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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 244 250 223
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -27
Contract jobs citing HND 13 27 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.62% 1.01% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 9
Median daily rate £265 £340 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.05% +58.13%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £345 £294
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +17.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -30.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +108.33%
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
2090 2674 2427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.98% 26.93% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1285 1605 1238
Median daily rate £400 £398 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 115 119
Median hourly rate £35.00 £30.90 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.26% +81.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.23 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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
Berkshire +3 11 £118 -65.44%
Buckinghamshire +9 2 £413 +10.00% 2
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 22 (61.11%) Telecoms
2 20 (55.56%) Degree
3 13 (36.11%) 4G
3 13 (36.11%) 3G
3 13 (36.11%) HNC
4 12 (33.33%) MS Office
5 10 (27.78%) Project Management
5 10 (27.78%) Integration Testing
6 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (22.22%) Nokia
7 8 (22.22%) SOAP
7 8 (22.22%) INAP
7 8 (22.22%) LDAP
7 8 (22.22%) Change Management
7 8 (22.22%) Electronics
7 8 (22.22%) SIGTRAN
7 8 (22.22%) Network Design
7 8 (22.22%) High Availability
7 8 (22.22%) SPML
7 8 (22.22%) Diameter Protocol
8 7 (19.44%) LTE
8 7 (19.44%) MGW
8 7 (19.44%) Service Delivery
8 7 (19.44%) Workflow
9 6 (16.67%) Front Office
9 6 (16.67%) Back Office
9 6 (16.67%) Linux
9 6 (16.67%) Unix
9 6 (16.67%) C

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:

Applications
1 12 (33.33%) MS Office
2 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) 3G
1 13 (36.11%) 4G
2 8 (22.22%) Diameter Protocol
2 8 (22.22%) INAP
2 8 (22.22%) LDAP
2 8 (22.22%) SIGTRAN
3 7 (19.44%) LTE
3 7 (19.44%) MGW
4 5 (13.89%) 2G
4 5 (13.89%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (8.33%) Wireless
6 2 (5.56%) Nokia DX200
7 1 (2.78%) BGP
7 1 (2.78%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.78%) Firewall
7 1 (2.78%) IPsec
7 1 (2.78%) MPLS
7 1 (2.78%) OSPF
7 1 (2.78%) VPN
7 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) Power BI
General
1 22 (61.11%) Telecoms
2 8 (22.22%) Electronics
3 6 (16.67%) Back Office
3 6 (16.67%) Front Office
4 5 (13.89%) Finance
5 1 (2.78%) Billing
5 1 (2.78%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.78%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (16.67%) Design Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) RAN Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Administrator
3 4 (11.11%) Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Telecoms Assistant
3 4 (11.11%) Telecoms Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) IP Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Project Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) IP Design Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Mobile Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) SOAP
1 8 (22.22%) SPML
2 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.33%) Smart Meter
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Linux
1 6 (16.67%) Unix
2 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Integration Testing
1 10 (27.78%) Project Management
2 8 (22.22%) Change Management
2 8 (22.22%) High Availability
2 8 (22.22%) Network Design
3 7 (19.44%) Service Delivery
3 7 (19.44%) Workflow
4 6 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (11.11%) Data Entry
5 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (8.33%) ITIL
6 3 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.78%) CRM
7 1 (2.78%) ERP
7 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) C
2 4 (11.11%) SQL
3 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 3 (8.33%) Perl
4 1 (2.78%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (55.56%) Degree
2 13 (36.11%) HNC
3 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) CCNP
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) JNCIP
5 1 (2.78%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.78%) QA
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Tivoli
1 3 (8.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.22%) Nokia
3 5 (13.89%) Cramer
3 5 (13.89%) Mapinfo
4 4 (11.11%) Oracle
4 4 (11.11%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco
5 1 (2.78%) Juniper