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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 117 105 112
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing HND 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.096% 0.087%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.10% 0.71% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£175 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £289 £268 £260
% change year-on-year
+7.94% +2.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.79 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+13.99% -29.82%
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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 West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
456 281 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.81% 13.56% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 154 188
Average daily rate £330 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 16 25
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.69 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.24% -17.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.78 £30.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 18 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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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
Coventry - 4 £175 - 4
Warwickshire -8 1 - - 1
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - - 1
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Shropshire - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - -
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (37.50%) 3G
3 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (37.50%) LTE
4 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (25.00%) Fault Management
4 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) 2G
4 2 (25.00%) CAD
4 2 (25.00%) SLA
4 2 (25.00%) HNC
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
5 1 (12.50%) MS Project
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Nokia
5 1 (12.50%) Mapinfo
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Network Planning

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) CATIA
3 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) 3G
1 3 (37.50%) LTE
2 2 (25.00%) 2G
3 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
1 1 (12.50%) QlikView
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Incident Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Buyer
2 1 (12.50%) Commodity Buyer
2 1 (12.50%) NOC Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Databuild Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Change Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Change Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (25.00%) Fault Management
2 2 (25.00%) CAD
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Network Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (25.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
1 1 (12.50%) SAP
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Nokia
1 1 (12.50%) Mapinfo
1 1 (12.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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