The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 137 99 116
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +17
Contract jobs citing HNC 3 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.095% 0.41% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 1.37% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Average daily rate
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- £256 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -29.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £265 £338
% change year-on-year
+13.10% -21.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £15.79 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+39.32% -56.73%
HNC
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 West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
897 656 849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.38% 29.64% 26.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 356 438
Average daily rate £395 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.96% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 54 69
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.18% -37.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £44.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -9.09%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HNC across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

HNC
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

HNC Daily Rate Trend in the South West

HNC
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

HNC Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

HNC
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Bristol -16 2 - - 5
Dorset -2 1 - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 16
Wiltshire - - - - 2
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing HNC 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 HNC.

1 4 (80.00%) HND
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) OLAP
3 2 (40.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) SAS
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Star Schema
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (40.00%) Xcelsius
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) Android SDK
4 1 (20.00%) Android Development
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing HNC 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 HNC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) OLAP
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) Star Schema
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (40.00%) Xcelsius
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ETL
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Android Development
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) HND
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Business Objects
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