Period
to 13 November 2019

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 13 November 2019 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
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 781 845 865
Rank change year-on-year +64 +20 +28
Contract jobs citing HIPAA 25 53 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.051% 0.023%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.28% 0.47% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 35 20
UK median daily rate £500 £515 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.91% -4.63% +39.35%
10th Percentile £373 £383 £501
90th Percentile £725 £615 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £538 £540
% change year-on-year -23.26% -0.46% +54.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
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 8,838 11,269 12,917
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.46% 10.86% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,515 7,138 8,436
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £234 £250 £256
90th Percentile £638 £625 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 385 374
UK median hourly rate £21.19 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.67% +10.00% -18.37%
10th Percentile £11.15 £11.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.00 £48.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.76 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.40% +8.80% -20.00%

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 13 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

HIPAA
Top 5 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 13 November 2019. 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 +62 20 £625 +21.36% 6
London +68 18 £550 +6.80% 3
UK excluding London +61 7 £413 -23.26% 3
Wales - 5 £390 -
South East +33 2 £663 +32.50%

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, 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 18 (72.00%) Information Security
2 17 (68.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 16 (64.00%) PCI DSS
4 14 (56.00%) SANS
5 13 (52.00%) NIST
6 11 (44.00%) OWASP
6 11 (44.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (44.00%) Finance
6 11 (44.00%) CISSP
7 10 (40.00%) Data Protection
8 9 (36.00%) SIEM
8 9 (36.00%) GDPR
9 8 (32.00%) Threat Modelling
9 8 (32.00%) Public Cloud
9 8 (32.00%) PowerShell
10 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (28.00%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (28.00%) Imperva
10 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (28.00%) CCSP
10 7 (28.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 6 (24.00%) Firewall
11 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
11 6 (24.00%) MS Visio
11 6 (24.00%) JIRA
12 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (20.00%) Degree
12 5 (20.00%) Office 365
12 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
12 5 (20.00%) Cisco

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 (4.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Visio
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Office 365
2 4 (16.00%) AWS
2 4 (16.00%) Azure
3 3 (12.00%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (12.00%) Amazon S3
3 3 (12.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (12.00%) Route 53
4 2 (8.00%) Akamai
4 2 (8.00%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (4.00%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (4.00%) AWS CodePipeline
5 1 (4.00%) CloudFront
5 1 (4.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Firewall
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco Firepower
2 4 (16.00%) Network Security
2 4 (16.00%) tcpdump
3 2 (8.00%) Intranet
3 2 (8.00%) LAN
3 2 (8.00%) WAN
3 2 (8.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (4.00%) BGP
4 1 (4.00%) DHCP
4 1 (4.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.00%) Internet
4 1 (4.00%) IPsec
4 1 (4.00%) MPLS
4 1 (4.00%) OSPF
4 1 (4.00%) SNMP
4 1 (4.00%) SSH
4 1 (4.00%) SSL
4 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (12.00%) DB2
1 3 (12.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) JIRA
2 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (16.00%) Balsamiq
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
1 7 (28.00%) Security Analyst
1 7 (28.00%) Security Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Architect
2 5 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Security Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Data Architect
5 2 (8.00%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) AWS Architect
6 1 (4.00%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Big Data Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Information Officer
6 1 (4.00%) Network Security Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Security Officer
6 1 (4.00%) Subject Matter Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (4.00%) LDAP
1 1 (4.00%) ModSecurity
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Public Cloud
2 4 (16.00%) User Experience
3 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.00%) Virtual Team
5 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.00%) Internet of Things
5 1 (4.00%) PKI
5 1 (4.00%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (4.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Information Security
2 11 (44.00%) OWASP
3 10 (40.00%) Data Protection
4 9 (36.00%) SIEM
5 8 (32.00%) Threat Modelling
6 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (28.00%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (16.00%) Analytics
8 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
8 4 (16.00%) Information Architecture
8 4 (16.00%) ITIL
8 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
8 4 (16.00%) Product Management
8 4 (16.00%) Scrum
8 4 (16.00%) Software Delivery
8 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (16.00%) Target Operating Model
8 4 (16.00%) User Stories
8 4 (16.00%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (16.00%) Python
3 3 (12.00%) Ruby
4 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) SANS
2 11 (44.00%) CISSP
3 7 (28.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 7 (28.00%) CCSP
3 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (20.00%) CISM
4 5 (20.00%) Degree
5 4 (16.00%) ISEB
5 4 (16.00%) PMI Certification
5 4 (16.00%) PMP
6 3 (12.00%) AWS Certification
7 2 (8.00%) Master's Degree
8 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (4.00%) GIAC
8 1 (4.00%) ISACA
8 1 (4.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (68.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 16 (64.00%) PCI DSS
3 13 (52.00%) NIST
4 11 (44.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (36.00%) GDPR
6 4 (16.00%) COBIT
6 4 (16.00%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (12.00%) GLBA
8 2 (8.00%) SLA
9 1 (4.00%) GAMP
9 1 (4.00%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) CASB
1 3 (12.00%) IBM Guardium
1 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (12.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Imperva
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco
4 4 (16.00%) F5
4 4 (16.00%) Incapsula
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle
5 3 (12.00%) Forcepoint
5 3 (12.00%) Intel
5 3 (12.00%) McAfee
5 3 (12.00%) Sybase
5 3 (12.00%) Symantec
6 2 (8.00%) Splunk
7 1 (4.00%) ArcSight
7 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.00%) Databricks
7 1 (4.00%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.00%) HP
7 1 (4.00%) Juniper
7 1 (4.00%) LogRhythm
7 1 (4.00%) Palo Alto