Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for HNC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 25 July 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 146 141
Contract jobs citing HNC 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester - 0.082% 0.092%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.57% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Manchester median daily rate - - £548
North West median daily rate £342 £330 £675
% change year-on-year +3.71% -51.11% +237.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Manchester median hourly rate - £14.50 £18.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.79% -18.19%
North West median hourly rate £29.56 £14.50 £27.40
% change year-on-year +103.86% -47.09% +22.47%

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 Manchester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Manchester
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 418 529 570
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.89% 14.49% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 269 265
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% +4.62%
10th Percentile £215 £200 £205
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.44% +3.29% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 25
Manchester median hourly rate £14.83 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.24% -3.33% -7.09%
10th Percentile £9.76 £11.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £41.00 £42.50 £38.00
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £41.37 £34.50
% change year-on-year -3.30% +19.90% +91.67%

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for HNC in Manchester

HNC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HNC in Manchester

HNC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HNC in Manchester