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 3 months to 30 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.

Higher National Diploma (HND)
England / South West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 132 145
Rank change year-on-year +1 +13  
Contract jobs citing HND 7 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.27% 0.27% 0.096%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.86% 0.83% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Median daily rate £300 £275 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -44.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £263 £399
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £343 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £325 £400
% change year-on-year -20.00% -18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
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 the South West.

Academic & Professional Certification
South West
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 812 962 893
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 31.23% 33.05% 28.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 565 541
Median daily rate £400 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -3.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £275 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 69 28
Median hourly rate £38.50 £42.50 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.41% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.65 £20.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% +73.33%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HND in the South West over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HND in the South West

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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

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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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire - 3 £225 -
Wiltshire +2 2 £300 - 3
Bristol +8 1 - -
Devon - 1 - -
HND
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 9 (100.00%) HNC
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) CorelDRAW
4 2 (22.22%) PMP
4 2 (22.22%) Acrobat
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) MS Project
4 2 (22.22%) Avionics
4 2 (22.22%) APMP
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Business Performance Management
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Siemens NX
5 1 (11.11%) MS Office
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 1 (11.11%) BCP

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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 2 (22.22%) Acrobat
1 2 (22.22%) CorelDRAW
1 2 (22.22%) MS Project
2 1 (11.11%) AutoCAD
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Avionics
3 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Author
2 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Author
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Writer
3 1 (11.11%) CAD Draughtsman
3 1 (11.11%) Draughtsman
3 1 (11.11%) Project Officer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Support Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
1 3 (33.33%) SDLC
1 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) BCP
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Business Performance Management
3 1 (11.11%) CAD
3 1 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) HNC
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) APMP
4 2 (22.22%) PMP
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Unisys
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