The table below looks at the statistics for HND 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 HND over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 113 111 105
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing HND 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.083% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.48% 1.20% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £175 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.44 £21.50 £9.50
% change year-on-year
+27.62% +126.31%
HND
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
418 417 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.38% 17.14% 16.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 195 156
Average daily rate £350 £349 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.35% +7.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £176 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £500 £509
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 28
Average hourly rate £31.44 £21.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.23% +53.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £8.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.76 £37.50 £33.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -9.52%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

HND
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

HND Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

HND
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

HND Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

HND
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Birmingham - 1 - -
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 2 (50.00%) HNC
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Security
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) CCIE
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CCIP
2 1 (25.00%) CCDP
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) BCP
2 1 (25.00%) BS7799
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics

HND
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Trainer
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Trainer
1 1 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security Officer
1 1 (25.00%) Security Officer
1 1 (25.00%) Voice Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Voice Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Handset
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) BCP
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) Information Management
1 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Security
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (25.00%) Network Management
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) HNC
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CCIE
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CCIP
2 1 (25.00%) CCDP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) BS7799
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) EMC