The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HND over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 76 54 51
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -3
Contract jobs citing HND 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.13% 0.36% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.39% 1.50% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £257 £260
% change year-on-year
+12.08% -1.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £38.75 £15.79 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.40% -60.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.79 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+13.99% -29.03%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Qualifications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
258 133 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 32.25% 24.23% 33.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 81 83
Average daily rate £363 £328 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.68% -16.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £220 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £550 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 8
Average hourly rate £21.91 £16.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.93% +10.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

HND
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

HND Daily Rate Trend in Wales

HND
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

HND Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

HND
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
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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
South Wales -12 1 - - 5
HND
UK

HND
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 1 (100.00%) Windchill
1 1 (100.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 1 (100.00%) Degree

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 (100.00%) Windchill
1 1 (100.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Mechanical Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Mechanical Engineer
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree