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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
Rank 614 643 629
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -14
Contract jobs citing HIPAA 7 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.002% 0.007%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.14% 0.018% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
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
4870 5556 5266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.79% 10.06% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3165 3421 3393
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 210 214
Median hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +13.63%

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 8 December 2016.

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 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 8 December 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 +29 7 £350 -30.00% 1
South East - 5 £350 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £350 -
London -2 2 £650 +30.00%
Kidlington - 2 £350 -
Oxford - 2 £325 -

HIPAA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 9 (75.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) Network Security
3 7 (58.33%) CISSP
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco
4 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (41.67%) Problem Management
5 5 (41.67%) PCI DSS
5 5 (41.67%) Brocade
5 5 (41.67%) F5
5 5 (41.67%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
5 5 (41.67%) Palo Alto
5 5 (41.67%) Juniper
5 5 (41.67%) WAN
5 5 (41.67%) VPN
5 5 (41.67%) LAN
5 5 (41.67%) Web Filtering
6 4 (33.33%) SSL
6 4 (33.33%) Blue Coat
6 4 (33.33%) Intel Security
6 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
6 4 (33.33%) Junos
6 4 (33.33%) NetScaler
6 4 (33.33%) JNCIA
6 4 (33.33%) JNCIS
6 4 (33.33%) JNCIP
6 4 (33.33%) Degree

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 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
1 8 (66.67%) Network Security
2 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) VPN
2 5 (41.67%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) Junos
3 4 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 4 (33.33%) SSL
4 3 (25.00%) LDAP
5 2 (16.67%) IPsec
5 2 (16.67%) Kerberos
5 2 (16.67%) Wireless
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (8.33%) DHCP
6 1 (8.33%) DNS
6 1 (8.33%) SAN
6 1 (8.33%) SNMP
6 1 (8.33%) VoIP
6 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) AppScan
1 1 (8.33%) Burp Suite
1 1 (8.33%) GDB
1 1 (8.33%) WinDbg
General
1 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) AWS Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Security Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Brocade Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (8.33%) IP Architect
4 1 (8.33%) IP Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Switch Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
1 2 (16.67%) SAML
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (16.67%) PKI
5 2 (16.67%) Public Cloud
6 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Kali Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Kalman Filter
1 5 (41.67%) Problem Management
1 5 (41.67%) Web Filtering
2 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Secure Coding
3 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (16.67%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Data Security
4 2 (16.67%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Patch Management
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 2 (16.67%) Security Operations
4 2 (16.67%) SIEM
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Threat Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) C++
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (8.33%) PHP
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) CISSP
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) JNCIA
2 4 (33.33%) JNCIP
2 4 (33.33%) JNCIS
3 3 (25.00%) SANS
4 2 (16.67%) AWS Certification
4 2 (16.67%) CISA
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (16.67%) CISM
4 2 (16.67%) GCFA
4 2 (16.67%) GCIH
5 1 (8.33%) CCNP
5 1 (8.33%) CCSP
5 1 (8.33%) GPEN
5 1 (8.33%) GWAPT
5 1 (8.33%) GXPN
5 1 (8.33%) JNCIE
5 1 (8.33%) OSCE
5 1 (8.33%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (41.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (16.67%) FedRAMP
4 1 (8.33%) FISMA
4 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Core Impact
1 1 (8.33%) HP Fortify
1 1 (8.33%) Nessus
1 1 (8.33%) Nexpose
1 1 (8.33%) Nmap
1 1 (8.33%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Brocade
2 5 (41.67%) F5
2 5 (41.67%) Juniper
2 5 (41.67%) Palo Alto
3 4 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 4 (33.33%) Intel Security
4 2 (16.67%) Google
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft