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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 224 220 190
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -30
Contract jobs citing HND 24 12 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.14% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.03% 0.57% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 15
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£290 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £310 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £310 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £290
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 8
Average hourly rate £47.00 - £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £15.58 £14.92
% change year-on-year
+71.69% +4.44%
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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
2340 2093 2326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.19% 23.93% 23.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1210 1081 1058
Average daily rate £365 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 111 156
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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
Buckinghamshire +8 12 £340 +9.67% 1
Berkshire +6 6 - -
Hampshire - 4 £290 - 6
Surrey -2 2 - - 6
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 17 (47.22%) Degree
2 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 13 (36.11%) HNC
4 12 (33.33%) Project Management
5 11 (30.56%) Telecoms
6 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
7 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 9 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 9 (25.00%) Finance
7 9 (25.00%) PRINCE2
8 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 8 (22.22%) MS Project
8 8 (22.22%) MS Office
9 7 (19.44%) Oracle
9 7 (19.44%) Workflow
9 7 (19.44%) QA
10 6 (16.67%) DV Cleared
10 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
11 5 (13.89%) SAP
11 5 (13.89%) Data Entry
11 5 (13.89%) MS PowerPoint
11 5 (13.89%) Cyber Security
12 4 (11.11%) Logistics
12 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
12 4 (11.11%) C#
12 4 (11.11%) Java
12 4 (11.11%) Linux
12 4 (11.11%) Six Sigma
12 4 (11.11%) Change Management
13 3 (8.33%) 3G

HND
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Applications
1 8 (22.22%) MS Project
1 8 (22.22%) MS Office
1 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.78%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) 3G
1 3 (8.33%) 4G
2 2 (5.56%) VoLTE
2 2 (5.56%) Wireless
2 2 (5.56%) LTE
3 1 (2.78%) 2G
3 1 (2.78%) SGSN
3 1 (2.78%) DVB
3 1 (2.78%) Telnet
3 1 (2.78%) GSM
3 1 (2.78%) 3GPP
3 1 (2.78%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) JIRA
1 2 (5.56%) Selenium
1 2 (5.56%) WatiN
General
1 11 (30.56%) Telecoms
2 9 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.56%) Back Office
3 2 (5.56%) Legal
3 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (2.78%) Military
4 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Project Manager
2 4 (11.11%) Administrator
2 4 (11.11%) Design Engineer
2 4 (11.11%) Project Administrator
3 3 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (8.33%) Quality Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Senior Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Tester
4 2 (5.56%) QA Tester
5 1 (2.78%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) IP Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (2.78%) Junior
5 1 (2.78%) Network Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.78%) Graduate
5 1 (2.78%) Coordinator
5 1 (2.78%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) XML
2 2 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.56%) FMCG
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) Windows
3 2 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Project Management
2 9 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (19.44%) Workflow
4 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 5 (13.89%) Data Entry
5 5 (13.89%) Cyber Security
6 4 (11.11%) Change Management
6 4 (11.11%) Six Sigma
6 4 (11.11%) Logistics
7 3 (8.33%) Process Improvement
8 2 (5.56%) Change Control
8 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
8 2 (5.56%) Automated Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.56%) Lean Six Sigma
8 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
8 2 (5.56%) Regression Testing
9 1 (2.78%) Scrum
9 1 (2.78%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) C#
1 4 (11.11%) Java
2 3 (8.33%) SQL
3 2 (5.56%) C
3 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.78%) Perl
4 1 (2.78%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (47.22%) Degree
2 13 (36.11%) HNC
3 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
4 9 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (16.67%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (5.56%) CCNP
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) QA
2 3 (8.33%) ISO 9000
3 2 (5.56%) GMP
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) NDS
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) Oracle
3 5 (13.89%) SAP
4 2 (5.56%) Telerik
4 2 (5.56%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (2.78%) Tandberg
5 1 (2.78%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) EMC
5 1 (2.78%) Ericsson
5 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.78%) NEC
5 1 (2.78%) Anite
5 1 (2.78%) VMware
Kent
People Source Consulting
Rate: £24 - £26 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Huxley Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago