Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for HNC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 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 Certificate (HNC)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 213 216
Rank change year-on-year +35 +3 -
Contract jobs citing HNC 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.14% 0.036% 0.064%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.94% 0.25% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Yorkshire median daily rate - - £260
England median daily rate £395 £370 £358
% change year-on-year +6.76% +3.50% +19.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £15.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.39% - -
England median hourly rate £28.06 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -22.06% -4.00% +66.67%

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 639 810 1023
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.51% 14.75% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 484 682
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +8.70%
10th Percentile £213 £254 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £520
England median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 34 55
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.43 £14.57 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.96% -8.17% +2.32%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.34 £11.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £23.75 £34.80
England median hourly rate £25.69 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +0.75% +10.87% +21.05%

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing HNC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for HNC in Yorkshire

HNC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HNC in Yorkshire

HNC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HNC in Yorkshire

HNC
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 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
West Yorkshire +21 6 - - 2
HNC
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for HNC.

1 6 (100.00%) MCP
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 6 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 6 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 6 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory

HNC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 6 (100.00%) Service Desk Support
2 5 (83.33%) 2nd Line Technical Support
2 5 (83.33%) Technical Support
3 2 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (16.67%) Telephony Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 6 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 6 (100.00%) Feasibility Study
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 6 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) MCP
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft