The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HND over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 79 93 77
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Contract jobs citing HND 12 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.89% 0.14% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.13% 0.65% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Average hourly rate £47.79 - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.38 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+78.77% -13.94%
HND
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Qualifications Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
384 306 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 28.42% 21.00% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 176 135
Average daily rate £400 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £206 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 22
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -34.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.44 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.73%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

HND
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

HND Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

HND
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

HND Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

HND
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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
Guildford +13 8 £275 -
Camberley - 2 - -
HND
South East

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing HND 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 HND.

1 18 (64.29%) Telecoms
2 14 (50.00%) HNC
2 14 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
3 13 (46.43%) Degree
4 9 (32.14%) Ericsson
5 8 (28.57%) 3G
5 8 (28.57%) 2G
6 7 (25.00%) Network Planning
6 7 (25.00%) Electronics
6 7 (25.00%) LTE
6 7 (25.00%) NSN NetAct
6 7 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 7 (25.00%) Nokia
6 7 (25.00%) Perl
6 7 (25.00%) SQL
6 7 (25.00%) Oracle
6 7 (25.00%) ITIL
6 7 (25.00%) Nortel
6 7 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (25.00%) Oracle Cash Management
7 6 (21.43%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (14.29%) Military
8 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
8 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
8 4 (14.29%) Cisco
8 4 (14.29%) Windows
8 4 (14.29%) Linux
8 4 (14.29%) BGP

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing HND 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 HND. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.71%) Lync
1 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 8 (28.57%) 3G
2 8 (28.57%) 2G
3 7 (25.00%) LTE
4 4 (14.29%) MPLS
4 4 (14.29%) OSPF
4 4 (14.29%) BGP
4 4 (14.29%) Firewall
4 4 (14.29%) HSRP
5 3 (10.71%) DHCP
5 3 (10.71%) DNS
6 1 (3.57%) 4G
6 1 (3.57%) LAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Rational DOORS
General
1 18 (64.29%) Telecoms
2 7 (25.00%) Electronics
3 4 (14.29%) Back Office
3 4 (14.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) RAN Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Configuration Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) RAN Configuration Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Design Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) IP Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Back Office Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Security Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Network Support
7 1 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.57%) IT Architect
7 1 (3.57%) IP Network Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) ITIL
1 7 (25.00%) Network Planning
1 7 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (21.43%) Technical Analysis
3 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 4 (14.29%) Project Management
4 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.14%) Change Management
6 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.57%) Requirements Management
6 1 (3.57%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) Perl
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) C#
2 3 (10.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) HNC
2 13 (46.43%) Degree
3 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) CCNP
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (10.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (10.71%) NetBackup
2 3 (10.71%) Backup Exec
2 3 (10.71%) WSUS
2 3 (10.71%) SCOM
2 3 (10.71%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Ericsson
2 7 (25.00%) Nokia
2 7 (25.00%) Oracle
2 7 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 7 (25.00%) Nortel
3 4 (14.29%) F5
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.71%) Veritas
4 3 (10.71%) Sophos
5 2 (7.14%) VMware
6 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds