The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for HND qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank - 68 66
Contract jobs citing HND 0 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes - 0.27% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.11% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £325 £400
% change year-on-year -20.00% -18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -18.57% -17.64%  

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 Milton Keynes.

Academic & Professional Certification
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 337 180 224
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 45.73% 23.94% 26.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 128 132
Median daily rate £425 £415 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.40% +20.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 7
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -36.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

HND
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

HND
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HND in Milton Keynes