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 20 October 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 223 219 202
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -17
Contract jobs citing HND 32 22 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.25% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.22% 1.09% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 10
Average daily rate
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£250 £300 £249
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £242 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £360 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £294 £294 £249
% change year-on-year
- +18.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 9
Average hourly rate £37.25 - £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.22 - £23.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £24.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -2.04%
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
2618 2016 2214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.31% 23.20% 23.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1364 1079 992
Average daily rate £375 £364 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +1.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 95 163
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.75 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 20 October 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HND across the South East region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

HND Hourly Rate Histogram 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 20 October 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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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
Buckinghamshire - 15 £335 - 3
Hampshire -16 10 £220 -26.66% 7
Berkshire 0 5 £190 -26.92% 2
Surrey -2 3 - - 3
Isle of Wight - 1 £300 -
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 22 (42.31%) HNC
1 22 (42.31%) Degree
2 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 19 (36.54%) Project Management
4 16 (30.77%) Telecoms
5 15 (28.85%) Security Cleared
6 14 (26.92%) SC Cleared
6 14 (26.92%) Service Delivery
6 14 (26.92%) PRINCE2
7 12 (23.08%) MS Project
8 11 (21.15%) MS Excel
8 11 (21.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 10 (19.23%) Oracle
10 9 (17.31%) Finance
10 9 (17.31%) DV Cleared
11 8 (15.38%) QA
11 8 (15.38%) Change Management
11 8 (15.38%) MS Office
11 8 (15.38%) SQL
12 7 (13.46%) Windows
12 7 (13.46%) Workflow
13 6 (11.54%) XML
13 6 (11.54%) SAP
13 6 (11.54%) Java
13 6 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (11.54%) 3G
13 6 (11.54%) Computer Science
14 5 (9.62%) LTE
14 5 (9.62%) 4G
14 5 (9.62%) C#

HND
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 1 (1.92%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (1.92%) TeamSite
1 1 (1.92%) CMS
1 1 (1.92%) MS Project Server
1 1 (1.92%) Drupal
1 1 (1.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (23.08%) MS Project
2 11 (21.15%) MS Excel
3 8 (15.38%) MS Office
4 4 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (5.77%) MS Visio
5 3 (5.77%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) 3G
2 5 (9.62%) LTE
2 5 (9.62%) 4G
3 3 (5.77%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (5.77%) Telnet
3 3 (5.77%) 2G
3 3 (5.77%) DVB
4 2 (3.85%) GSM
4 2 (3.85%) UMTS
4 2 (3.85%) VoLTE
4 2 (3.85%) Wireless
5 1 (1.92%) PABX
5 1 (1.92%) SGSN
5 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.92%) DHCP
5 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.92%) DNS
5 1 (1.92%) 3GPP
5 1 (1.92%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) MS Access
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) JIRA
1 3 (5.77%) Selenium
1 3 (5.77%) WatiN
General
1 16 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 9 (17.31%) Finance
3 3 (5.77%) Marketing
4 2 (3.85%) Legal
4 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.85%) Back Office
5 1 (1.92%) Electronics
5 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.92%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Project Manager
2 5 (9.62%) Administrator
3 4 (7.69%) Project Administrator
3 4 (7.69%) Design Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Data Analyst
4 3 (5.77%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (5.77%) Quality Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Report Analyst
4 3 (5.77%) Senior Manager
4 3 (5.77%) Tester
4 3 (5.77%) Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Support Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) QA Tester
5 2 (3.85%) MI Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Broadcast Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Report Specialist
6 1 (1.92%) Architect
6 1 (1.92%) IP Engineer
6 1 (1.92%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (1.92%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) XML
2 3 (5.77%) .NET
3 1 (1.92%) CSS
3 1 (1.92%) HTML
3 1 (1.92%) XSL
3 1 (1.92%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.92%) Qt
3 1 (1.92%) HTML5
3 1 (1.92%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.85%) FMCG
3 1 (1.92%) PMI
3 1 (1.92%) GIS
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Windows
2 4 (7.69%) Linux
2 4 (7.69%) UNIX
3 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) Project Management
2 14 (26.92%) PRINCE2
2 14 (26.92%) Service Delivery
3 8 (15.38%) Change Management
4 7 (13.46%) Workflow
5 4 (7.69%) Six Sigma
5 4 (7.69%) Logistics
5 4 (7.69%) Critical Path Analysis
5 4 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 4 (7.69%) Data Entry
5 4 (7.69%) Cyber Security
6 3 (5.77%) Process Improvement
6 3 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (5.77%) Automated Testing
6 3 (5.77%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.77%) ITIL
6 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.77%) Regression Testing
7 2 (3.85%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.85%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.38%) SQL
2 6 (11.54%) Java
3 5 (9.62%) C#
4 3 (5.77%) C
4 3 (5.77%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.77%) VB
5 2 (3.85%) Perl
6 1 (1.92%) PHP
6 1 (1.92%) C++
6 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.92%) Python
6 1 (1.92%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (42.31%) HNC
1 22 (42.31%) Degree
2 15 (28.85%) Security Cleared
3 14 (26.92%) SC Cleared
4 11 (21.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 9 (17.31%) DV Cleared
6 6 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (7.69%) CCNP
7 4 (7.69%) CCNA
7 4 (7.69%) MCP
8 2 (3.85%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (1.92%) MCSE
9 1 (1.92%) MCSA
9 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.38%) QA
2 3 (5.77%) ISO 9000
3 2 (3.85%) GMP
4 1 (1.92%) SLA
4 1 (1.92%) BS15000
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) NDS
2 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 10 (19.23%) Oracle
3 6 (11.54%) SAP
4 4 (7.69%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 3 (5.77%) Telerik
5 3 (5.77%) Tandberg
5 3 (5.77%) Primavera
5 3 (5.77%) Ericsson
6 2 (3.85%) Cisco
6 2 (3.85%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.85%) VMware
7 1 (1.92%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.92%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.92%) NEC
7 1 (1.92%) Anite
7 1 (1.92%) IBM
7 1 (1.92%) Nokia
7 1 (1.92%) Lotus
7 1 (1.92%) HP
7 1 (1.92%) EMC
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