Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for HNC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 14 December 2018 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 148 142
Rank change year-on-year +11 -6 +2
Contract jobs citing HNC 4 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.15% 0.063% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.78% 0.30% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
East Midlands median daily rate - - £356
England median daily rate £414 £390 £360
% change year-on-year +6.09% +8.33% -2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £17.13 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.48% +11.11% -40.00%

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 contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East Midlands
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 511 674 590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 19.31% 21.09% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 460 403
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.96% +2.00%
10th Percentile £181 £213 £213
90th Percentile £550 £551 £550
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 48 26
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £17.50 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.39% -3.45% +8.21%
10th Percentile £11.24 £12.85 £12.14
90th Percentile £17.50 £53.08 £43.50
England median hourly rate £26.35 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +5.41% -1.96% +6.25%

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing HNC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for HNC in the East Midlands

HNC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HNC in the East Midlands

HNC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HNC in the East Midlands

HNC
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. 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
Northamptonshire - 4 - - 5
HNC
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing HNC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for HNC.

1 4 (100.00%) HND
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) Netcool
1 4 (100.00%) Remedy
1 4 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (100.00%) Test Management
1 4 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 4 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing

HNC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Test Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) HND
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Remedy
1 4 (100.00%) SolarWinds