The table below looks at the statistics for HIPAA skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HIPAA over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
Rank 649 649 638
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs citing HIPAA 4 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.024% 0.002%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.078% 0.25% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 0
Median daily rate £350 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 -
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
5149 5604 5430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.65% 9.66% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3322 3434 3398
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 233 238
Median hourly rate £26.50 £25.12 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.49% +25.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £47.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £29.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +45.00%

HIPAA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing HIPAA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

HIPAA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

HIPAA
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HIPAA within the UK.

HIPAA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

HIPAA
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HIPAA within the UK.

HIPAA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

HIPAA
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HIPAA within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +2 4 £350 -22.22% 1
South East +11 3 £350 -12.50%
Berkshire - 3 £350 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

HIPAA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HIPAA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for HIPAA.

1 6 (85.71%) Degree
1 6 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (71.43%) Network Security
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) VPN
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (57.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Wireless
4 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
4 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (42.86%) SNMP
4 3 (42.86%) CISSP
4 3 (42.86%) CCNA
4 3 (42.86%) CCDA
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) LDAP
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) VoIP
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (42.86%) F5
4 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
4 3 (42.86%) Secure Coding

HIPAA
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) Network Security
1 5 (71.43%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) Wireless
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) LDAP
3 3 (42.86%) SNMP
3 3 (42.86%) VoIP
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) Kerberos
5 1 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) AppScan
1 1 (14.29%) Burp Suite
1 1 (14.29%) GDB
1 1 (14.29%) WinDbg
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) IP Architect
2 1 (14.29%) IP Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
1 2 (28.57%) SAML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Kali Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Secure Coding
1 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (28.57%) Patch Management
2 2 (28.57%) Threat Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) OWASP
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) CCDA
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) CISSP
3 3 (42.86%) SANS
4 2 (28.57%) CISA
4 2 (28.57%) CISM
4 2 (28.57%) GCFA
4 2 (28.57%) GCIH
5 1 (14.29%) CCNP
5 1 (14.29%) CCSP
5 1 (14.29%) GPEN
5 1 (14.29%) GWAPT
5 1 (14.29%) GXPN
5 1 (14.29%) OSCE
5 1 (14.29%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
3 1 (14.29%) FISMA
3 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Core Impact
1 1 (14.29%) HP Fortify
1 1 (14.29%) Nessus
1 1 (14.29%) Nexpose
1 1 (14.29%) Nmap
1 1 (14.29%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft