The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HND over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 64 64 67
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing HND 6 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.81% 0.53% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.70% 1.96% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Median daily rate £118 £185 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.48% -2.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £191 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-45.35% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.34 £37.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-61.50% +69.31%
HND
Berkshire

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
222 255 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.88% 27.01% 29.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 126 159
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £269 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 35 8
Median hourly rate £43.28 £30.90 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.06% +81.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +57.14%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

HND
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

HND Daily Rate Trend in Reading

HND
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HND across the Reading region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

HND Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

HND
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

HND Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

HND
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Reading region with a requirement for HND.

1 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (71.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Data Entry
2 5 (71.43%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) MS Office
2 5 (71.43%) SAP
2 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Workflow
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) 3G
3 2 (28.57%) HNC
3 2 (28.57%) 4G
3 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (28.57%) LTE
3 2 (28.57%) 2G
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) XML

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
1 5 (71.43%) MS Office
1 5 (71.43%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) 2G
1 2 (28.57%) 3G
1 2 (28.57%) 4G
1 2 (28.57%) LTE
1 2 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
General
1 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Administrator
2 4 (57.14%) Project Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) 3G Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 4G Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (71.43%) Data Entry
1 5 (71.43%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) HNC
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
1 5 (71.43%) SAP