The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for HND qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 54 73
Contract jobs citing HND 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire - 0.34% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.06% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.81%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year - +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -2.85% +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 Cambridgeshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 129 97 115
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 22.32% 16.41% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 50 63
Median daily rate £350 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £160 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £479 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 22
Median hourly rate £35.00 £10.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +250.00% -36.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.84 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.50 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HND in Cambridgeshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HND in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for HND.

1 1 (100.00%) HNC
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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%) Test Technician
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) HNC