Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 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.

Mimecast
UK
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 798 838 888
Rank change year-on-year +40 +50 -20
Contract jobs citing Mimecast 79 40 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.077% 0.039% 0.025%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.46% 0.32% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 26 17
UK median daily rate £413 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £258 £188 £208
90th Percentile £558 £491 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £218 £225
% change year-on-year +83.91% -3.33% -32.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 17312 12538 7604
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.77% 12.17% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12008 8614 5159
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £275 £275 £263
90th Percentile £625 £605 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 190 116
UK median hourly rate £19.81 £18.00 £21.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.07% -16.55% +7.85%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.48 £10.50
90th Percentile £58.75 £56.75 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year +2.58% -24.18% +28.57%

Mimecast
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Mimecast in the UK

Mimecast
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mimecast in the UK

Mimecast
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mimecast over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mimecast in the UK

Mimecast
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mimecast in the UK

Mimecast
Top 13 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 14 December 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 +15 69 £438 +6.71% 7
London +3 42 £450 +3.45% 4
UK excluding London +51 37 £400 +83.91% 3
South East +10 17 £481 +71.11% 1
Scotland - 6 £350 -
North of England - 6 £350 - 2
Northern Ireland -33 4 £400 +12.68%
Yorkshire - 4 £350 - 1
Midlands +11 2 £538 +182.89%
East Midlands +4 2 £538 -
North East - 2 £338 -
South West +4 1 £350 -
East of England -22 1 £415 +84.44%

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mimecast 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 Mimecast.

1 37 (46.84%) Windows
2 35 (44.30%) Microsoft
3 33 (41.77%) MS Exchange
4 32 (40.51%) Active Directory
5 29 (36.71%) Office 365
6 25 (31.65%) Windows Server
7 24 (30.38%) Information Security
8 23 (29.11%) Microsoft Azure
9 21 (26.58%) Finance
9 21 (26.58%) VMware
9 21 (26.58%) Symantec
10 20 (25.32%) Degree
11 19 (24.05%) PCI DSS
11 19 (24.05%) Cisco
12 18 (22.78%) Microsoft Certification
12 18 (22.78%) Qualys
12 18 (22.78%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (22.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 18 (22.78%) Splunk
12 18 (22.78%) Cybersecurity
13 17 (21.52%) Microsoft Office
13 17 (21.52%) Firewall
14 16 (20.25%) ITIL
14 16 (20.25%) Tufin
14 16 (20.25%) GDPR
15 15 (18.99%) SANS
15 15 (18.99%) Exchange Server 2010
15 15 (18.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 15 (18.99%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (18.99%) CISSP

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 33 (41.77%) MS Exchange
2 15 (18.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (16.46%) Skype for Business
4 6 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (7.59%) Office Communications Server
5 5 (6.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (5.06%) IIS
6 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.80%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 17 (21.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 29 (36.71%) Office 365
2 23 (29.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (13.92%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.80%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.53%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.52%) Firewall
2 11 (13.92%) SAN
3 8 (10.13%) DNS
3 8 (10.13%) LAN
3 8 (10.13%) WAN
4 6 (7.59%) MPLS
4 6 (7.59%) Skype
4 6 (7.59%) VLAN
5 5 (6.33%) DHCP
5 5 (6.33%) Internet
5 5 (6.33%) Unified Communications
5 5 (6.33%) VPN
6 3 (3.80%) Network Security
6 3 (3.80%) VoIP
7 2 (2.53%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (2.53%) LDAP
7 2 (2.53%) SSL
7 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.27%) BGP
8 1 (1.27%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
General
1 21 (26.58%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Retail
3 3 (3.80%) Marketing
4 2 (2.53%) Electronics
4 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.27%) Law
5 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (44.30%) Analyst
2 23 (29.11%) Security Analyst
3 11 (13.92%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 10 (12.66%) Consultant
5 8 (10.13%) Information Analyst
5 8 (10.13%) Information Security Analyst
5 8 (10.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Infrastructure Manager
6 7 (8.86%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.59%) Exchange Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Support Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Technical Support
8 5 (6.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (6.33%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 5 (6.33%) Security Consultant
9 4 (5.06%) Active Directory Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Migration Consultant
10 3 (3.80%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 3 (3.80%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
10 3 (3.80%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.27%) Web Services
1 1 (1.27%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Blackberry
2 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Licensing
3 6 (7.59%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.80%) EMC VNX
5 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.80%) PKI
6 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.27%) iPhone
6 1 (1.27%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) Replication
6 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (46.84%) Windows
2 25 (31.65%) Windows Server
3 18 (22.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (17.72%) Windows 7
5 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (10.13%) Windows 10
7 6 (7.59%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.80%) Linux
9 1 (1.27%) Android
9 1 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.38%) Information Security
2 18 (22.78%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (20.25%) ITIL
4 11 (13.92%) Data Privacy
5 10 (12.66%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (11.39%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (11.39%) Problem Management
6 9 (11.39%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (10.13%) Coaching
7 8 (10.13%) Incident Management
7 8 (10.13%) Line Management
8 7 (8.86%) Change Control
8 7 (8.86%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (8.86%) Migration
8 7 (8.86%) People Management
8 7 (8.86%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (8.86%) SIEM
8 7 (8.86%) Software Licensing
9 6 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (7.59%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.39%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.27%) Perl
2 1 (1.27%) Python
2 1 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (25.32%) Degree
2 18 (22.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (18.99%) CISM
3 15 (18.99%) CISSP
3 15 (18.99%) SANS
3 15 (18.99%) SSCP
4 14 (17.72%) MCSE
5 9 (11.39%) CCNA
5 9 (11.39%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (8.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (7.59%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (7.59%) MCP
8 3 (3.80%) MCSA
9 2 (2.53%) CCNP
9 2 (2.53%) MCITP
10 1 (1.27%) CCA
10 1 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.27%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (24.05%) PCI DSS
2 18 (22.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (20.25%) GDPR
4 13 (16.46%) COBIT
5 11 (13.92%) SLA
6 2 (2.53%) QA
7 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 32 (40.51%) Active Directory
2 15 (18.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (17.72%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.33%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (5.06%) XenServer
6 2 (2.53%) vSphere
6 2 (2.53%) XenApp
7 1 (1.27%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (18.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 7 (8.86%) Backup Exec
2 7 (8.86%) NetBackup
3 5 (6.33%) MIMEsweeper
4 4 (5.06%) AirWatch
4 4 (5.06%) SCCM
5 3 (3.80%) SCOM
5 3 (3.80%) WSUS
6 2 (2.53%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.27%) EdgeSight
7 1 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.27%) Nagios
7 1 (1.27%) Nessus
7 1 (1.27%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.27%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 35 (44.30%) Microsoft
2 21 (26.58%) Symantec
2 21 (26.58%) VMware
3 19 (24.05%) Cisco
4 18 (22.78%) Qualys
4 18 (22.78%) Splunk
5 16 (20.25%) Tufin
6 15 (18.99%) Sophos
7 10 (12.66%) HP
8 9 (11.39%) Veeam
9 8 (10.13%) CheckPoint
10 7 (8.86%) Clearswift
11 6 (7.59%) Citrix
11 6 (7.59%) Juniper
12 5 (6.33%) McAfee
13 4 (5.06%) Dell
13 4 (5.06%) EMC
14 3 (3.80%) Lotus
14 3 (3.80%) Nortel
14 3 (3.80%) SolarWinds