Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for HND qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 109 123
Rank change year-on-year -18 +14 -15
Contract jobs citing HND 5 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.21% 0.11% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.97% 0.43% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 10
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £440 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +10.00% +33.93%
10th Percentile £420 £406 £213
90th Percentile £482 £419 £424
South East median daily rate £350 £169 £340
% change year-on-year +107.41% -50.37% +15.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £47.50 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.00% - -
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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 516 460 562
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.79% 26.44% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 327 373
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £163 £230 £213
90th Percentile £524 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 7 9
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -51.39% +140.00%
10th Percentile £12.01 £10.24 £16.82
90th Percentile £48.75 £36.30 £46.50
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £27.80 £30.90
% change year-on-year -9.64% -10.03% +81.76%

HND
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for HND in Buckinghamshire

HND
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HND in Buckinghamshire

HND
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HND in Buckinghamshire

HND
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 HND within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 23 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
Milton Keynes -22 3 £440 +6.67% 1
Aylesbury +4 1 - -
Chesham - 1 - -
HND
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for HND.

1 3 (60.00%) HNC
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) APMP
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) PLM
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) ECSS
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (20.00%) QMS
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared

HND
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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
General
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) PLM
2 1 (20.00%) QMS
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) HNC
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (40.00%) APMP
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) ECSS
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) SAP