The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HND over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 599 557 584
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +27
Contract jobs citing HND 28 80 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 0.71% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 43 36
Median daily rate £243 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £260 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £480 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £215 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 7
Median hourly rate £14.34 £37.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.76% +70.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.83 £12.50 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.87 £47.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.34 £37.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-61.76% +70.45%

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10279 11291 11931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.48% 20.64% 20.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6486 6815 6762
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.26% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 554 564
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.83 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.49% +53.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

HND
Daily Rate Trend

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

HND Daily Rate Trend in the UK

HND
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HND within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

HND Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

HND
Hourly Rate Trend

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

HND Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

HND
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HND within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

HND Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

HND
Top 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 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
England -49 23 £260 -32.90% 16
South East +9 12 £118 -56.48% 2
Berkshire +14 10 £118 -36.48%
Reading +7 6 £118 -36.48%
London -8 5 £375 -16.66% 5
Scotland +8 3 £215 +59.25%
Hampshire +20 2 £320 - 1
North West 0 2 £163 -45.83% 4
East Midlands -7 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
County Antrim - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Belfast - 2 - -
Winchester +9 1 £320 -
Preston +2 1 - -
East of England -1 1 £350 -27.08%
Swindon -2 1 £300 -
Lancashire -7 1 - -
Cambridgeshire -7 1 £350 -27.08%
Wiltshire -11 1 £300 -2.04%
South West -13 1 £300 -22.58% 3
Cheshire - 1 £163 - 1
Newbury - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £350 -
Macclesfield - 1 £163 - 1
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £215 -

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 with a requirement for HND.

1 44 (57.89%) Degree
2 34 (44.74%) Microsoft
3 25 (32.89%) HNC
4 22 (28.95%) MS Office
4 22 (28.95%) Telecoms
5 18 (23.68%) SQL
6 17 (22.37%) MS Excel
7 14 (18.42%) Oracle
8 13 (17.11%) SQL Server
8 13 (17.11%) Windows
8 13 (17.11%) Finance
9 12 (15.79%) ITIL
9 12 (15.79%) C#
10 11 (14.47%) .NET
10 11 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (13.16%) Project Management
11 10 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (11.84%) MS PowerPoint
12 9 (11.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (11.84%) Electronics
12 9 (11.84%) Workflow
12 9 (11.84%) JavaScript
13 8 (10.53%) SAP
13 8 (10.53%) Management Information System
13 8 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (10.53%) Computer Science
13 8 (10.53%) 4G
13 8 (10.53%) Radio Access Network
13 8 (10.53%) Windows Server

HND
Top Related IT Skills 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 6 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.58%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.26%) SAS
3 4 (5.26%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.32%) Apache
4 1 (1.32%) CMS
4 1 (1.32%) Drupal
4 1 (1.32%) IIS
4 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (28.95%) MS Office
2 17 (22.37%) MS Excel
3 9 (11.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.63%) AutoCAD
4 2 (2.63%) FrameMaker
4 2 (2.63%) MS Project
4 2 (2.63%) PTC Creo
4 2 (2.63%) Siemens NX
5 1 (1.32%) Edge Animate
5 1 (1.32%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.32%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) Office 365
1 4 (5.26%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.53%) 4G
1 8 (10.53%) Radio Access Network
2 7 (9.21%) 2G
2 7 (9.21%) 3G
3 5 (6.58%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.26%) LTE
4 4 (5.26%) Skype
4 4 (5.26%) Wireless
5 3 (3.95%) DNS
6 2 (2.63%) Bluetooth
6 2 (2.63%) DHCP
6 2 (2.63%) Extranet
6 2 (2.63%) LAN
6 2 (2.63%) VoIP
6 2 (2.63%) WebEx
6 2 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.63%) ZigBee
7 1 (1.32%) Avaya Modular Messaging
7 1 (1.32%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.32%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.11%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (11.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.58%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (5.26%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
5 4 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.26%) OLAP
5 4 (5.26%) Oracle OLAP
5 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (5.26%) Star Schema
6 3 (3.95%) GIS
7 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (1.32%) Power BI
8 1 (1.32%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) MSTest
1 4 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.32%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.32%) Selenium
General
1 22 (28.95%) Telecoms
2 13 (17.11%) Finance
3 9 (11.84%) Electronics
4 4 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.32%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.32%) Automotive
5 1 (1.32%) Back Office
5 1 (1.32%) Local Government
5 1 (1.32%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (1.32%) Military
5 1 (1.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (19.74%) Developer
2 6 (7.89%) Administrator
2 6 (7.89%) RAN Engineer
3 5 (6.58%) Analyst
3 5 (6.58%) C# Developer
3 5 (6.58%) Consultant
3 5 (6.58%) Design Engineer
3 5 (6.58%) Product Engineer
3 5 (6.58%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (5.26%) Project Administrator
4 4 (5.26%) Telecoms Assistant
4 4 (5.26%) Telecoms Engineer
5 3 (3.95%) .NET Developer
5 3 (3.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (3.95%) Coordinator
5 3 (3.95%) GIS Coordinator
5 3 (3.95%) Project Manager
6 2 (2.63%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.47%) .NET
2 6 (7.89%) .NET Framework
2 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.58%) Classic ASP
3 5 (6.58%) XML
4 4 (5.26%) Entity Framework
4 4 (5.26%) HTML
4 4 (5.26%) WCF
4 4 (5.26%) Web Services
5 3 (3.95%) CSS
6 2 (2.63%) Middleware
6 2 (2.63%) SGML
7 1 (1.32%) Django
7 1 (1.32%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (1.32%) Flash
7 1 (1.32%) jQuery
7 1 (1.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.32%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Computer Science
1 8 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.32%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.32%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.32%) iPad
3 1 (1.32%) iPhone
3 1 (1.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.11%) Windows
2 8 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 6 (7.89%) Unix
4 4 (5.26%) Linux
5 2 (2.63%) NetWare
5 2 (2.63%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.63%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.32%) Android
6 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.79%) ITIL
2 11 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (13.16%) Project Management
4 9 (11.84%) Workflow
5 8 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (9.21%) Data Analysis
7 6 (7.89%) Data Entry
7 6 (7.89%) Software Engineering
8 5 (6.58%) Automated Testing
8 5 (6.58%) CAD
8 5 (6.58%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (6.58%) PRINCE2
8 5 (6.58%) Service Management
9 4 (5.26%) ETL
9 4 (5.26%) Integration Testing
9 4 (5.26%) Process Improvement
9 4 (5.26%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (3.95%) Analytics
10 3 (3.95%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.68%) SQL
2 12 (15.79%) C#
3 9 (11.84%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.89%) PowerShell
4 6 (7.89%) VB
5 5 (6.58%) PL/SQL
5 5 (6.58%) VB.NET
5 5 (6.58%) VB6
5 5 (6.58%) VBA
6 4 (5.26%) Java
6 4 (5.26%) Perl
7 3 (3.95%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.95%) C
8 1 (1.32%) Bourne shell
8 1 (1.32%) Korn
8 1 (1.32%) PHP
8 1 (1.32%) Python
8 1 (1.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 44 (57.89%) Degree
2 25 (32.89%) HNC
3 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (9.21%) MCSE
5 6 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
7 4 (5.26%) CCNA
7 4 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (5.26%) MCSA
7 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.95%) CCNP
8 3 (3.95%) MCP
9 2 (2.63%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.63%) ISEB
9 2 (2.63%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (1.32%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (1.32%) MCITP
10 1 (1.32%) MCTS
10 1 (1.32%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) SLA
2 4 (5.26%) QA
3 2 (2.63%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.32%) Def Stans
4 1 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.95%) Firmware
2 2 (2.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.32%) NFS
3 1 (1.32%) Samba
3 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) SCCM
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.63%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.63%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.32%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (1.32%) OpenView
4 1 (1.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (44.74%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.42%) Oracle
3 8 (10.53%) SAP
4 7 (9.21%) Cisco
5 5 (6.58%) Cramer
5 5 (6.58%) Mapinfo
6 4 (5.26%) HP
6 4 (5.26%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (5.26%) Teradata
7 3 (3.95%) Forcepoint
7 3 (3.95%) Lumension
7 3 (3.95%) Virgin Media
8 2 (2.63%) Citrix
8 2 (2.63%) Civica
8 2 (2.63%) Dell
8 2 (2.63%) EMC
8 2 (2.63%) VMware
9 1 (1.32%) Altiris
9 1 (1.32%) Google
9 1 (1.32%) TOWER Software
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