The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 64 70 61
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing HNC 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.16% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.54% 0.71% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £288 £290 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £319 £328 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.67% +9.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £37.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-54.66% +66.66%
HNC
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Qualifications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
184 141 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 29.11% 23.90% 31.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 103 107
Median daily rate £425 £341 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.54% +0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 7
Median hourly rate £57.50 £25.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.00% +54.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £22.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £52.03 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +57.14%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing HNC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

HNC
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HNC across the South Wales region.

HNC Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

HNC
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HNC across the South Wales region.

HNC Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

HNC
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 8 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
Newport -4 1 £288 -0.86% 1
HNC
Wales

HNC
Top 18 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HNC 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 Wales region with a requirement for HNC.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 2 (100.00%) CESG
1 2 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Installations Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) CESG
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Riverbed