The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 258 232 230
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -2
Contract jobs citing HNC 17 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.66% 0.83% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 1
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£340 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.25 £15.79
% change year-on-year
+57.30% +40.91%
HNC
England

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

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2591 2288 2057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.16% 24.84% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1556 1181 1063
Average daily rate £380 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 104 105
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.91 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.56% +10.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

HNC
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

HNC Daily Rate Trend in the South East

HNC
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HNC across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

HNC Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

HNC
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

HNC Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

HNC
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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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
Berkshire -1 10 £340 +13.33% 3
Buckinghamshire -17 5 £375 -6.25% 4
Hampshire - 1 £323 - 2
Surrey - 1 - - 2
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 25 (80.65%) HND
2 15 (48.39%) Degree
3 11 (35.48%) ITIL
4 10 (32.26%) Telecoms
5 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
5 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
6 7 (22.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
7 6 (19.35%) UNIX
7 6 (19.35%) 3G
7 6 (19.35%) Project Management
7 6 (19.35%) 2G
7 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (19.35%) Radio Access Network
7 6 (19.35%) LTE
7 6 (19.35%) 4G
8 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
8 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (16.13%) CCNP
8 5 (16.13%) CCNA
8 5 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (16.13%) MS Access
8 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2
8 5 (16.13%) XML
8 5 (16.13%) Perl
8 5 (16.13%) SQL
9 4 (12.90%) LAN
9 4 (12.90%) Windows
9 4 (12.90%) Linux
9 4 (12.90%) Wi-Fi

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) MS Project
3 1 (3.23%) CATIA
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) 3G
1 6 (19.35%) 2G
1 6 (19.35%) LTE
1 6 (19.35%) 4G
1 6 (19.35%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (12.90%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (12.90%) LAN
3 2 (6.45%) Internet
4 1 (3.23%) Network Security
4 1 (3.23%) UMTS
4 1 (3.23%) ATM
4 1 (3.23%) GSM
4 1 (3.23%) Wireless
4 1 (3.23%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (32.26%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.68%) Military
3 2 (6.45%) Electronics
3 2 (6.45%) Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Publishing
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Project Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Service Transition Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Service Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Change Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Designer
4 2 (6.45%) Implementation Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (6.45%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Designer
4 2 (6.45%) Solutions Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Project Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Trainer
5 1 (3.23%) Functional Test Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Instructor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.45%) Economics
1 2 (6.45%) Statistics
2 1 (3.23%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) UNIX
2 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) ITIL
2 6 (19.35%) Project Management
2 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2
3 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
4 4 (12.90%) Service Management
4 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.68%) Change Management
6 2 (6.45%) ITSM
6 2 (6.45%) Change Control
6 2 (6.45%) Release Management
6 2 (6.45%) Requirements Management
6 2 (6.45%) SDLC
7 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.23%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.23%) Product Marketing
7 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (3.23%) Functional Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) Perl
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) C#
2 2 (6.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (80.65%) HND
2 15 (48.39%) Degree
3 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
3 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
4 7 (22.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (16.13%) CCNP
5 5 (16.13%) CCNA
5 5 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.23%) APMP
7 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.23%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) NDS
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.45%) VMware
1 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
2 1 (3.23%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (3.23%) Aruba
2 1 (3.23%) LANDesk
2 1 (3.23%) Citrix
2 1 (3.23%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
2 1 (3.23%) TIBCO
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco
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