The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South East region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 220 223 174
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -49
Contract jobs citing HND 20 11 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.13% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.85% 0.53% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 12
Average daily rate
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£325 £365 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% +30.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £280
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £21.50 £26.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.30% +15.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £9.50 £11.55
% change year-on-year
+126.31% -17.74%
Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2355 2089 2159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.38% 24.88% 21.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1157 1063 936
Average daily rate £355 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 120 143
Average hourly rate £17.07 £20.75 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.73% -20.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.33 £12.00 £12.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
HND
England

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HND across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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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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 +4 8 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -3 7 £325 -10.95% 2
Surrey -7 3 - - 1
Hampshire - 2 £308 - 6
Kent - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - - 1
M4 Corridor - - - -
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing HND 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 HND.

1 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
2 17 (48.57%) Degree
3 16 (45.71%) Telecoms
4 14 (40.00%) HNC
5 12 (34.29%) MS Excel
5 12 (34.29%) Project Management
6 11 (31.43%) Finance
6 11 (31.43%) MS Office
7 10 (28.57%) Oracle
8 8 (22.86%) PRINCE2
8 8 (22.86%) SAP
8 8 (22.86%) Workflow
8 8 (22.86%) Data Entry
8 8 (22.86%) MS PowerPoint
8 8 (22.86%) Cyber Security
9 7 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (20.00%) MS Project
10 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
10 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
11 5 (14.29%) DV Cleared
11 5 (14.29%) Mandarin Language
11 5 (14.29%) QA
12 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
12 4 (11.43%) Change Management
12 4 (11.43%) CCNP
12 4 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (11.43%) Six Sigma
12 4 (11.43%) Logistics
12 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
13 3 (8.57%) Asset Management

HND
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing HND 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 HND. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (34.29%) MS Excel
2 11 (31.43%) MS Office
3 8 (22.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (20.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) 4G
1 3 (8.57%) 3G
1 3 (8.57%) Wireless
2 2 (5.71%) Firewall
2 2 (5.71%) VoLTE
3 1 (2.86%) SGSN
3 1 (2.86%) LTE
3 1 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.86%) HSRP
3 1 (2.86%) DNS
3 1 (2.86%) LDAP
3 1 (2.86%) MPLS
3 1 (2.86%) OSPF
3 1 (2.86%) BGP
3 1 (2.86%) 2G
3 1 (2.86%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.86%) MS Access
General
1 16 (45.71%) Telecoms
2 11 (31.43%) Finance
3 5 (14.29%) Mandarin Language
4 2 (5.71%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (5.71%) Back Office
4 2 (5.71%) Legal
4 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Project Manager
2 5 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
2 5 (14.29%) Coordinator
3 4 (11.43%) Design Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) IP Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Project Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) Quality Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Junior
5 2 (5.71%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Graduate
5 2 (5.71%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
1 1 (2.86%) COM
1 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.71%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) UNIX
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Project Management
2 8 (22.86%) PRINCE2
2 8 (22.86%) Workflow
2 8 (22.86%) Data Entry
2 8 (22.86%) Cyber Security
3 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
3 4 (11.43%) Change Management
3 4 (11.43%) Six Sigma
3 4 (11.43%) Logistics
4 3 (8.57%) Asset Management
4 3 (8.57%) Process Improvement
4 3 (8.57%) ITIL
5 2 (5.71%) Change Control
5 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.71%) Network Design
5 2 (5.71%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (2.86%) QMS
6 1 (2.86%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.86%) Business Development
6 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) C
2 1 (2.86%) Perl
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (48.57%) Degree
2 14 (40.00%) HNC
3 7 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
4 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
5 5 (14.29%) DV Cleared
6 4 (11.43%) CCNP
6 4 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (8.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) QA
2 3 (8.57%) ISO 9000
3 2 (5.71%) GMP
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) NDS
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (28.57%) Oracle
3 8 (22.86%) SAP
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco
5 2 (5.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (2.86%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.86%) McAfee
6 1 (2.86%) Juniper
6 1 (2.86%) NEC
6 1 (2.86%) Minitab
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