Period
to 7 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for HIPAA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HIPAA over the 6 months to 7 May 2021 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
6 months to
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 661 640 839
Rank change year-on-year -21 +199 +33
Contract jobs citing HIPAA 21 15 34
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.029% 0.037%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.34% 0.28% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 21
10th Percentile £370 £350 £469
25th Percentile £400 £481 £525
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £401 £525 £575
Median % change year-on-year -23.71% -8.70% +4.55%
75th Percentile £570 £638 £625
90th Percentile £659 £653 "
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £575 £563
% change year-on-year -15.65% +2.22% +12.50%

HIPAA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 6,167 5,295 9,816
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.96% 10.14% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,138 3,328 6,204
10th Percentile £263 £231 £250
25th Percentile £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
75th Percentile £575 £563 £558
90th Percentile £669 £638 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 282 236 340
10th Percentile £11.37 £13.06 £10.61
25th Percentile £14.25 £17.27 £13.72
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £20.25
Median % change year-on-year -6.67% +11.14% -5.84%
75th Percentile £38.75 £47.31 £40.06
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.03 £22.50 £20.24
% change year-on-year -6.56% +11.19% -5.23%

HIPAA
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing HIPAA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for HIPAA in the UK

HIPAA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing HIPAA.

Daily rate trend for HIPAA in the UK

HIPAA
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing HIPAA over the 6 months to 7 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for HIPAA in the UK

HIPAA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing HIPAA.

Hourly rate trend for HIPAA in the UK

HIPAA
Top 7 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 6 months to 7 May 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +20 19 £401 -23.71% 5
London -7 15 £401 -5.76% 2
Work from Home - 8 £400 - 1
UK excluding London +50 3 £485 -15.65% 3
South East +50 1 £570 -0.87% 2
East of England +29 1 £400 -20.00%
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 7 May 2021, IT contractor jobs citing HIPAA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for HIPAA.

1 11 (52.38%) GDPR
1 11 (52.38%) NIST
2 10 (47.62%) Security Architecture
3 9 (42.86%) AWS
4 8 (38.10%) Firewall
4 8 (38.10%) SIEM
4 8 (38.10%) Azure
5 7 (33.33%) TOGAF
5 7 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
5 7 (33.33%) Linux
5 7 (33.33%) Social Skills
6 6 (28.57%) Security Monitoring
6 6 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 6 (28.57%) Windows
6 6 (28.57%) Solaris
6 6 (28.57%) Internet
6 6 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (28.57%) AS400
6 6 (28.57%) Manufacturing
6 6 (28.57%) ArchiMate
6 6 (28.57%) IaaS
6 6 (28.57%) SABSA
6 6 (28.57%) Internet of Things
6 6 (28.57%) GCP
6 6 (28.57%) SaaS
6 6 (28.57%) PaaS
6 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (23.81%) PCI DSS
7 5 (23.81%) CISSP

HIPAA
Co-occurring 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 (9.52%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) AWS
2 8 (38.10%) Azure
3 6 (28.57%) GCP
3 6 (28.57%) IaaS
3 6 (28.57%) PaaS
3 6 (28.57%) SaaS
4 3 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (14.29%) CloudFront
4 3 (14.29%) Serverless
5 2 (9.52%) Akamai
5 2 (9.52%) AWS KMS
6 1 (4.76%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (4.76%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
6 1 (4.76%) AWS Fargate
6 1 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Firewall
2 6 (28.57%) Internet
3 3 (14.29%) Network Security
4 2 (9.52%) VPN
5 1 (4.76%) LAN
5 1 (4.76%) SD-WAN
5 1 (4.76%) SSL
5 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) GitLab
General
1 7 (33.33%) Social Skills
2 6 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (9.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Architect
2 8 (38.10%) Security Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Security Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) DBA
4 2 (9.52%) DevSecOps Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL DBA
4 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Security Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) JSON
2 1 (4.76%) Node.js
2 1 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) AS400
1 6 (28.57%) Internet of Things
2 2 (9.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (9.52%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Private Cloud
2 2 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.76%) Cloud Native
3 1 (4.76%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) Solaris
2 6 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Security Architecture
2 8 (38.10%) SIEM
3 7 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 7 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 6 (28.57%) ArchiMate
4 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (28.57%) SABSA
4 6 (28.57%) Security Monitoring
5 4 (19.05%) Architectural Design
5 4 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (19.05%) Data Security
5 4 (19.05%) Database Security
5 4 (19.05%) Information Security
5 4 (19.05%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 3 (14.29%) DevSecOps
6 3 (14.29%) High Availability
6 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Automation
6 3 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Python
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Go
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) CISSP
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) CISA
3 2 (9.52%) CISM
3 2 (9.52%) GIAC
3 2 (9.52%) SANS
4 1 (4.76%) CCNP
4 1 (4.76%) CCSP
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.76%) CRISC
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (52.38%) GDPR
1 11 (52.38%) NIST
2 7 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 6 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (23.81%) PCI DSS
5 3 (14.29%) FedRAMP
6 2 (9.52%) COBIT
7 1 (4.76%) FISMA
7 1 (4.76%) GLBA
7 1 (4.76%) GRC
7 1 (4.76%) NIST 800
7 1 (4.76%) RMADS
7 1 (4.76%) SOC 1
7 1 (4.76%) SOC 2
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Ansible
1 2 (9.52%) CASB
2 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
1 3 (14.29%) VMware
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft