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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 234 256 235
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -21
Contract jobs citing HND 12 17 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.18% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.61% 0.66% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 22
Median daily rate £118 £375 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-68.66% +31.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £218 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-42.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £13.70 £26.00 £12.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.30% +102.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.34 £37.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-61.50% +69.31%
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
1979 2594 2908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.53% 27.19% 29.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1223 1533 1450
Median daily rate £400 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £390 £373
% change year-on-year
+0.26% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 144 141
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.90 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% +91.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +16 10 £118 -36.48%
Hampshire +22 2 £320 - 1
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 18 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 15 (55.56%) Degree
3 12 (44.44%) MS Office
4 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
5 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
5 8 (29.63%) HNC
5 8 (29.63%) Electronics
5 8 (29.63%) Workflow
5 8 (29.63%) Radio Access Network
6 7 (25.93%) 4G
6 7 (25.93%) 2G
6 7 (25.93%) 3G
6 7 (25.93%) Oracle
7 6 (22.22%) SAP
7 6 (22.22%) Finance
7 6 (22.22%) Data Entry
7 6 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (18.52%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (18.52%) Cramer
8 5 (18.52%) Mapinfo
9 4 (14.81%) Perl
9 4 (14.81%) Unix
9 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (11.11%) Process Improvement
10 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
10 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
10 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
10 3 (11.11%) LTE
10 3 (11.11%) Windows
10 3 (11.11%) SQL

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 (3.70%) Apache
1 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (44.44%) MS Office
2 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
3 6 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) Radio Access Network
2 7 (25.93%) 2G
2 7 (25.93%) 3G
2 7 (25.93%) 4G
3 3 (11.11%) LTE
4 2 (7.41%) Wireless
5 1 (3.70%) HTTP
5 1 (3.70%) Internet
5 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) Power BI
General
1 18 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 8 (29.63%) Electronics
3 6 (22.22%) Finance
4 1 (3.70%) Back Office
4 1 (3.70%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Administrator
1 6 (22.22%) RAN Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Design Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Project Administrator
3 4 (14.81%) Telecoms Assistant
3 4 (14.81%) Telecoms Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) 3G Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) 4G Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) IP Design Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) IP Network Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) IT Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) LTE Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) OSS Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Product Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Unix
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Workflow
2 6 (22.22%) Data Entry
3 5 (18.52%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 3 (11.11%) Project Management
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.41%) Change Management
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL
6 2 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.70%) High Availability
7 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.70%) Logistics
7 1 (3.70%) Network Design
7 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.70%) QMS
7 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) Perl
2 3 (11.11%) C
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) Degree
2 8 (29.63%) HNC
3 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.41%) CCNA
4 2 (7.41%) CCNP
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) MCITP
5 1 (3.70%) MCTS
5 1 (3.70%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.70%) QA
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Tivoli
1 2 (7.41%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (3.70%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (3.70%) OpenView
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle
3 6 (22.22%) SAP
4 5 (18.52%) Cramer
4 5 (18.52%) Mapinfo
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) SevOne