The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HNC 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 Certificate (HNC)
Rank - 117 114
Contract jobs citing HNC 0 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.77% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £275 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.02%
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £328 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.21% +9.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +66.66%
HNC
England

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

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
595 518 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.45% 20.43% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 262 232
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.26% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 32 54
Median hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.37 £10.45 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £45.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing HNC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

HNC
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

HNC Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

HNC
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

HNC Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

HNC
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HNC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for HNC.

1 3 (100.00%) HND
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) CAD
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) PLM
2 2 (66.67%) PDM
2 2 (66.67%) Teamcenter
2 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Siemens NX
2 2 (66.67%) PTC Creo
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) Automotive
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (66.67%) PTC Creo
1 2 (66.67%) Siemens NX
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Teamcenter
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Trainer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Project Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Project Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) CAD
1 2 (66.67%) Data Management
1 2 (66.67%) PDM
1 2 (66.67%) PLM
1 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) HND
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Google