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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Higher National Diploma (HND)
UK / Scotland
Rank 105 132 124
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -8
Contract jobs citing HND 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 0.077% 0.038%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.08% 0.40% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £185 £135 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.03% -58.46%
UK excluding London median daily rate £185 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-43.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.37 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £17.48 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+54.46% -20.54%

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
278 495 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.71% 18.98% 17.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 268 231
Median daily rate £338 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £445 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 23
Median hourly rate £42.00 £32.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% +80.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £15.25 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +100.00%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing HND as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
Dundee -3 1 £185 +37.03%
Glasgow - 1 - - 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
HND
UK

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for HND.

1 3 (30.00%) SQL
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) GIS
1 3 (30.00%) CAD
2 2 (20.00%) AutoCAD
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Virgin Media
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) HNC
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Edge Animate
3 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) Korn
3 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (10.00%) QA
3 1 (10.00%) Django
3 1 (10.00%) Drupal
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) System Testing
3 1 (10.00%) QMS
3 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (10.00%) WordPress

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) Drupal
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) AutoCAD
2 1 (10.00%) Edge Animate
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (10.00%) SSH
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) GIS
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Coordinator
1 3 (30.00%) GIS Coordinator
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Interactive Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) Django
1 1 (10.00%) Flash
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) e-Learning
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) CAD
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Content Development
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) OOP
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) QMS
3 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
3 1 (10.00%) System Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (10.00%) Bourne shell
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Korn
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) HNC
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) NFS
1 1 (10.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Virgin Media
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
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