The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for HNC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Higher National Certificate (HNC)
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 36 -
Contract jobs citing HNC 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire - 0.31% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 3.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £22.31 £32.00
% change year-on-year +49.03% -30.28%  

HNC is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 53 32 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 14.89% 10.00% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 23 76
Median daily rate £433 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.57% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £316 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £508 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 7
Median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -5.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing HNC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for HNC in Bedfordshire

HNC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HNC in Bedfordshire