The table below looks at the statistics for HIPAA skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HIPAA over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
Rank 596 578 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing HIPAA 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.006% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.093% 0.079% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
4307 3819 3803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.47% 7.38% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2695 2328 2206
Average daily rate £400 £420 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 136 231
Average hourly rate £21.99 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.13% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.99 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+19.95% -7.89%

HIPAA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HIPAA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HIPAA within the UK over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -51 4 £350 -6.66%
Yorkshire - 3 £350 -
Manchester - 1 £325 -
North West - 1 £325 -
West Midlands - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Coventry - - - -
London - - - -

HIPAA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing HIPAA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HIPAA.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) Tivoli
2 4 (80.00%) Remedy
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (80.00%) SSL
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) Time Management
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) CentOS
2 4 (80.00%) Imperva
2 4 (80.00%) Regular Expression
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection

HIPAA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing HIPAA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HIPAA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SSL
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall Support
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Support
1 3 (60.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (80.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Data Security
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) Remedy
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
1 4 (80.00%) Imperva