The table below looks at the statistics for HND 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 HND over the 3 months to 25 May 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 244 236 236
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing HND 25 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.26% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.98% 0.99% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 3
Median daily rate £350 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £57.50 £47.79 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.31% +122.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.06 £36.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-16.50% +118.18%
HND
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
2553 2424 2443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.81% 25.97% 27.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1533 1322 1219
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 125 103
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.55 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.40% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.04 £14.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing HND as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

HND Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

HND
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

HND Daily Rate Trend in the South East

HND
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HND across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

HND Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

HND
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

HND Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

HND
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 HND within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hampshire +13 14 £350 +66.66% 1
Berkshire +1 11 - - 1
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 South East region with a requirement for HND.

1 33 (63.46%) Telecoms
2 26 (50.00%) Degree
3 25 (48.08%) HNC
4 23 (44.23%) Computer Science
5 18 (34.62%) C
6 17 (32.69%) 3G
6 17 (32.69%) 4G
7 16 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (28.85%) LTE
9 14 (26.92%) CCNP
9 14 (26.92%) Nokia
9 14 (26.92%) Project Management
9 14 (26.92%) Back Office
10 13 (25.00%) ITIL
11 12 (23.08%) MS Excel
11 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
11 12 (23.08%) Network Design
12 11 (21.15%) Wireless
12 11 (21.15%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (19.23%) Diameter Protocol
13 10 (19.23%) High Availability
13 10 (19.23%) SPML
13 10 (19.23%) SIGTRAN
13 10 (19.23%) SOAP
13 10 (19.23%) LDAP
13 10 (19.23%) INAP
13 10 (19.23%) Change Management
14 9 (17.31%) MS Office
14 9 (17.31%) Integration Testing
14 9 (17.31%) MGW

HND
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 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 9 (17.31%) MS Office
3 2 (3.85%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.92%) MS Project
4 1 (1.92%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (1.92%) PTC Creo
4 1 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.92%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 17 (32.69%) 3G
1 17 (32.69%) 4G
2 15 (28.85%) LTE
3 11 (21.15%) Wireless
4 10 (19.23%) Diameter Protocol
4 10 (19.23%) INAP
4 10 (19.23%) LDAP
4 10 (19.23%) SIGTRAN
5 9 (17.31%) MGW
6 7 (13.46%) 2G
7 6 (11.54%) VoLTE
8 4 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (3.85%) MPLS
9 2 (3.85%) Nokia DX200
9 2 (3.85%) VPN
9 2 (3.85%) WAN
10 1 (1.92%) OSPF
10 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 33 (63.46%) Telecoms
2 14 (26.92%) Back Office
3 8 (15.38%) Finance
3 8 (15.38%) Front Office
4 1 (1.92%) Billing
4 1 (1.92%) Electronics
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.92%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) IP Engineer
2 7 (13.46%) Analyst
2 7 (13.46%) Back Office Engineer
2 7 (13.46%) Design Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) IP Design Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Network Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Transmission Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) IP Network Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Implementation Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Network Design Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) OSS Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Electrical Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Mobile Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Voice Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior IP Design Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior IP Network Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) SOAP
1 10 (19.23%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (44.23%) Computer Science
2 7 (13.46%) Smart Meter
3 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.77%) User Experience
5 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.85%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.92%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Linux
1 6 (11.54%) Unix
2 2 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (1.92%) NetWare
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) Project Management
2 13 (25.00%) ITIL
3 12 (23.08%) Network Design
4 11 (21.15%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (19.23%) Change Management
5 10 (19.23%) High Availability
6 9 (17.31%) Integration Testing
7 8 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (15.38%) Service Delivery
8 7 (13.46%) Asset Management
9 5 (9.62%) Network Management
9 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2
9 5 (9.62%) Service Management
10 4 (7.69%) Workflow
11 3 (5.77%) Capacity Management
11 3 (5.77%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (5.77%) Workflow Management
12 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (3.85%) Data Management
12 2 (3.85%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) C
2 4 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (50.00%) Degree
2 25 (48.08%) HNC
3 16 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (26.92%) CCNP
5 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
6 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.92%) CCIE
7 1 (1.92%) CCNA
7 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.92%) ISEB
7 1 (1.92%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.92%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.92%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.92%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) OpenNMS
1 2 (3.85%) OpenView
2 1 (1.92%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.92%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) Nokia
2 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.62%) F5
4 4 (7.69%) Arqiva
4 4 (7.69%) Cisco
4 4 (7.69%) Ericsson
4 4 (7.69%) Huawei
5 3 (5.77%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 3 (5.77%) BT
5 3 (5.77%) ZTE
6 2 (3.85%) HP
6 2 (3.85%) NetCracker
6 2 (3.85%) Nokia Networks
6 2 (3.85%) Siemens
6 2 (3.85%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.85%) Telindus
6 2 (3.85%) Virgin Media
6 2 (3.85%) VMware
7 1 (1.92%) EMC
7 1 (1.92%) Juniper