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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 52 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HNC 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.19% - 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.59% - 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £288 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £270 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.48% -32.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.02
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.05%

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
170 169 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 32.14% 28.64% 29.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 118 85
Median daily rate £375 £338 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £138 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Median hourly rate £20.00 £51.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.78% +204.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.51% +84.44%

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 25 February 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
Newport - 1 £288 -
HNC
Wales

HNC
Top 22 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 3 (100.00%) CESG
1 3 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 1 (33.33%) QA

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 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Installations Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Riverbed