Period
to 20 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Mimecast skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mimecast over the 6 months to 20 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.

Mimecast
UK > England
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 650 477 727
Rank change year-on-year -173 +250 +37
Contract jobs citing Mimecast 89 19 61
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.070% 0.079%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.37% 0.22% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 18 36
10th Percentile £164 £245 £153
25th Percentile £199 £325 £322
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £350 £438 £481
Median % change year-on-year -20.00% -9.09% +20.31%
75th Percentile £481 £497 £588
90th Percentile £538 £500 £634
UK median daily rate £350 £450 £480
% change year-on-year -22.22% -6.25% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
10th Percentile £15.10 " "
25th Percentile £15.50 " £16.25
Median hourly rate £16.00 - £17.50
75th Percentile £17.88 " £18.75
90th Percentile £39.05 " "
UK median hourly rate £16.00 - £17.50

Mimecast is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 23,975 8,690 22,781
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.51% 32.08% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,390 6,183 16,027
10th Percentile £322 £313 £298
25th Percentile £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £588
90th Percentile £700 £688 £663
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 414 116 318
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.63 £13.25
25th Percentile £14.13 £16.94 £16.25
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -6.98% +2.38% +20.00%
75th Percentile £41.62 £40.19 £41.94
90th Percentile £65.00 £55.00 £71.25
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £21.86 £20.50
% change year-on-year -3.93% +6.63% +17.14%

Mimecast
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Mimecast as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Mimecast in England

Mimecast
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Mimecast in England.

Daily rate trend for Mimecast in England

Mimecast
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Mimecast in England over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Mimecast in England

Mimecast
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Mimecast in England.

Hourly rate trend for Mimecast in England

Mimecast
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Mimecast in England over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Mimecast in England

Mimecast
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mimecast within the England region over the 6 months to 20 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
London -176 47 £365 -18.89% 15
North of England -72 11 £233 -19.83% 14
East of England - 11 £381 - 2
North West - 11 £233 - 10
West Midlands -56 9 £350 - 2
Midlands -69 9 £350 - 4
South East -83 9 £240 -28.89% 12
Mimecast
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Mimecast 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 across the England region with a requirement for Mimecast.

1 76 (85.39%) Microsoft 365
2 68 (76.40%) Windows
3 66 (74.16%) Active Directory
4 52 (58.43%) VMware
4 52 (58.43%) Azure
5 50 (56.18%) Microsoft
6 37 (41.57%) SCCM
7 31 (34.83%) Windows 10
7 31 (34.83%) Windows Server
8 30 (33.71%) ITIL
9 29 (32.58%) Citrix
10 28 (31.46%) Microsoft Intune
11 26 (29.21%) PowerShell
12 25 (28.09%) VMware Infrastructure
13 24 (26.97%) Cisco
13 24 (26.97%) MS Exchange
13 24 (26.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 21 (23.60%) Finance
15 20 (22.47%) Firewall
16 19 (21.35%) DNS
16 19 (21.35%) SharePoint
17 17 (19.10%) SQL
17 17 (19.10%) Azure Active Directory
18 15 (16.85%) Windows Server 2012
18 15 (16.85%) Identity Management
19 14 (15.73%) DHCP
19 14 (15.73%) ServiceNow
20 13 (14.61%) Data Centre
20 13 (14.61%) Sophos
20 13 (14.61%) Migration

Mimecast
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 24 (26.97%) MS Exchange
2 19 (21.35%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.37%) IIS
6 2 (2.25%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.12%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 76 (85.39%) Microsoft 365
2 52 (58.43%) Azure
3 17 (19.10%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (10.11%) OneDrive
5 7 (7.87%) IaaS
6 5 (5.62%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (4.49%) Power Platform
7 4 (4.49%) Yammer
8 1 (1.12%) AWS
8 1 (1.12%) Google Workspace
8 1 (1.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (22.47%) Firewall
2 19 (21.35%) DNS
3 14 (15.73%) DHCP
4 11 (12.36%) VPN
5 8 (8.99%) MPLS
5 8 (8.99%) SAN
6 7 (7.87%) VoIP
7 6 (6.74%) Wireless
8 5 (5.62%) WAN
9 4 (4.49%) PBX
9 4 (4.49%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (3.37%) LAN
10 3 (3.37%) NAS
10 3 (3.37%) NetScaler
10 3 (3.37%) Network Security
11 2 (2.25%) BIG-IP
11 2 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (2.25%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (2.25%) SD-WAN
11 2 (2.25%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.49%) MySQL
2 4 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.37%) Power BI
General
1 21 (23.60%) Finance
2 13 (14.61%) Social Skills
3 8 (8.99%) Legal
4 5 (5.62%) Marketing
5 4 (4.49%) Public Sector
6 3 (3.37%) Electronics
6 3 (3.37%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.25%) Influencing Skills
7 2 (2.25%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (1.12%) Advertising
8 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.12%) Games
8 1 (1.12%) Retail
8 1 (1.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (26.97%) Analyst
2 21 (23.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (16.85%) Service Analyst
4 13 (14.61%) Exchange Engineer
4 13 (14.61%) Service Desk Analyst
5 10 (11.24%) IT Engineer
6 8 (8.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (8.99%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
6 8 (8.99%) Support Engineer
7 7 (7.87%) IT Analyst
7 7 (7.87%) Messaging Engineer
7 7 (7.87%) Security Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (6.74%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (5.62%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 5 (5.62%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) Senior IT Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) Support Analyst
10 4 (4.49%) Azure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.61%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.37%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.37%) Clustering
3 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.25%) PKI
4 1 (1.12%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.12%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (1.12%) iPad
4 1 (1.12%) iPhone
4 1 (1.12%) Replication
4 1 (1.12%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 68 (76.40%) Windows
2 31 (34.83%) Windows 10
2 31 (34.83%) Windows Server
3 15 (16.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (14.61%) Windows Server 2016
5 10 (11.24%) Windows 7
6 8 (8.99%) Windows Server 2019
7 7 (7.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (4.49%) Android
9 3 (3.37%) Linux
10 2 (2.25%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.25%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (33.71%) ITIL
2 24 (26.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 15 (16.85%) Identity Management
4 13 (14.61%) Migration
5 12 (13.48%) Patch Management
6 10 (11.24%) Mobile Device Management
6 10 (11.24%) Project Delivery
6 10 (11.24%) Server Management
7 7 (7.87%) Incident Management
8 6 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (6.74%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (5.62%) Change Management
9 5 (5.62%) Email Migration
9 5 (5.62%) Information Security
9 5 (5.62%) Time Management
9 5 (5.62%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 5 (5.62%) Workflow
10 4 (4.49%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.49%) ITSM
10 4 (4.49%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (29.21%) PowerShell
2 17 (19.10%) SQL
3 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (8.99%) Degree
2 7 (7.87%) MCSE
2 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (6.74%) MCP
4 5 (5.62%) MOS
5 4 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.25%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (2.25%) CCNA
6 2 (2.25%) CCSP
6 2 (2.25%) CEH
6 2 (2.25%) CISSP
6 2 (2.25%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (2.25%) DBS Check
6 2 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.12%) HND
7 1 (1.12%) MCSA
7 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.99%) SLA
2 2 (2.25%) ISO 22301
2 2 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.12%) NIST
3 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 66 (74.16%) Active Directory
2 25 (28.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.99%) XenDesktop
4 7 (7.87%) XenApp
5 5 (5.62%) Hyper-V
5 5 (5.62%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.25%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 37 (41.57%) SCCM
2 28 (31.46%) Microsoft Intune
3 12 (13.48%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 5 (5.62%) NetBackup
4 5 (5.62%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (2.25%) HAProxy
5 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.25%) PaperCut
5 2 (2.25%) SCOM
6 1 (1.12%) CASB
6 1 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.12%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 52 (58.43%) VMware
2 50 (56.18%) Microsoft
3 29 (32.58%) Citrix
4 24 (26.97%) Cisco
5 14 (15.73%) ServiceNow
6 13 (14.61%) Sophos
7 11 (12.36%) Okta
8 10 (11.24%) MobileIron
9 8 (8.99%) Meraki
9 8 (8.99%) Veeam
10 7 (7.87%) HP
10 7 (7.87%) NetApp
11 6 (6.74%) Dell
11 6 (6.74%) EMC
11 6 (6.74%) SolarWinds
11 6 (6.74%) Symantec
12 5 (5.62%) Apple
13 4 (4.49%) iManage
13 4 (4.49%) Intapp
14 3 (3.37%) ConnectWise