Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for HNC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 July 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 115 125
Rank change year-on-year -16 +10 -6
Contract jobs citing HNC 1 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.047% 0.050% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.20% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £440 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% -15.79%
10th Percentile £420 £408 £335
90th Percentile £460 £423 £471
South East median daily rate £350 £288 £300
% change year-on-year +21.74% -4.17% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £22.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +122.22% +40.63% -30.43%

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 Buckinghamshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 596 494 588
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 27.81% 24.61% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 344 348
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £411 £415 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.02% +8.56% +12.92%
10th Percentile £233 £244 £239
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £411 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +2.75% +3.90% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 10 18
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.70 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.65% -63.06% +183.33%
10th Percentile £13.45 £10.47 £18.28
90th Percentile £58.00 £39.25 £55.90
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +7.14%

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for HNC in Buckinghamshire

HNC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HNC in Buckinghamshire

HNC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HNC in Buckinghamshire

HNC
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 21 July 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
Milton Keynes -17 1 £440 +6.02%
HNC
South East

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for HNC.

1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (100.00%) APMP

HNC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) APMP
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner