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 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
England / South West
Rank 124 139 146
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +7
Contract jobs citing HNC 11 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.41% 0.20% 0.094%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.23% 0.58% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £334 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.25% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £270 £345
% change year-on-year
+6.48% -21.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 £48.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.58% -15.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.02
% change year-on-year
- -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 West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
891 1028 994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.21% 34.84% 31.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 657 608
Median daily rate £410 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 66 47
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.93% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.63 £13.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £57.00 £48.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing HNC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HNC across the South West region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

HNC Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the South West region over the 3 months to 20 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
Gloucestershire - 6 £225 -
Bristol +4 5 £345 -31.00% 1
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 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 West region with a requirement for HNC.

1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) Degree
2 7 (38.89%) DV Cleared
3 6 (33.33%) ITIL
3 6 (33.33%) SLA
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco
3 6 (33.33%) CCNA
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (27.78%) HND
5 4 (22.22%) C
6 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 3 (16.67%) Finance
6 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (16.67%) SOA
6 3 (16.67%) SDLC
6 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (16.67%) Service Design
6 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
6 3 (16.67%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
7 2 (11.11%) VLAN
7 2 (11.11%) CorelDRAW
7 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
7 2 (11.11%) Acrobat
7 2 (11.11%) Six Sigma
7 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (11.11%) Acrobat
1 2 (11.11%) CorelDRAW
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Network Operations Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Network Support
3 4 (22.22%) Network Support Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) NOC Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Operations Support Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Author
5 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Author
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Writer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
2 3 (16.67%) SDLC
2 3 (16.67%) Service Design
2 3 (16.67%) SOA
2 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.11%) Contact Management
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) Six Sigma
4 1 (5.56%) Analytics
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analytics
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.56%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) C
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) Degree
2 7 (38.89%) DV Cleared
3 6 (33.33%) CCNA
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (27.78%) HND
5 3 (16.67%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) Unisys
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