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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
England / South East
Rank 230 242 226
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Contract jobs citing HNC 13 21 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.24% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.60% 0.87% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 12
Median daily rate £263 £270 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £321 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £270 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.48% -32.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
Median hourly rate £48.00 £33.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £25.80 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £35.40 £41.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.02
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.05%

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
2181 2417 2642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.75% 27.74% 27.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1335 1463 1301
Median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 122 105
Median hourly rate £27.38 £45.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.15% +125.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £61.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.51% +84.44%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing HNC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 February 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
Berkshire +10 6 £260 +15.55% 1
Hampshire +1 3 £263 -19.23% 1
Surrey -1 2 - -
West Sussex -8 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £375 -
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HNC 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 South East region with a requirement for HNC.

1 10 (50.00%) HND
2 9 (45.00%) Degree
3 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (30.00%) Mathematics
5 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (25.00%) Process Improvement
6 4 (20.00%) LTE
6 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (20.00%) Quality Management
6 4 (20.00%) C
6 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (20.00%) SQL
6 4 (20.00%) CCNP
6 4 (20.00%) CCNA
7 3 (15.00%) .NET
7 3 (15.00%) Perl
7 3 (15.00%) Unix
7 3 (15.00%) MS Office
7 3 (15.00%) Internet
7 3 (15.00%) HP
7 3 (15.00%) 3G
7 3 (15.00%) 2G
7 3 (15.00%) Validation
7 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (15.00%) 4G
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (10.00%) Line Management
8 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.00%) CATIA
3 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (20.00%) LTE
3 3 (15.00%) 2G
3 3 (15.00%) 3G
3 3 (15.00%) 4G
3 3 (15.00%) Internet
4 1 (5.00%) ATM
4 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (5.00%) HTTP
4 1 (5.00%) Network Security
4 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.00%) VLAN
4 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) MS Access
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Protractor
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (10.00%) Electronics
3 1 (5.00%) Automotive
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (15.00%) Design Engineer
1 3 (15.00%) Developer
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms Assistant
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Designer
2 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) 3G Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Electronics Technician
3 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) OSS Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Designer
3 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Systems Test Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (5.00%) Tester
3 1 (5.00%) Validation Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) REST
3 1 (5.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Mathematics
2 5 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 4 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (15.00%) Validation
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (10.00%) Line Management
5 2 (10.00%) MVC
5 2 (10.00%) System Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.00%) 3D Modelling
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.00%) Information Security
6 1 (5.00%) PDM
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) C
1 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) Perl
3 2 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) HND
2 9 (45.00%) Degree
3 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (20.00%) CCNA
4 4 (20.00%) CCNP
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) ISEB
5 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (5.00%) OpenView
1 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) HP
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Serena
3 1 (5.00%) Juniper
3 1 (5.00%) SevOne
3 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
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