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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 642 635
Contract jobs citing HIPAA 0 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.006% 0.014%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.049% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.62%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £338 £400
% change year-on-year - -15.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 5445 6174 6534
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.62% 11.45% 11.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3504 3977 4198
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £598 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 218 204
Median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £51.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.28% +14.00%  

HIPAA
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

HIPAA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HIPAA in the UK

HIPAA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HIPAA in the UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 with a requirement for HIPAA.

1 7 (77.78%) CISSP
1 7 (77.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) Network Security
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 5 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
4 4 (44.44%) Palo Alto
4 4 (44.44%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (44.44%) Web Filtering
4 4 (44.44%) Juniper
4 4 (44.44%) LAN
4 4 (44.44%) WAN
4 4 (44.44%) SSL
4 4 (44.44%) McAfee
4 4 (44.44%) Blue Coat
4 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
4 4 (44.44%) CISM
4 4 (44.44%) Problem Management
4 4 (44.44%) Brocade
4 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
4 4 (44.44%) F5
4 4 (44.44%) NetScaler
5 3 (33.33%) Junos
5 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) JNCIA
5 3 (33.33%) JNCIS
5 3 (33.33%) JNCIP
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL

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 (22.22%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) Network Security
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) NetScaler
3 4 (44.44%) SSL
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
4 3 (33.33%) Junos
5 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Security Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Data Centre Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Juniper Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Security Advisor
3 2 (22.22%) Security Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Security Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) CyberArk Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Network Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Splunk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) CESG
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (44.44%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
2 4 (44.44%) Problem Management
2 4 (44.44%) Web Filtering
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Information Assurance
4 2 (22.22%) ISMS
4 2 (22.22%) IT Audit
4 2 (22.22%) Matrix Management
4 2 (22.22%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) SIEM
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) CISSP
2 4 (44.44%) CISM
3 3 (33.33%) JNCIA
3 3 (33.33%) JNCIP
3 3 (33.33%) JNCIS
3 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) IISP
4 2 (22.22%) ISACA
5 1 (11.11%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (22.22%) FedRAMP
2 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Snort
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Blue Coat
2 4 (44.44%) Brocade
2 4 (44.44%) F5
2 4 (44.44%) Juniper
2 4 (44.44%) McAfee
2 4 (44.44%) Palo Alto
3 1 (11.11%) Becrypt
3 1 (11.11%) CyberArk
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) Sourcefire
3 1 (11.11%) Splunk
3 1 (11.11%) Tufin
3 1 (11.11%) VMware