Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 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
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 808 514 791
Rank change year-on-year -294 +277 +73
Contract jobs citing HIPAA 17 26 26
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.080% 0.031%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.16% 0.67% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 16
10th Percentile £395 £464 £370
25th Percentile £500 £475 £398
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £650 £540 £471
Median % change year-on-year +20.37% +14.59% -8.50%
75th Percentile £719 £551 £628
90th Percentile £735 £643 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £638 £413
% change year-on-year -33.33% +54.55% -36.59%

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 10,808 3,860 9,576
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.68% 11.92% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,269 2,473 6,126
10th Percentile £263 £270 £250
25th Percentile £393 £363 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £600 £575 £550
90th Percentile £688 £650 £632
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +1.14% +3.53% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 318 157 395
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.67 £11.14
25th Percentile £12.63 £13.28 £15.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -6.98% +4.88% -1.43%
75th Percentile £39.50 £45.00 £46.84
90th Percentile £62.50 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.05 £21.42
% change year-on-year -16.86% -1.70% +4.86%

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 27 October 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 27 October 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 -252 15 £650 +20.37% 16
London -217 11 £650 +20.37% 7
UK excluding London -165 4 £425 -33.33% 9
Work from Home -222 3 £650 +23.81% 6
South East -79 2 - - 3
East of England -51 1 £425 - 1
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 27 October 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 9 (52.94%) Azure
1 9 (52.94%) Social Skills
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) CISSP
3 6 (35.29%) Information Security
3 6 (35.29%) PCI DSS
3 6 (35.29%) GDPR
4 5 (29.41%) Presentation Skills
4 5 (29.41%) AWS
4 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
5 4 (23.53%) VMware
5 4 (23.53%) Change Management
5 4 (23.53%) Firewall
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (23.53%) CCSP
5 4 (23.53%) DNS
5 4 (23.53%) ITIL
5 4 (23.53%) SaaS
5 4 (23.53%) Security Architecture
5 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (23.53%) NIST
5 4 (23.53%) Threat Intelligence
5 4 (23.53%) Presales
6 3 (17.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (17.65%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft 365
6 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
6 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (17.65%) DevOps

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 (11.76%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (52.94%) Azure
2 5 (29.41%) AWS
3 4 (23.53%) SaaS
4 3 (17.65%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft 365
5 2 (11.76%) GCP
5 2 (11.76%) Serverless
6 1 (5.88%) Akamai
6 1 (5.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (5.88%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (5.88%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (5.88%) AWS KMS
6 1 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (5.88%) CloudFront
6 1 (5.88%) Codefresh
6 1 (5.88%) IaaS
6 1 (5.88%) PaaS
6 1 (5.88%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) DNS
1 4 (23.53%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) Internet
3 2 (11.76%) Bluetooth
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (11.76%) DHCP
3 2 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (11.76%) IPsec
3 2 (11.76%) Network Security
3 2 (11.76%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (11.76%) SSL
3 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.76%) VLAN
3 2 (11.76%) VPN
3 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
1 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (5.88%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) GitLab
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
2 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (52.94%) Social Skills
2 5 (29.41%) Presentation Skills
3 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.76%) Publishing
5 1 (5.88%) Finance
5 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Cloud Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Security Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Active Directory Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Azure Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Azure Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Security Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) IT Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Technology Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) Android NDK
2 2 (11.76%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (11.76%) Ionic Framework
2 2 (11.76%) Middleware
2 2 (11.76%) PhoneGap
2 2 (11.76%) React Native
2 2 (11.76%) REST
2 2 (11.76%) SAML
2 2 (11.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
2 3 (17.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (17.65%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 2 (11.76%) PKI
3 2 (11.76%) Public Cloud
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Native
4 1 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Android
3 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
3 2 (11.76%) Unix
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Information Security
2 4 (23.53%) Change Management
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Presales
2 4 (23.53%) Security Architecture
2 4 (23.53%) Threat Intelligence
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
3 3 (17.65%) DevOps
3 3 (17.65%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (17.65%) High Availability
3 3 (17.65%) Identity Management
3 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
3 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Python
2 2 (11.76%) Apple Swift
2 2 (11.76%) C
2 2 (11.76%) C++
2 2 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) Kotlin
2 2 (11.76%) Objective-C
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) CISSP
2 4 (23.53%) CCSP
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (17.65%) CCNP
3 3 (17.65%) CEH
3 3 (17.65%) CISA
3 3 (17.65%) CRISC
3 3 (17.65%) CSSLP
3 3 (17.65%) GIAC
3 3 (17.65%) GSEC
4 2 (11.76%) CCIE Security
4 2 (11.76%) CCIE Service Provider
4 2 (11.76%) CCMSE
4 2 (11.76%) CCNA
4 2 (11.76%) CCSA
4 2 (11.76%) CCSE
4 2 (11.76%) CISM
4 2 (11.76%) JNCIA
4 2 (11.76%) JNCIP
4 2 (11.76%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) GDPR
1 6 (35.29%) PCI DSS
2 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (23.53%) NIST
3 3 (17.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (17.65%) SOC 2
4 1 (5.88%) COBIT
4 1 (5.88%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (5.88%) FedRAMP
4 1 (5.88%) FISMA
4 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (5.88%) NIST 800
4 1 (5.88%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) DFS Replication
2 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory Federation Services
1 2 (11.76%) EdgeSight
1 2 (11.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (5.88%) Ansible
2 1 (5.88%) Istio
2 1 (5.88%) Kibana
2 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.88%) Prometheus
2 1 (5.88%) QRadar
2 1 (5.88%) Rancher
2 1 (5.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) Gemalto
4 2 (11.76%) Google
4 2 (11.76%) Juniper
4 2 (11.76%) LogLogic
4 2 (11.76%) Okta
4 2 (11.76%) Palo Alto
4 2 (11.76%) Splunk
4 2 (11.76%) Xamarin
5 1 (5.88%) SAP