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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 143 115 123
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +8
Contract jobs citing HNC 4 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.40% 0.80% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate
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- £290 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £278 £328
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -15.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £48.14 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.95% -30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.04 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+104.62% +15.38%
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
1007 623 846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.82% 26.41% 31.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 345 418
Average daily rate £413 £370 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £221 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 39 69
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.10 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.14 £36.80 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 24 December 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
Wiltshire -14 1 - -
Bristol - - - - 2
Gloucestershire - - - -
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) HND
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
4 1 (11.11%) Windows NT
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 1 (11.11%) SLA
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) CCNA
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Mechanical Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Android Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) JSON
1 1 (11.11%) RESTful
1 1 (11.11%) REST
1 1 (11.11%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
1 1 (11.11%) Windows NT
1 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 1 (11.11%) Android Development
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
2 1 (11.11%) CMMI
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Contact Management
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) HND
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco
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