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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 141 139 139
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing HND 4 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.40% 0.85% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Median daily rate £339 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.66% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £345 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £454 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £334 £334 £325
% change year-on-year
- +2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £49.19 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.44 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+27.55% +27.62%
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
990 943 877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.45% 29.38% 28.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 563 568
Median daily rate £400 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 59 36
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +18.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £13.00 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +31.94%

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
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 28 July 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
Bristol 0 2 £339 +2.65% 1
Wiltshire - 2 - - 1
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England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) IPsec
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) CCNP
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Network Management
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (25.00%) JNCIS
4 2 (25.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (25.00%) MPLS
4 2 (25.00%) OSPF
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (25.00%) Billing
4 2 (25.00%) Military
4 2 (25.00%) BGP
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery

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 1 (12.50%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (37.50%) IPsec
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) BGP
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (25.00%) MPLS
3 2 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
4 1 (12.50%) Extranet
4 1 (12.50%) FTP
4 1 (12.50%) HTTP
4 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
4 1 (12.50%) NAS
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) RSVP
4 1 (12.50%) Skype
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (25.00%) Billing
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Designer
1 2 (25.00%) Network Designer
2 1 (12.50%) ICT Trainer
2 1 (12.50%) Information Officer
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) IP Designer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Trainer
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Trainer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Project Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Officer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) NetWare
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
1 3 (37.50%) Network Management
2 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (25.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) BCP
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (12.50%) Security Hardening
3 1 (12.50%) Server Building
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) CCNP
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) JNCIS
4 1 (12.50%) APMP
4 1 (12.50%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) CCSA
4 1 (12.50%) CCSE
4 1 (12.50%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) HNC
4 1 (12.50%) JNCIP
4 1 (12.50%) MCSE
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) Samba
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Juniper
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) BT
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Intel Security
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) Nokia
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Sourcefire
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
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