Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 864 876 874
Rank change year-on-year +12 -2 +15
Contract jobs citing HIPAA 23 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.014% 0.018%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.18% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 18
UK median daily rate £540 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +16.67% +28.57%
10th Percentile £501 £329 £344
90th Percentile £603 £755 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £540 £475 £400
% change year-on-year +13.68% +18.75% +18.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 13132 11937 13459
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.74% 11.34% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8585 7781 8508
UK median daily rate £440 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +4.42% +1.75%
10th Percentile £256 £225 £230
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year +2.56% +0.65% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 424 477
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £22.84 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.42% +1.49% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.82 £11.61
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.53 £51.27
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £25.00 £22.38
% change year-on-year -19.00% +11.73% +14.74%

HIPAA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HIPAA over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HIPAA in the UK

HIPAA
Top 6 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 23 November 2017. 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 +24 23 £540 +2.86% 2
UK excluding London +46 21 £540 +13.68% 2
Midlands +43 20 £540 -36.47%
East Midlands - 20 £540 -
London -18 2 £675 +3.85%
South East -1 1 £338 -20.59% 1

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 22 (95.65%) Information Security
2 21 (91.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 20 (86.96%) Active Directory
3 20 (86.96%) Linux
3 20 (86.96%) Risk Management
3 20 (86.96%) Degree
3 20 (86.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (86.96%) Computer Science
4 19 (82.61%) Virtual Machines
4 19 (82.61%) Windows
5 18 (78.26%) Configuration Management
5 18 (78.26%) DevOps
6 17 (73.91%) Actionable Recommendations
7 13 (56.52%) Life Science
8 6 (26.09%) IaaS
8 6 (26.09%) SaaS
8 6 (26.09%) PaaS
8 6 (26.09%) Migration
9 5 (21.74%) Finance
9 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
10 4 (17.39%) Project Management
10 4 (17.39%) Refactoring
10 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (17.39%) IT Strategy
11 3 (13.04%) Firewall
11 3 (13.04%) Network Security
11 3 (13.04%) VPN
12 2 (8.70%) WAN
12 2 (8.70%) LAN

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 (4.35%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 20 (86.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (26.09%) IaaS
2 6 (26.09%) PaaS
2 6 (26.09%) SaaS
3 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Firewall
1 3 (13.04%) Network Security
1 3 (13.04%) VPN
2 2 (8.70%) LAN
2 2 (8.70%) WAN
2 2 (8.70%) Wireless
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.35%) SNMP
3 1 (4.35%) SSL
3 1 (4.35%) VoIP
3 1 (4.35%) WLAN
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (86.96%) Architect
1 20 (86.96%) Azure Architect
2 16 (69.57%) Senior Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Active Directory Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Junior
4 1 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Network Support
4 1 (4.35%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Security Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) OAuth
1 1 (4.35%) OpenID
1 1 (4.35%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (86.96%) Computer Science
2 13 (56.52%) Life Science
3 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Cloud Native
4 1 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Linux
2 19 (82.61%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Information Security
2 20 (86.96%) Risk Management
3 18 (78.26%) Configuration Management
3 18 (78.26%) DevOps
4 6 (26.09%) Migration
5 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (17.39%) IT Strategy
6 4 (17.39%) Project Management
6 4 (17.39%) Refactoring
7 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (4.35%) Analytics
8 1 (4.35%) DDoS Mitigation
8 1 (4.35%) Identity Access Management
8 1 (4.35%) Server Virtualisation
8 1 (4.35%) SIEM
8 1 (4.35%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (4.35%) Threat Modelling
8 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 1 (4.35%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (86.96%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) CCNA
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) CISM
2 2 (8.70%) CISSP
3 1 (4.35%) CCDA
3 1 (4.35%) CCNP
3 1 (4.35%) CCSA
3 1 (4.35%) CISA
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.35%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 1 (4.35%) JNCIA
3 1 (4.35%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (91.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 17 (73.91%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (4.35%) FedRAMP
3 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (86.96%) Active Directory
2 19 (82.61%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) AlgoSec
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco
2 1 (4.35%) F5
2 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
2 1 (4.35%) VMware