Period
to 8 April 2020

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 8 April 2020 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
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 671 829 851
Rank change year-on-year +158 +22 -14
Contract jobs citing HIPAA 11 48 28
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.050% 0.028%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.18% 0.46% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 29 23
Median daily rate £650 £550 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +1.85% +33.75%
10th Percentile £470 £383 £363
90th Percentile £700 £625 £712
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £575 £540
% change year-on-year +4.35% +6.48% +54.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 6,156 10,436 12,817
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.09% 10.77% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,707 6,518 8,248
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £219 £250 £259
90th Percentile £638 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 355 362
Median hourly rate £24.88 £21.76 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.35% -3.29% +4.65%
10th Percentile £13.56 £11.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £52.65 £48.75 £57.50
Median hourly rate £22.55 £20.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.36% -19.02% +19.22%

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 8 April 2020.

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 8 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 8 April 2020. 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 +150 11 £650 +18.18% 3
UK excluding London +134 7 £600 +4.35% 4
London +98 4 £675 +22.73% 2
South East +110 3 £575 +15.00%
North of England - 3 £650 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £650 -
East of England +31 1 £500 -13.04%
North West - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, 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 7 (63.64%) Finance
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) CISM
2 6 (54.55%) CISSP
3 5 (45.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (45.45%) Information Security
3 5 (45.45%) PCI DSS
3 5 (45.45%) AWS
3 5 (45.45%) DevOps
3 5 (45.45%) SDLC
3 5 (45.45%) GDPR
4 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
4 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
4 4 (36.36%) CISA
5 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Python
5 3 (27.27%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (27.27%) Amazon S3
5 3 (27.27%) Ruby
5 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
5 3 (27.27%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (27.27%) AWS Certification
5 3 (27.27%) AWS CloudFormation

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 1 (9.09%) Confluence
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) AWS
2 3 (27.27%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (27.27%) Amazon S3
2 3 (27.27%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (27.27%) Route 53
3 2 (18.18%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (18.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (9.09%) Amazon EKS
4 1 (9.09%) AWS CodePipeline
4 1 (9.09%) Azure
4 1 (9.09%) CloudFront
4 1 (9.09%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) Network Security
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Artifactory
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Legal
3 1 (9.09%) Billing
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Security Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Security Architect
4 1 (9.09%) AWS Architect
4 1 (9.09%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Information Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Salesforce Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (9.09%) SAML
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Blog
2 1 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) DevOps
2 5 (45.45%) Information Security
2 5 (45.45%) SDLC
3 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
4 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
4 3 (27.27%) Deployment Automation
4 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Automation
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
4 3 (27.27%) Security Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Strategic Thinking
5 2 (18.18%) Coaching
5 2 (18.18%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
6 1 (9.09%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
6 1 (9.09%) Malware Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 3 (27.27%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) CISM
1 6 (54.55%) CISSP
2 4 (36.36%) CISA
3 3 (27.27%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 3 (27.27%) AWS Certification
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) CASP
4 2 (18.18%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (9.09%) CCSP
5 1 (9.09%) CSSLP
5 1 (9.09%) IISP
5 1 (9.09%) ISSAP
5 1 (9.09%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) GDPR
1 5 (45.45%) PCI DSS
1 5 (45.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (27.27%) NIST
3 2 (18.18%) FISMA
3 2 (18.18%) NCSC
4 1 (9.09%) FedRAMP
4 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (27.27%) Puppet
3 1 (9.09%) Grafana
3 1 (9.09%) Istio
3 1 (9.09%) Kibana
3 1 (9.09%) Packer
3 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) Splunk
2 1 (9.09%) Amdocs
2 1 (9.09%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) NetApp
2 1 (9.09%) NetCracker
2 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Siebel