Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for HND qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 November 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 Diploma (HND)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 150 166
Rank change year-on-year -13 +16 +10
Contract jobs citing HND 3 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.073% 0.45% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 1.80% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 12
Berkshire median daily rate £300 £118 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +155.32% -64.39% +73.68%
South East median daily rate £350 £169 £340
% change year-on-year +107.41% -50.37% +15.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £20.94 £17.50
% change year-on-year +102.99% +19.64% -53.02%

HND is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Berkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 873 1055 1280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 21.34% 24.96% 25.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 519 626
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £226 £250 £242
90th Percentile £588 £575 £534
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 55 98
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -59.55% +62.63%
10th Percentile £11.55 £10.75 £10.75
90th Percentile £38.90 £45.81 £47.88
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £34.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -24.44% +17.24% +70.59%

HND
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing HND as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for HND in Berkshire

HND
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HND in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for HND in Berkshire

HND
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HND in Berkshire

HND
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +8 1 £300 +155.32% 1
HND
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HND 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for HND.

1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Nokia
1 2 (66.67%) 3G
1 2 (66.67%) HNC
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Megaco
1 2 (66.67%) ISUP
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Back Office
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) LTE
1 2 (66.67%) MGW
1 2 (66.67%) Nokia Networks
1 2 (66.67%) 4G
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) VoWiFi
1 2 (66.67%) VoLTE
1 2 (66.67%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Extreme Networks
2 1 (33.33%) Arista
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) JNCIA
2 1 (33.33%) JNCIS

HND
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) 3G
1 2 (66.67%) 4G
1 2 (66.67%) Diameter Protocol
1 2 (66.67%) ISUP
1 2 (66.67%) LTE
1 2 (66.67%) Megaco
1 2 (66.67%) MGW
1 2 (66.67%) VoLTE
1 2 (66.67%) VoWiFi
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) DWDM
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
General
1 2 (66.67%) Back Office
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 4G Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Support
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Operations Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) VoLTE Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) HNC
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) JNCIA
2 1 (33.33%) JNCIP
2 1 (33.33%) JNCIS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Nokia
1 2 (66.67%) Nokia Networks
2 1 (33.33%) Arista
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Extreme Networks
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper