The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HND over the 3 months to 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 128 122 114
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing HND 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.12% 0.038% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.63% 0.21% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £130 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £19.50 £22.44
% change year-on-year
+69.23% -13.09%
HND
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
477 482 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.67% 18.17% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 264 176
Average daily rate £343 £350 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% +3.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £451 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 28 16
Average hourly rate £20.75 £18.50 £17.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.16% +3.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.14 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £40.00 £35.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

HND
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

HND Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

HND
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

HND Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

HND
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Dundee - 1 £135 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £125 -
HND
UK

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Time Management
1 2 (33.33%) Validation
1 2 (33.33%) Document Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCADA
1 2 (33.33%) Release Management
1 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (16.67%) RNC
2 1 (16.67%) Huawei
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Statistics
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) NetCracker
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (16.67%) Cash Management
2 1 (16.67%) ZTE
2 1 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (16.67%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Linux

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle HRMS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) 2G
1 1 (16.67%) 3G
1 1 (16.67%) ATM
1 1 (16.67%) DWDM
1 1 (16.67%) RNC
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Discoverer
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Law
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Author
1 1 (16.67%) DBA
1 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Author
1 1 (16.67%) Validation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) SCADA
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Statistics
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Document Management
1 2 (33.33%) Release Management
1 2 (33.33%) SDLC
1 2 (33.33%) Time Management
1 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Cash Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 1 (16.67%) BT
1 1 (16.67%) Ericsson
1 1 (16.67%) Huawei
1 1 (16.67%) i2
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) NEC
1 1 (16.67%) NetCracker
1 1 (16.67%) Nokia
1 1 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 1 (16.67%) Nortel
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Siemens
1 1 (16.67%) ZTE
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