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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Higher National Diploma (HND)
England / South East
Rank 223 233 208
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -25
Contract jobs citing HND 13 16 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.20% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.64% 0.71% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 14
Median daily rate £220 £285 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.80% -1.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £233 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £391 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £185 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
-43.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £24.75 £33.00 £15.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +117.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.95 £15.80 £13.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.55 £35.40 £17.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £17.48 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+54.46% -20.54%

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
2022 2253 2545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.68% 27.47% 27.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1223 1333 1223
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 128 115
Median hourly rate £23.00 £45.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.88% +143.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £60.62 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +105.12%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +22 9 £169 -21.51% 3
Hampshire +6 3 £320 -17.41% 2
Surrey +13 1 - -
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 17 (68.00%) Telecoms
2 16 (64.00%) Degree
3 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (44.00%) MS Excel
4 11 (44.00%) MS Office
5 10 (40.00%) Finance
6 8 (32.00%) Oracle
6 8 (32.00%) HNC
7 7 (28.00%) SAP
7 7 (28.00%) Workflow
7 7 (28.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (28.00%) Data Entry
7 7 (28.00%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (24.00%) Radio Access Network
9 5 (20.00%) 4G
9 5 (20.00%) 2G
9 5 (20.00%) 3G
10 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
11 3 (12.00%) LTE
11 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (12.00%) Process Improvement
11 3 (12.00%) Mapinfo
11 3 (12.00%) MS Project
11 3 (12.00%) Electronics
11 3 (12.00%) Cramer
11 3 (12.00%) SQL
12 2 (8.00%) VB
12 2 (8.00%) Perl
12 2 (8.00%) Unix

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 2 (8.00%) MS Project Server
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (44.00%) MS Excel
1 11 (44.00%) MS Office
2 7 (28.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (12.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (20.00%) 2G
2 5 (20.00%) 3G
2 5 (20.00%) 4G
3 3 (12.00%) LTE
4 2 (8.00%) Wireless
5 1 (4.00%) HTTP
5 1 (4.00%) Internet
5 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
General
1 17 (68.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (40.00%) Finance
3 3 (12.00%) Electronics
4 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
5 1 (4.00%) Back Office
5 1 (4.00%) Law
5 1 (4.00%) Legal
5 1 (4.00%) Marketing
5 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Administrator
2 5 (20.00%) Design Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Junior
3 4 (16.00%) Project Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (16.00%) RAN Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Telecoms Assistant
3 4 (16.00%) Telecoms Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Junior PMO
4 2 (8.00%) Junior Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) PMO Manager
4 2 (8.00%) PMO Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.00%) Project Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) XHTML
1 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Statistics
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Unix
2 1 (4.00%) Android
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Cybersecurity
1 7 (28.00%) Data Entry
1 7 (28.00%) Workflow
2 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (12.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (8.00%) Analytics
4 2 (8.00%) Change Management
4 2 (8.00%) Coaching
4 2 (8.00%) Data Analytics
4 2 (8.00%) Information Management
4 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (8.00%) Quality Management
5 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) Perl
2 2 (8.00%) VB
3 1 (4.00%) C
3 1 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) Degree
2 8 (32.00%) HNC
3 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) CCNA
4 2 (8.00%) CCNP
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) MCITP
5 1 (4.00%) MCTS
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.00%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) GMP
2 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (4.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) Oracle
3 7 (28.00%) SAP
4 3 (12.00%) Cramer
4 3 (12.00%) Mapinfo
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) SevOne