 1 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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