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 3 months to 26 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 Certificate (HNC)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 93 97
Contract jobs citing HNC 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands - 0.066% 0.063%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.39% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £30.06 £32.00
% change year-on-year +10.61% -6.06%  

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 the East Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 288 257 242
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 18.71% 16.94% 15.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 172 129
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £588 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 8
Median hourly rate £50.00 £15.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.33% -41.17%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for HNC.

1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) HND
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Primavera
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) MSTest
1 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Primavera
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MSTest
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) HND
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft