The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HND over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 54 56 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing HND 10 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.43% 0.58% 0.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.61% 1.85% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate £375 £385 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -23.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £288
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +39.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £19.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+69.23% -14.28%
HND
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
277 216 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 39.68% 31.26% 32.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 149 104
Average daily rate £363 £395 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.22% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £262 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £563 £552
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 6
Average hourly rate £40.50 £17.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.42% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.55 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.05 £26.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

HND
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

HND Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

HND
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

HND Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

HND
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HND across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

HND Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

HND
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Swindon +1 7 - -
HND
South West

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 11 (84.62%) MS Office
2 7 (53.85%) Windows XP
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) Apple
3 6 (46.15%) Degree
3 6 (46.15%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 6 (46.15%) Android
4 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
4 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
4 4 (30.77%) ISEB
5 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
5 3 (23.08%) C
5 3 (23.08%) IBM
5 3 (23.08%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (23.08%) QA
6 1 (7.69%) QMS
6 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (7.69%) SIEM
6 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (7.69%) iPad
6 1 (7.69%) Network Management
6 1 (7.69%) JNCIS

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (84.62%) MS Office
2 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) BGP
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) IPsec
1 1 (7.69%) MPLS
1 1 (7.69%) OSPF
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (7.69%) Billing
1 1 (7.69%) Electronics
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Desktop Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Desktop Support
1 6 (46.15%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Desktop Support Specialist
1 6 (46.15%) IT Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) IT Support
1 6 (46.15%) IT Support Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) IT Support Specialist
1 6 (46.15%) Support Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Support Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Software Team Leader
2 3 (23.08%) Team Leader
2 3 (23.08%) Test Leader
2 3 (23.08%) Test Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.69%) iPad
2 1 (7.69%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
1 7 (53.85%) Windows XP
2 6 (46.15%) Android
2 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
1 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
2 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
2 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.69%) CRM
2 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Email Filtering
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) ITSM
2 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (7.69%) Network Management
2 1 (7.69%) QMS
2 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
2 1 (7.69%) Service Management
2 1 (7.69%) SIEM
2 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
2 1 (7.69%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) ISEB
2 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
2 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) JNCIS
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Apple
3 3 (23.08%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Intel Security
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper
4 1 (7.69%) Sourcefire
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