The table below looks at the statistics for HND 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 HND over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 130 146 133
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Contract jobs citing HND 6 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% 0.15% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.74% 0.50% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 9
Median daily rate £400 £275 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £275 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £275 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £288
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +18.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £49.19 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £37.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-32.88% +106.94%
HND
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
811 999 1045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.94% 30.18% 31.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 614 688
Median daily rate £388 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 69 42
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.12 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.72% +17.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.50 £13.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.19 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.27% +19.37%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

HND
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

HND Daily Rate Trend in the South West

HND
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HND across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

HND Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

HND
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

HND Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

HND
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 HND within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
Gloucestershire +6 4 £425 -
Bristol - 1 £288 -
Wiltshire - 1 £300 - 2
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HND 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 HND.

1 9 (90.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) Data Analysis
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) HNC
3 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (40.00%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (40.00%) Star Schema
4 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (40.00%) OLAP
4 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (40.00%) ETL
4 4 (40.00%) SAS
4 4 (40.00%) Teradata
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (40.00%) Xcelsius
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle OLAP
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (30.00%) Analytics
5 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) Service Management
6 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (20.00%) Firewall

HND
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) BGP
1 2 (20.00%) Extranet
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) IPsec
1 2 (20.00%) MPLS
1 2 (20.00%) OSPF
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (10.00%) RSVP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (40.00%) OLAP
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle OLAP
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (40.00%) Star Schema
1 4 (40.00%) Xcelsius
2 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Billing
2 2 (20.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Information Officer
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security Officer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Security Officer
2 2 (20.00%) Teradata Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Business Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) ETL Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) IP Designer
3 1 (10.00%) MicroStrategy Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle BI Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Reporting Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Project Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Report Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior MicroStrategy Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SSIS Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) NetWare
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (40.00%) ETL
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Analytics
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (20.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) Network Management
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) SIEM
5 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) HNC
3 2 (20.00%) CCNP
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (20.00%) JNCIS
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) APMP
4 1 (10.00%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) JNCIP
4 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) MicroStrategy
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
1 4 (40.00%) Teradata
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) BT
3 1 (10.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (10.00%) Sourcefire