The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for HNC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 March 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 West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing HNC 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.20% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.61% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £225 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £275 £358
% change year-on-year +12.54% -23.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £35.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +17.60% +115.15%  

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 Gloucestershire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 153 266 222
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 45.81% 58.59% 47.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 109 120
Median daily rate £405 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £315 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 9
Median hourly rate £27.50 £44.10 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.64% +1.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £20.20 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £46.20 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% +73.33%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HNC in Gloucestershire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HNC in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HNC in Gloucestershire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HNC in Gloucestershire

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Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 £375 -
HNC
South West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for HNC.

1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) HND
2 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Unisys
4 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology

HNC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Commissioning Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 3 (50.00%) SDLC
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) HND
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Unisys