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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 227 235 225
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing HNC 19 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.29% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.81% 1.07% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 8
Average daily rate £270 £253 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.93% +3.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £342 £279
UK excluding London average daily rate £273 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-16.15% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £33.00 £35.02 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +52.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.02 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +53.93%
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
2360 2619 2169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.56% 27.45% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1426 1279 1035
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 107 115
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.84% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 10 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HNC across the South East region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

HNC Hourly Rate Histogram 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 10 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
Berkshire +10 7 £225 -8.62%
Surrey -15 7 £270 +12.50% 1
Hampshire +6 3 £318 -
Buckinghamshire +10 1 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 - -
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 20 (52.63%) HND
2 17 (44.74%) Security Cleared
3 15 (39.47%) SC Cleared
4 14 (36.84%) ITIL
5 12 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (26.32%) Telecoms
7 9 (23.68%) Project Management
7 9 (23.68%) PRINCE2
7 9 (23.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 8 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (18.42%) 2G
9 7 (18.42%) 3G
9 7 (18.42%) SLA
9 7 (18.42%) CCNA
10 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
10 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (15.79%) Windows
10 6 (15.79%) Linux
10 6 (15.79%) MCSE
10 6 (15.79%) CCNP
10 6 (15.79%) Remedy
10 6 (15.79%) Degree
10 6 (15.79%) LTE
10 6 (15.79%) Military
10 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
10 6 (15.79%) 4G
10 6 (15.79%) RHCSA
10 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
11 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
11 5 (13.16%) Unix

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (7.89%) AutoCAD
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) MicroStation
3 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.63%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (2.63%) ProjectWise
3 1 (2.63%) PTC Creo
3 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.63%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (18.42%) 2G
2 7 (18.42%) 3G
3 6 (15.79%) 4G
3 6 (15.79%) LTE
4 4 (10.53%) ATM
4 4 (10.53%) VoLTE
4 4 (10.53%) Wireless
5 3 (7.89%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (5.26%) Ethernet
6 2 (5.26%) Internet
6 2 (5.26%) VoIP
7 1 (2.63%) LAN
7 1 (2.63%) MPLS
7 1 (2.63%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 6 (15.79%) Military
3 4 (10.53%) Back Office
4 2 (5.26%) Electronics
5 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.63%) Finance
5 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Project Manager
2 7 (18.42%) Support Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Linux Support
3 6 (15.79%) Linux Support Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Transmission Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Back Office Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Support Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Design Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Radio Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Access Transmission Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.26%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) IP Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) RAN Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) WAP
2 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Fat Client
4 2 (5.26%) Thin Client
4 2 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Linux
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
1 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
2 5 (13.16%) Unix
3 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) ITIL
2 9 (23.68%) PRINCE2
2 9 (23.68%) Project Management
3 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
4 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.26%) Change Management
6 2 (5.26%) High Availability
6 2 (5.26%) Information Security
6 2 (5.26%) Service Management
6 2 (5.26%) SFIA
6 2 (5.26%) Time Management
7 1 (2.63%) Data Entry
7 1 (2.63%) Data Management
7 1 (2.63%) PDM
7 1 (2.63%) Presales
7 1 (2.63%) Process Improvement
7 1 (2.63%) Requirements Management
7 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.63%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) AWK
1 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
1 2 (5.26%) Perl
1 2 (5.26%) Python
1 2 (5.26%) sed
1 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (52.63%) HND
2 17 (44.74%) Security Cleared
3 15 (39.47%) SC Cleared
4 12 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (23.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (18.42%) CCNA
7 6 (15.79%) CCNP
7 6 (15.79%) Degree
7 6 (15.79%) MCSE
7 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (15.79%) RHCSA
8 4 (10.53%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.63%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) SLA
2 3 (7.89%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) XenApp
3 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (5.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Nagios
1 4 (10.53%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.26%) Puppet
3 1 (2.63%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Remedy
2 5 (13.16%) HP
3 4 (10.53%) Altiris
3 4 (10.53%) Cisco
3 4 (10.53%) Citrix
3 4 (10.53%) Ericsson
3 4 (10.53%) Nokia
4 3 (7.89%) Aruba
4 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.26%) Huawei
5 2 (5.26%) IBM
5 2 (5.26%) NEC
5 2 (5.26%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.26%) VMware
6 1 (2.63%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.63%) BT
6 1 (2.63%) Intel Security
6 1 (2.63%) Mapinfo
6 1 (2.63%) NetCracker
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