The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for HND qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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 Diploma (HND)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 67 72
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5  
Contract jobs citing HND 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.35% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.45% 0.94% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £363 £339 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.01% +2.65%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year - +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -1.42% +9.37%  

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 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 207 213 200
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 24.30% 25.09% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 157 140
Median daily rate £450 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +11.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £280 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 10
Median hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £37.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.55% -4.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £28.20 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.90 £95.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

HND
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing HND as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for HND in Bristol

HND
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HND in Bristol

HND
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HND in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Bristol region with a requirement for HND.

1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Teamcenter
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) HNC
2 2 (50.00%) CAD
2 2 (50.00%) Siemens NX
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (25.00%) AutoCAD
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) PDM
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (25.00%) GSM
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Siemens
3 1 (25.00%) 3G
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) 4G
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology

HND
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 2 (50.00%) Siemens NX
2 1 (25.00%) AutoCAD
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) 3G
1 1 (25.00%) 4G
1 1 (25.00%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) CAD Draughtsman
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Draughtsman
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CAD
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (25.00%) PDM
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) HNC
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Greenplum
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Siemens
1 1 (25.00%) Teradata