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 April 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 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 251 221 234
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +13
Contract jobs citing HND 27 43 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.43% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.01% 1.65% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 4
Average daily rate £350 £388 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +34.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £243 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £415 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £288
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +39.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £47.79 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £41.00 £22.38
% change year-on-year
-46.34% +83.24%
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
2678 2612 2487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.79% 26.25% 26.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1663 1410 1244
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 121 118
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.90 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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
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 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Hampshire +10 16 £350 +40.00% 3
Berkshire +3 8 - - 1
Surrey -23 2 £270 -1.81%
Buckinghamshire +8 1 £415 +3.75%
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 32 (65.31%) Telecoms
2 24 (48.98%) HNC
2 24 (48.98%) Degree
3 22 (44.90%) Computer Science
4 17 (34.69%) C
5 16 (32.65%) 3G
5 16 (32.65%) 4G
6 15 (30.61%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (28.57%) LTE
8 13 (26.53%) CCNP
8 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
8 13 (26.53%) MS Excel
9 12 (24.49%) ITIL
9 12 (24.49%) Nokia
9 12 (24.49%) Back Office
10 11 (22.45%) Wireless
10 11 (22.45%) Project Management
11 10 (20.41%) MS Office
11 10 (20.41%) Network Design
12 9 (18.37%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (16.33%) Diameter Protocol
13 8 (16.33%) High Availability
13 8 (16.33%) SPML
13 8 (16.33%) SIGTRAN
13 8 (16.33%) SOAP
13 8 (16.33%) LDAP
13 8 (16.33%) INAP
13 8 (16.33%) 2G
13 8 (16.33%) Change Management
14 7 (14.29%) Smart Meter

HND
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (26.53%) MS Excel
2 10 (20.41%) MS Office
3 2 (4.08%) AutoCAD
4 1 (2.04%) MS Project
4 1 (2.04%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (2.04%) PTC Creo
4 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.04%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.65%) 3G
1 16 (32.65%) 4G
2 14 (28.57%) LTE
3 11 (22.45%) Wireless
4 8 (16.33%) 2G
4 8 (16.33%) Diameter Protocol
4 8 (16.33%) INAP
4 8 (16.33%) LDAP
4 8 (16.33%) SIGTRAN
5 7 (14.29%) MGW
6 6 (12.24%) VoLTE
7 4 (8.16%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (4.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (4.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (4.08%) Nokia DX200
8 2 (4.08%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (2.04%) ATM
9 1 (2.04%) NAS
9 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
General
1 32 (65.31%) Telecoms
2 12 (24.49%) Back Office
3 7 (14.29%) Finance
4 6 (12.24%) Front Office
5 1 (2.04%) Electronics
5 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (20.41%) IP Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) Analyst
2 7 (14.29%) Back Office Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) Design Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) IP Design Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Network Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Transmission Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) IP Network Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Implementation Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Network Design Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) OSS Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Electrical Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Mobile Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior IP Design Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior IP Network Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Network Design Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior OSS Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) SOAP
1 8 (16.33%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (44.90%) Computer Science
2 7 (14.29%) Smart Meter
3 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.12%) User Experience
5 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.08%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.04%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Unix
2 5 (10.20%) Linux
3 1 (2.04%) NetWare
3 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) ITIL
2 11 (22.45%) Project Management
3 10 (20.41%) Network Design
4 9 (18.37%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (16.33%) Change Management
5 8 (16.33%) High Availability
6 6 (12.24%) Asset Management
6 6 (12.24%) Integration Testing
6 6 (12.24%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (12.24%) Service Delivery
7 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
7 5 (10.20%) Service Management
8 4 (8.16%) Network Management
9 3 (6.12%) Capacity Management
9 3 (6.12%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (6.12%) Workflow
9 3 (6.12%) Workflow Management
10 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (4.08%) Data Management
10 2 (4.08%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.69%) C
2 3 (6.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (48.98%) Degree
1 24 (48.98%) HNC
2 15 (30.61%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (26.53%) CCNP
4 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
5 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.04%) CCIE
6 1 (2.04%) CCNA
6 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.04%) ISEB
6 1 (2.04%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (2.04%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) OpenNMS
1 2 (4.08%) OpenView
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
2 12 (24.49%) Nokia
3 5 (10.20%) F5
4 4 (8.16%) Arqiva
4 4 (8.16%) Ericsson
4 4 (8.16%) Huawei
5 3 (6.12%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 3 (6.12%) BT
5 3 (6.12%) Cisco
5 3 (6.12%) ZTE
6 2 (4.08%) HP
6 2 (4.08%) NetCracker
6 2 (4.08%) Nokia Networks
6 2 (4.08%) Siemens
6 2 (4.08%) SolarWinds
6 2 (4.08%) Telindus
6 2 (4.08%) Virgin Media
6 2 (4.08%) VMware
7 1 (2.04%) EMC
7 1 (2.04%) NEC
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Informatiq Consulting
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