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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
UK
Rank 572 616 617
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +1
Contract jobs citing HIPAA 14 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.012% 0.008%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.31% 0.12% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 3
Median daily rate £350 £369 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% -32.95%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £369 -
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £51.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 - -

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
4455 5152 4999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.00% 9.94% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2883 3188 3031
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 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 199 167
Median hourly rate £21.24 £42.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.03% +88.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.10 £61.00 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +85.26%

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 19 February 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 11 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 19 February 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 +59 14 £350 -5.08% 2
South East +30 13 £350 -5.08% 1
Oxfordshire - 9 £338 - 1
Kidlington - 3 £325 -
Oxford - 3 £325 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £525 -
Woking - 2 £466 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £525 -
Surrey - 2 £466 -
East of England +8 1 - -
Cambridgeshire +3 1 - -

HIPAA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 15 (78.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 14 (73.68%) Firewall
2 14 (73.68%) CISSP
3 13 (68.42%) Network Security
4 10 (52.63%) Cisco
4 10 (52.63%) Telecoms
5 9 (47.37%) Juniper
5 9 (47.37%) Problem Management
5 9 (47.37%) Brocade
5 9 (47.37%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (47.37%) Palo Alto
5 9 (47.37%) Web Filtering
6 8 (42.11%) Data Centre
6 8 (42.11%) F5
6 8 (42.11%) NetScaler
6 8 (42.11%) Load Balancing
6 8 (42.11%) Blue Coat
6 8 (42.11%) Intel Security
6 8 (42.11%) LAN
6 8 (42.11%) WAN
6 8 (42.11%) SSL
7 7 (36.84%) JNCIA
7 7 (36.84%) JNCIS
7 7 (36.84%) JNCIP
7 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
7 7 (36.84%) PCI DSS
7 7 (36.84%) Junos
8 6 (31.58%) CISM
9 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
9 5 (26.32%) Cybersecurity

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 (10.53%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) Firewall
2 13 (68.42%) Network Security
3 8 (42.11%) LAN
3 8 (42.11%) NetScaler
3 8 (42.11%) SSL
3 8 (42.11%) WAN
4 7 (36.84%) Junos
5 4 (21.05%) VPN
6 2 (10.53%) IPsec
6 2 (10.53%) Kerberos
6 2 (10.53%) LDAP
7 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (5.26%) Wireless
7 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) AppScan
1 1 (5.26%) Burp Suite
1 1 (5.26%) GDB
1 1 (5.26%) WinDbg
General
1 10 (52.63%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Security Engineer
2 9 (47.37%) Network Engineer
2 9 (47.37%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Juniper Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) AWS Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Security Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Data Network Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Network Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Network Security Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Security Advisor
5 2 (10.53%) Security Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Middleware
1 2 (10.53%) SAML
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Data Centre
2 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
3 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
4 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.53%) CESG
4 2 (10.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (10.53%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (10.53%) PKI
4 2 (10.53%) Public Cloud
5 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Kali Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Kalman Filter
1 9 (47.37%) Problem Management
1 9 (47.37%) Web Filtering
2 8 (42.11%) Load Balancing
3 5 (26.32%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (21.05%) SIEM
4 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.79%) Information Security
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
5 3 (15.79%) Secure Coding
5 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (10.53%) Analytics
6 2 (10.53%) DDoS Mitigation
6 2 (10.53%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.53%) Patch Management
6 2 (10.53%) Threat Modelling
6 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.26%) C
1 1 (5.26%) C#
1 1 (5.26%) C++
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.26%) PHP
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) CISSP
2 7 (36.84%) JNCIA
2 7 (36.84%) JNCIP
2 7 (36.84%) JNCIS
3 6 (31.58%) CISM
4 3 (15.79%) Degree
4 3 (15.79%) SANS
4 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) AWS Certification
5 2 (10.53%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (10.53%) CISA
5 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) GCFA
5 2 (10.53%) GCIH
5 2 (10.53%) IISP
5 2 (10.53%) ISACA
5 2 (10.53%) JNCIE
6 1 (5.26%) CCSP
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (78.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (36.84%) PCI DSS
3 4 (21.05%) FedRAMP
4 2 (10.53%) ISO27002
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.26%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Core Impact
1 1 (5.26%) HP Fortify
1 1 (5.26%) Nessus
1 1 (5.26%) Nexpose
1 1 (5.26%) Nmap
1 1 (5.26%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco
2 9 (47.37%) Brocade
2 9 (47.37%) Juniper
2 9 (47.37%) Palo Alto
3 8 (42.11%) Blue Coat
3 8 (42.11%) F5
3 8 (42.11%) Intel Security
4 2 (10.53%) Google
5 1 (5.26%) Becrypt
5 1 (5.26%) CyberArk
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) NetApp
5 1 (5.26%) Sourcefire
5 1 (5.26%) Splunk
5 1 (5.26%) Tufin
5 1 (5.26%) VMware