The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for HNC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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)
South West > Bristol
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 68 73
Rank change year-on-year -7 +5  
Contract jobs citing HNC 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.12% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.49% 0.47% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Bristol median daily rate £425 £390 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -  
South West median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bristol median hourly rate - - £32.00
South West median hourly rate £40.00 - £32.25

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 Bristol.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bristol
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 206 215 201
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 24.29% 25.12% 21.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 311 244
Bristol median daily rate £450 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +11.84%  
10th Percentile £272 £280 £275
90th Percentile £550 £640 £613
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 16
Bristol median hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £37.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.55% -4.61%  
10th Percentile £22.50 £27.20 £14.31
90th Percentile £42.50 £42.85 £108.25
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £27.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year +52.72% -34.91%  

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for HNC in Bristol

HNC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HNC in Bristol

HNC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HNC in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HNC 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 Bristol region with a requirement for HNC.

1 3 (60.00%) SOA
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 3 (60.00%) Chartered Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Service Design
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) HND
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) CAD
3 1 (20.00%) AutoCAD
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Teamcenter
3 1 (20.00%) Teradata
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling

HNC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) AutoCAD
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (20.00%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) CAD Draughtsman
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Draughtsman
3 1 (20.00%) Service Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Service Design
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) CAD
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Chartered Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) HND
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Teradata