The first table below looks at the demand for HNC in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HNC 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 Swindon 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 Certificate (HNC)
Rank 47 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HNC 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.45% - 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.70% - 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £320 £258
% change year-on-year
-14.06% +24.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.15% -20.83%
Qualifications Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
74 49 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 16.67% 18.15% 23.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 45 53
Average daily rate £400 £420 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £641 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 6
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
HNC
Wiltshire

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

HNC
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

HNC Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

HNC
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

HNC Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

HNC
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing HNC 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 HNC.

1 2 (66.67%) CAD
1 2 (66.67%) HND
1 2 (66.67%) Siemens
2 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) AutoCAD
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Teamcenter
2 1 (33.33%) 3D Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing HNC 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 HNC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Teamcenter
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
1 1 (33.33%) PLC Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) CAD
2 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) 3D Modelling
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) HND
2 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Siemens
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle