The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for HND qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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 Diploma (HND)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 102 90
Rank change year-on-year +15 -12  
Contract jobs citing HND 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.073% 0.057% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.48% 0.38% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year - +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -2.85% +9.37%  

HND 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 208 261 279
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 15.23% 14.77% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 130 129
Median daily rate £413 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £213 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 16
Median hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £18.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.51% -26.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £12.58 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

HND
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for HND in Manchester

HND
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HND in Manchester

HND
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HND in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HND 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 HND.

1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information Act
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (50.00%) Data Transformation

HND
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 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) ETL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Data Transformation
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle