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 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 - 99
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing HNC 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.070% - 0.061%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.44% - 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £270 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% -32.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.75 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +201.61% -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 Manchester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Manchester
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 225 249 270
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 15.80% 13.71% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 125 120
Median daily rate £383 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.51% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £504 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 12
Median hourly rate £11.00 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.00% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.61% +44.44%  

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Manchester region with a requirement for HNC.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Access
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CAD
1 1 (100.00%) 3ds Max
1 1 (100.00%) Business Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence

HNC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (100.00%) 3ds Max
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) CAD Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Development
1 1 (100.00%) CAD
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft