Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for HND 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 Diploma (HND)
England > South West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 195 191
Rank change year-on-year +8 -4 +6
Contract jobs citing HND 21 8 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.37% 0.14% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.32% 0.46% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 19
South West median daily rate £475 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.25% +5.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £293 £269 £285
90th Percentile £500 £450 £500
England median daily rate £390 £334 £371
% change year-on-year +16.85% -10.10% +23.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - £49.19
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% -32.43% +48.00%

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 contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South West
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1590 1755 1977
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 28.10% 30.69% 30.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 863 1085 1225
South West median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +1.97%
10th Percentile £213 £233 £250
90th Percentile £600 £573 £532
England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 106 131
South West median hourly rate £38.00 £27.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.18% -32.10% +15.71%
10th Percentile £16.38 £13.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £53.38 £47.50 £50.25
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +26.32%

HND
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing HND as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for HND in the South West

HND
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HND in the South West

HND
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HND in the South West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HND in the South West

HND
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HND in the South West

HND
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the South West 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
Somerset - 6 £500 - 2
Gloucestershire +21 4 £425 - 1
Devon - 4 £321 - 2
Wiltshire -3 3 £475 +58.33%
Bristol -13 3 £319 +10.96% 2
Cornwall - 1 - -
HND
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 South West region with a requirement for HND.

1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) Degree
2 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
3 9 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (42.86%) Finance
4 8 (38.10%) CISM
4 8 (38.10%) CISSP
4 8 (38.10%) DV Cleared
4 8 (38.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (38.10%) Information Management
4 8 (38.10%) Data Analysis
4 8 (38.10%) Information Security
4 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (38.10%) IISP
5 7 (33.33%) CLAS
5 7 (33.33%) SDLC
5 7 (33.33%) SQL
5 7 (33.33%) Electronics
5 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 7 (33.33%) Manufacturing
6 6 (28.57%) SAP
6 6 (28.57%) Programme Management
6 6 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (28.57%) Marketing
6 6 (28.57%) JSP 440
7 5 (23.81%) Data Management
7 5 (23.81%) HNC
8 4 (19.05%) Validation
8 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (19.05%) ERP

HND
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (4.76%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) 3G
1 1 (4.76%) 4G
1 1 (4.76%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Data Mining
1 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Electronics
2 7 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 6 (28.57%) Marketing
4 3 (14.29%) Banking
4 3 (14.29%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
5 1 (4.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Consultant
1 7 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Business Systems Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) CAD Technician
4 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Coordinator
4 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Project Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Security Assurance Coordinator
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) Data Structures
3 3 (14.29%) User Experience
4 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (38.10%) Data Analysis
3 8 (38.10%) Information Management
3 8 (38.10%) Information Security
4 7 (33.33%) SDLC
5 6 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (28.57%) Programme Management
6 5 (23.81%) Data Management
7 4 (19.05%) ERP
7 4 (19.05%) Feasibility Study
7 4 (19.05%) Project Management
7 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (19.05%) Validation
8 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
8 3 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
8 3 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Degree
1 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 8 (38.10%) CISM
2 8 (38.10%) CISSP
2 8 (38.10%) DV Cleared
2 8 (38.10%) IISP
3 7 (33.33%) CLAS
4 5 (23.81%) HNC
5 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) APMP
6 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (4.76%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (28.57%) JSP 440
3 2 (9.52%) PMO
4 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) SAP
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Teradata
4 1 (4.76%) Greenplum
4 1 (4.76%) Siemens