The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for HIPAA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HIPAA over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 569 623 602
Rank change year-on-year +54 -21  
Contract jobs citing HIPAA 8 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.019% 0.006% 0.008%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.16% 0.055% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
Median daily rate £404 £338 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.62% -38.63%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £369 -
% change year-on-year +9.49% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £51.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 - -

HIPAA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 4889 5433 5794
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 11.71% 10.94% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3229 3519 3555
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 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 180 164
Median hourly rate £19.90 £36.50 £25.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.47% +45.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.83 £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.60 £58.20 £49.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +37.93%  

HIPAA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing HIPAA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for HIPAA in England

HIPAA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HIPAA in England

HIPAA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HIPAA in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HIPAA in England

HIPAA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HIPAA in England

HIPAA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HIPAA within the England region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
South East +23 7 £404 +9.49% 1
East of England - 1 - -
HIPAA
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 across the England region with a requirement for HIPAA.

1 12 (75.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 12 (75.00%) Firewall
2 11 (68.75%) CISSP
2 11 (68.75%) Network Security
3 10 (62.50%) Cisco
4 9 (56.25%) Juniper
4 9 (56.25%) Telecoms
4 9 (56.25%) Problem Management
4 9 (56.25%) Brocade
4 9 (56.25%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (56.25%) Palo Alto
4 9 (56.25%) Web Filtering
5 8 (50.00%) F5
5 8 (50.00%) NetScaler
5 8 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 8 (50.00%) Load Balancing
5 8 (50.00%) Blue Coat
5 8 (50.00%) SSL
5 8 (50.00%) Intel Security
5 8 (50.00%) LAN
5 8 (50.00%) WAN
6 7 (43.75%) JNCIA
6 7 (43.75%) JNCIS
6 7 (43.75%) JNCIP
6 7 (43.75%) Junos
7 5 (31.25%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
8 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (25.00%) CISM
8 4 (25.00%) Computer Science

HIPAA
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) Firewall
2 11 (68.75%) Network Security
3 8 (50.00%) LAN
3 8 (50.00%) NetScaler
3 8 (50.00%) SSL
3 8 (50.00%) WAN
4 7 (43.75%) Junos
5 2 (12.50%) IPsec
5 2 (12.50%) VPN
6 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 9 (56.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Security Engineer
2 9 (56.25%) Network Engineer
2 9 (56.25%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Juniper Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) AWS Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Security Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Data Network Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Network Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Network Security Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Security Advisor
5 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Security Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
3 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
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
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 5 (31.25%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (25.00%) SIEM
4 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (18.75%) Information Security
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
6 2 (12.50%) Data Security
6 2 (12.50%) DDoS Mitigation
6 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance
6 2 (12.50%) ISMS
6 2 (12.50%) IT Audit
6 2 (12.50%) Matrix Management
6 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 2 (12.50%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) Security Operations
6 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) 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%) SC Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) AWS Certification
5 2 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) IISP
5 2 (12.50%) ISACA
5 2 (12.50%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (75.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (25.00%) FedRAMP
2 4 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (12.50%) ISO27002
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Snort
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) Brocade
2 9 (56.25%) Juniper
2 9 (56.25%) Palo Alto
3 8 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 8 (50.00%) F5
3 8 (50.00%) Intel Security
4 2 (12.50%) Google
5 1 (6.25%) Becrypt
5 1 (6.25%) CyberArk
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp
5 1 (6.25%) Sourcefire
5 1 (6.25%) Splunk
5 1 (6.25%) Tufin
5 1 (6.25%) VMware