The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for HNC 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 Certificate (HNC)
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 63 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 -  
Contract jobs citing HNC 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.31% 0.15% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.88% 0.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £275 £358
% change year-on-year +12.54% -23.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £35.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +17.60% +115.15%  

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 Wiltshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 228 269 236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 35.24% 41.07% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 183 153
Median daily rate £400 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £513 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 3
Median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +105.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% +73.33%  

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

HNC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HNC in Wiltshire

HNC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HNC in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for HNC.

1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) C
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) SLA
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) PMP
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) MS Project
4 2 (40.00%) HND
4 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (40.00%) APMP
4 2 (40.00%) Avionics
5 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Aerospace

HNC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (40.00%) MS Project
General
1 2 (40.00%) Avionics
2 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Network Operations Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Network Support
1 3 (60.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) NOC Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Operations Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Operations Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Project Officer
3 1 (20.00%) Project Support Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Support Officer
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) APMP
3 2 (40.00%) HND
3 2 (40.00%) PMP
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft