Period
to 23 November 2017

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 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 Certificate (HNC)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 76 69
Rank change year-on-year +24 -7 +7
Contract jobs citing HNC 8 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.22% 0.54% 1.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.52% 1.08% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 7
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -20.00%
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £371
% change year-on-year +6.25% +7.74% +18.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £32.50 - -
South West median hourly rate £32.50 £41.00 £41.24
% change year-on-year -20.73% -0.58% +83.29%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 227 461 521
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 34.50% 49.84% 52.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 245 275
Gloucestershire median daily rate £430 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% - +1.85%
10th Percentile £176 £235 £234
90th Percentile £663 £563 £539
South West median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 35 29
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £31.00 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.73% - -32.10%
10th Percentile £16.75 £14.65 £11.17
90th Percentile £56.75 £44.40 £44.50
South West median hourly rate £38.00 £27.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year +38.18% -32.10% +15.71%

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing HNC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for HNC in Gloucestershire

HNC
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

HNC
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

HNC
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 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
Gloucester -1 1 £425 -
Tewkesbury - 1 - -
HNC
South West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (50.00%) HND
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) EMC
1 4 (50.00%) Firmware
1 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (50.00%) SOLIDWORKS
1 4 (50.00%) Data Entry
1 4 (50.00%) Driving Licence
1 4 (50.00%) RS-232
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) Dimensional Modelling
2 3 (37.50%) Teradata
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Validation
2 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
2 3 (37.50%) Data Mining
3 1 (12.50%) Electronics
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity

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:

Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (50.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (50.00%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Data Mining
1 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Electrical Design Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Electrical Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Data Entry
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
2 3 (37.50%) Dimensional Modelling
2 3 (37.50%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) HND
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) EMC
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Teradata