The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Surrey region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 95 83 102
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +19
Contract jobs citing HND 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.13% 0.39% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.65% 1.80% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £315 £258
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +22.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-8.16% +13.95%
Qualifications Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
310 278 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 20.76% 21.67% 18.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 126 194
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £204 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +85.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £22.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £51.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
HND
South East

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Guildford -3 1 - - 1
Woking - - - -
Epsom - - - -
HND
South East

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 9 (69.23%) Project Management
2 7 (53.85%) Telecoms
2 7 (53.85%) Degree
3 6 (46.15%) Project Planning
4 5 (38.46%) Business Development
4 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
4 5 (38.46%) Change Management
4 5 (38.46%) Ericsson
5 4 (30.77%) HNC
5 4 (30.77%) SLA
6 3 (23.08%) ATM
6 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (23.08%) UNIX
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) Perl
6 3 (23.08%) SQL
6 3 (23.08%) MySQL
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle
6 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
6 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (23.08%) Back Office
6 3 (23.08%) Korn
6 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (23.08%) Greenplum
6 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (23.08%) NSN NetAct
6 3 (23.08%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 3 (23.08%) Velocent
6 3 (23.08%) Cerion
7 2 (15.38%) LTE

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) ATM
2 2 (15.38%) LTE
2 2 (15.38%) 2G
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) 3G
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) LDAP
3 1 (7.69%) MPLS
3 1 (7.69%) OSPF
3 1 (7.69%) BGP
3 1 (7.69%) NetScreen
3 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (7.69%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
1 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
General
1 7 (53.85%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Business Manager
1 3 (23.08%) OSS Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) OSS Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Security Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Project Management
2 6 (46.15%) Project Planning
3 5 (38.46%) Business Development
3 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
3 5 (38.46%) Change Management
4 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) Service Management
6 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.69%) Fault Management
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Perl
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
1 3 (23.08%) Korn
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) HNC
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) ISO 9000
2 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Ericsson
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
2 3 (23.08%) Greenplum
2 3 (23.08%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 3 (23.08%) Velocent
2 3 (23.08%) Cerion
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper
4 1 (7.69%) McAfee
4 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat