Period
to 21 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 21 September 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
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 694 492 766
Rank change year-on-year -202 +274 +44
Contract jobs citing Mimecast 92 11 65
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.037% 0.074%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.32% 0.12% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 11 38
10th Percentile £180 " £169
25th Percentile £276 £185 £347
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £350 £375 £486
Median % change year-on-year -6.67% -22.88% +29.67%
75th Percentile £475 £425 £583
90th Percentile £538 " £631
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £333 £500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -33.50% +39.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
10th Percentile " " "
25th Percentile £15.50 " £16.25
Median hourly rate £16.00 - £17.50
75th Percentile £29.56 " £18.75
90th Percentile £53.08 " "
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 - -

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 with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 28,454 9,314 25,416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 35.64% 31.65% 28.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,447 6,517 17,604
10th Percentile £329 £313 £300
25th Percentile £425 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £613 £600 £581
90th Percentile £700 £675 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £455 £450
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 445 134 363
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.36 £13.00
25th Percentile £14.25 £16.25 £15.84
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.92 £20.52
Median % change year-on-year +0.39% +1.94% +17.26%
75th Percentile £46.50 £39.38 £38.00
90th Percentile £65.52 £53.75 £64.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +14.29%

Mimecast
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Mimecast in the UK

Mimecast
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Mimecast in the UK

Mimecast
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Mimecast over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Mimecast in the UK

Mimecast
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Hourly rate trend for Mimecast in the UK

Mimecast
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Mimecast over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Mimecast in the UK

Mimecast
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mimecast within the UK over the 6 months to 21 September 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 -176 87 £350 -6.67% 37
London -146 50 £350 -17.65% 18
UK excluding London -116 33 £350 +5.26% 21
East of England - 10 £381 - 5
North of England -75 9 £233 -19.83% 10
North West - 9 £233 - 8
South East -88 7 £300 -20.00% 3
West Midlands - 7 £363 - 1
Midlands - 7 £363 - 1
Work from Home - 7 £280 - 5

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 with a requirement for Mimecast.

1 79 (85.87%) Microsoft 365
2 71 (77.17%) Windows
3 67 (72.83%) Active Directory
4 61 (66.30%) VMware
5 58 (63.04%) Microsoft
6 56 (60.87%) Azure
7 38 (41.30%) SCCM
8 37 (40.22%) Windows Server
9 31 (33.70%) DNS
9 31 (33.70%) Citrix
10 30 (32.61%) PowerShell
11 28 (30.43%) Microsoft Intune
11 28 (30.43%) Windows 10
12 27 (29.35%) VMware Infrastructure
12 27 (29.35%) MS Exchange
13 26 (28.26%) ITIL
13 26 (28.26%) Cisco
14 25 (27.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 24 (26.09%) Finance
16 22 (23.91%) SharePoint
17 21 (22.83%) DHCP
17 21 (22.83%) SQL
17 21 (22.83%) Firewall
17 21 (22.83%) Windows Server 2012
18 19 (20.65%) Windows Server 2016
19 17 (18.48%) Azure Active Directory
20 16 (17.39%) Identity Management
20 16 (17.39%) Migration
21 14 (15.22%) Veeam
22 13 (14.13%) Windows Server 2019

Mimecast
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 27 (29.35%) MS Exchange
2 22 (23.91%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.26%) IIS
5 3 (3.26%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 79 (85.87%) Microsoft 365
2 56 (60.87%) Azure
3 17 (18.48%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (13.04%) OneDrive
5 8 (8.70%) IaaS
6 5 (5.43%) AWS
6 5 (5.43%) Power Platform
6 5 (5.43%) Yammer
7 3 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.17%) Google Workspace
8 2 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (33.70%) DNS
2 21 (22.83%) DHCP
2 21 (22.83%) Firewall
3 11 (11.96%) VPN
4 8 (8.70%) MPLS
4 8 (8.70%) SAN
5 7 (7.61%) VoIP
6 6 (6.52%) WAN
6 6 (6.52%) Wireless
7 5 (5.43%) Network Security
8 4 (4.35%) LAN
8 4 (4.35%) PBX
8 4 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (3.26%) NetScaler
10 2 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.17%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.17%) NAS
10 2 (2.17%) SD-WAN
10 2 (2.17%) TCP/IP
10 2 (2.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.35%) MySQL
2 4 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (4.35%) Power BI
3 1 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (26.09%) Finance
2 10 (10.87%) Social Skills
3 9 (9.78%) Legal
4 5 (5.43%) Marketing
5 4 (4.35%) Public Sector
6 3 (3.26%) Electronics
6 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.17%) Influencing Skills
7 2 (2.17%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (1.09%) Advertising
8 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.09%) Games
8 1 (1.09%) Retail
8 1 (1.09%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 22 (23.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (22.83%) Analyst
3 14 (15.22%) Exchange Engineer
4 10 (10.87%) IT Engineer
4 10 (10.87%) Service Analyst
5 9 (9.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 9 (9.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 9 (9.78%) Messaging Engineer
6 8 (8.70%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
6 8 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (8.70%) Support Engineer
7 7 (7.61%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (6.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 6 (6.52%) Security Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) Senior IT Engineer
10 4 (4.35%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.35%) Azure Engineer
10 4 (4.35%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.35%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.09%) ARM Templates
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.96%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.43%) Clustering
2 5 (5.43%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.17%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.17%) Replication
4 1 (1.09%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.09%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.09%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (1.09%) PKI
4 1 (1.09%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 71 (77.17%) Windows
2 37 (40.22%) Windows Server
3 28 (30.43%) Windows 10
4 21 (22.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (20.65%) Windows Server 2016
6 13 (14.13%) Windows Server 2019
7 11 (11.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (8.70%) Windows 7
9 4 (4.35%) Linux
10 3 (3.26%) Android
10 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.17%) Mac OS
11 2 (2.17%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.26%) ITIL
2 25 (27.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 16 (17.39%) Identity Management
3 16 (17.39%) Migration
4 12 (13.04%) Patch Management
5 11 (11.96%) Mobile Device Management
6 9 (9.78%) Project Delivery
6 9 (9.78%) Server Management
7 7 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (7.61%) Information Security
8 6 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (5.43%) DevOps
9 5 (5.43%) Email Migration
9 5 (5.43%) Incident Management
9 5 (5.43%) Time Management
9 5 (5.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 4 (4.35%) Analytics
10 4 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (4.35%) Privileged Identity Management
10 4 (4.35%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 30 (32.61%) PowerShell
2 21 (22.83%) SQL
3 1 (1.09%) C
3 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.43%) Degree
2 5 (5.43%) MCSE
3 4 (4.35%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 4 (4.35%) CISSP
3 4 (4.35%) MCP
4 3 (3.26%) DBS Check
4 3 (3.26%) MOS
5 2 (2.17%) CCSP
5 2 (2.17%) CEH
5 2 (2.17%) CISM
5 2 (2.17%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.09%) CCNA
6 1 (1.09%) HND
6 1 (1.09%) MCSA
6 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) SLA
2 3 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.17%) ISO 22301
3 2 (2.17%) ISO 9000
3 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.09%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.09%) NIST
4 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 67 (72.83%) Active Directory
2 27 (29.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.87%) XenApp
4 9 (9.78%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (8.70%) Hyper-V
5 8 (8.70%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.17%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.09%) NFS
7 1 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 38 (41.30%) SCCM
2 28 (30.43%) Microsoft Intune
3 13 (14.13%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 5 (5.43%) NetBackup
4 5 (5.43%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (4.35%) PaperCut
6 2 (2.17%) HAProxy
6 2 (2.17%) SCOM
6 2 (2.17%) Terraform
7 1 (1.09%) Ansible
7 1 (1.09%) CASB
7 1 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.09%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.09%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 61 (66.30%) VMware
2 58 (63.04%) Microsoft
3 31 (33.70%) Citrix
4 26 (28.26%) Cisco
5 14 (15.22%) Veeam
6 12 (13.04%) MobileIron
6 12 (13.04%) Sophos
7 11 (11.96%) Okta
8 10 (10.87%) Dell
8 10 (10.87%) ServiceNow
9 9 (9.78%) HP
9 9 (9.78%) Meraki
9 9 (9.78%) SolarWinds
10 8 (8.70%) NetApp
11 7 (7.61%) Symantec
12 5 (5.43%) ConnectWise
12 5 (5.43%) EMC
12 5 (5.43%) Fortinet
12 5 (5.43%) iManage
13 4 (4.35%) Dell Compellent