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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
UK
Rank 569 624 602
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -22
Contract jobs citing HIPAA 13 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.006% 0.010%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.30% 0.058% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 5
Median daily rate £350 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
4285 5191 4752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.73% 10.22% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2785 3191 2925
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 202 183
Median hourly rate £25.00 £42.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% +90.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.95 £60.98 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £42.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-45.83% +75.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HIPAA within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

HIPAA Daily Rate Histogram 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 8 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 21 January 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
England +32 13 £350 -30.00% 2
South East - 11 £350 -
Oxfordshire - 9 £338 -
Oxford - 3 £325 -
Kidlington - 3 £325 -
London +13 2 £650 +30.00% 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 £525 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £525 -

HIPAA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 14 (87.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 12 (75.00%) CISSP
3 11 (68.75%) Firewall
3 11 (68.75%) Network Security
4 10 (62.50%) Telecoms
5 9 (56.25%) Juniper
5 9 (56.25%) Cisco
5 9 (56.25%) Problem Management
5 9 (56.25%) Brocade
5 9 (56.25%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (56.25%) Palo Alto
5 9 (56.25%) Web Filtering
6 8 (50.00%) NetScaler
6 8 (50.00%) Data Centre
6 8 (50.00%) F5
6 8 (50.00%) Load Balancing
6 8 (50.00%) SSL
6 8 (50.00%) Intel Security
6 8 (50.00%) LAN
6 8 (50.00%) WAN
6 8 (50.00%) Blue Coat
7 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
7 7 (43.75%) JNCIA
7 7 (43.75%) JNCIS
7 7 (43.75%) JNCIP
7 7 (43.75%) PCI DSS
7 7 (43.75%) Junos
8 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
9 4 (25.00%) CISM
9 4 (25.00%) VPN

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) Firewall
1 11 (68.75%) Network Security
2 8 (50.00%) LAN
2 8 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 8 (50.00%) SSL
2 8 (50.00%) WAN
3 7 (43.75%) Junos
4 4 (25.00%) VPN
5 2 (12.50%) IPsec
5 2 (12.50%) Kerberos
5 2 (12.50%) LDAP
6 1 (6.25%) Wireless
6 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) AppScan
1 1 (6.25%) Burp Suite
1 1 (6.25%) GDB
1 1 (6.25%) WinDbg
General
1 10 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Network Engineer
1 9 (56.25%) Network Security Engineer
1 9 (56.25%) Security Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Juniper Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) AWS Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Security Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Data Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Network Security Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Security Advisor
4 2 (12.50%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
1 2 (12.50%) SAML
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
3 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (12.50%) CESG
4 2 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (12.50%) PKI
4 2 (12.50%) Public Cloud
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Kali Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Kalman Filter
1 9 (56.25%) Problem Management
1 9 (56.25%) Web Filtering
2 8 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Secure Coding
3 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (12.50%) Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (12.50%) Data Security
4 2 (12.50%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Patch Management
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 2 (12.50%) SIEM
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
1 1 (6.25%) C
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) C++
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.25%) PHP
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) CISSP
2 7 (43.75%) JNCIA
2 7 (43.75%) JNCIP
2 7 (43.75%) JNCIS
3 4 (25.00%) CISM
4 3 (18.75%) Degree
4 3 (18.75%) SANS
5 2 (12.50%) AWS Certification
5 2 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (12.50%) CISA
5 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) GCFA
5 2 (12.50%) GCIH
5 2 (12.50%) IISP
5 2 (12.50%) ISACA
5 2 (12.50%) JNCIE
5 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) CCSP
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (87.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (43.75%) PCI DSS
3 4 (25.00%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Core Impact
1 1 (6.25%) HP Fortify
1 1 (6.25%) Nessus
1 1 (6.25%) Nexpose
1 1 (6.25%) Nmap
1 1 (6.25%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Brocade
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco
1 9 (56.25%) Juniper
1 9 (56.25%) Palo Alto
2 8 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 8 (50.00%) F5
2 8 (50.00%) Intel Security
3 2 (12.50%) Google