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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 57 78 63
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -15
Contract jobs citing HND 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.28% 0.19% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.11% 0.67% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £118 £110 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £294
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +15.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £37.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-32.88% +106.94%
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
180 300 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.60% 29.01% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 161 136
Median daily rate £401 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.64% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 28 13
Median hourly rate £24.50 £30.90 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.71% +81.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.70 £21.55 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.82 £37.09 £52.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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
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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 5 (71.43%) Finance
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) Data Entry
2 4 (57.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 4 (57.14%) SAP
2 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) Workflow
3 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (28.57%) Network Design
4 2 (28.57%) LTE
4 2 (28.57%) MGW
4 2 (28.57%) SIGTRAN
4 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Diameter Protocol
4 2 (28.57%) SPML
4 2 (28.57%) 4G
4 2 (28.57%) High Availability
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) INAP
4 2 (28.57%) Front Office
4 2 (28.57%) Back Office
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP

HND
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 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
1 4 (57.14%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) 3G
1 2 (28.57%) 4G
1 2 (28.57%) Diameter Protocol
1 2 (28.57%) INAP
1 2 (28.57%) LDAP
1 2 (28.57%) LTE
1 2 (28.57%) MGW
1 2 (28.57%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (14.29%) BGP
2 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) IPsec
2 1 (14.29%) MPLS
2 1 (14.29%) OSPF
2 1 (14.29%) RSVP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Back Office
3 2 (28.57%) Front Office
4 1 (14.29%) Billing
4 1 (14.29%) Electronics
4 1 (14.29%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (14.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) Project Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Designer
4 1 (14.29%) IP Designer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) SPML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Data Entry
1 4 (57.14%) Workflow
2 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) High Availability
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Network Design
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Logistics
4 1 (14.29%) Network Management
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) HNC
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) JNCIP
3 1 (14.29%) JNCIS
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) Nokia
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper