Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 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.

Mimecast
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 782 831 793
Rank change year-on-year +49 -38 +55
Contract jobs citing Mimecast 65 59 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.072% 0.059% 0.046%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.26% 0.28% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 33 31
UK median daily rate £350 £358 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.10% -5.92% -7.32%
10th Percentile £172 £231 £213
90th Percentile £538 £456 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £388 £275
% change year-on-year -16.13% +40.91% -35.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
UK median hourly rate - £16.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -34.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £25.00

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 25,408 21,268 12,877
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.96% 21.21% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,406 14,506 8,877
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £306 £275
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 342 310 183
UK median hourly rate £23.08 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.45% - -3.11%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £10.55
90th Percentile £60.38 £56.25 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.34 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +31.38% -2.86% +7.69%

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 24 June 2019.

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 14 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 24 June 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 +54 59 £325 -7.28% 10
UK excluding London +49 37 £325 -16.13% 7
London +32 28 £475 +35.71% 5
South East +29 7 £188 -30.23% 1
Midlands - 7 £325 - 1
South West -16 6 £338 -24.16%
North of England - 6 £173 -
East Midlands - 6 £320 -
East of England +7 5 £325 -18.75% 3
Wales - 4 £500 -
North West - 3 £173 -
Yorkshire - 3 - -
Scotland +20 2 £388 -13.89% 2
West Midlands - 1 £545 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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 41 (63.08%) Microsoft
2 40 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 39 (60.00%) Windows
4 33 (50.77%) MS Exchange
5 32 (49.23%) Office 365
6 28 (43.08%) Windows Server
7 23 (35.38%) VMware
8 20 (30.77%) Finance
8 20 (30.77%) Cisco
9 18 (27.69%) Exchange Server 2010
10 17 (26.15%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (26.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (26.15%) Firewall
11 16 (24.62%) Skype for Business
11 16 (24.62%) Skype
11 16 (24.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 14 (21.54%) PowerShell
12 14 (21.54%) ITIL
13 13 (20.00%) DNS
13 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (18.46%) Microsoft Azure
14 12 (18.46%) Business Continuity
14 12 (18.46%) DHCP
15 11 (16.92%) LAN
15 11 (16.92%) HP
16 10 (15.38%) Citrix
16 10 (15.38%) WAN
16 10 (15.38%) VPN
16 10 (15.38%) SharePoint
17 9 (13.85%) Forcepoint

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 (50.77%) MS Exchange
2 18 (27.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (24.62%) Skype for Business
4 10 (15.38%) SharePoint
5 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (7.69%) IIS
6 4 (6.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (3.08%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (49.23%) Office 365
2 12 (18.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (4.62%) OneDrive
6 2 (3.08%) Boomi
6 2 (3.08%) SaaS
7 1 (1.54%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (1.54%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.54%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.15%) Firewall
2 16 (24.62%) Skype
3 13 (20.00%) DNS
4 12 (18.46%) DHCP
5 11 (16.92%) LAN
6 10 (15.38%) VPN
6 10 (15.38%) WAN
7 9 (13.85%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (12.31%) VoIP
8 8 (12.31%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (9.23%) MPLS
9 6 (9.23%) VLAN
10 5 (7.69%) SAN
10 5 (7.69%) Unified Communications
10 5 (7.69%) Wireless
11 4 (6.15%) Internet
11 4 (6.15%) PBX
11 4 (6.15%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
12 3 (4.62%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.54%) MySQL
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.54%) Hudson
General
1 20 (30.77%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) Law
3 8 (12.31%) Legal
4 2 (3.08%) Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Publishing
5 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (20.00%) Analyst
2 11 (16.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (15.38%) Consultant
4 8 (12.31%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Exchange Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Messaging Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Messaging Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Designer
7 4 (6.15%) IT Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) IT Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Blackberry
1 7 (10.77%) Clustering
2 6 (9.23%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.69%) PKI
3 5 (7.69%) Replication
3 5 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (6.15%) CESG
4 4 (6.15%) Cyber Defence
4 4 (6.15%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (4.62%) Handset
5 3 (4.62%) iPhone
5 3 (4.62%) IVR
5 3 (4.62%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (4.62%) User Experience
6 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.08%) Driving Licence
6 2 (3.08%) EMC VNX
6 2 (3.08%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (60.00%) Windows
2 28 (43.08%) Windows Server
3 17 (26.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (13.85%) Windows 10
6 8 (12.31%) Windows 7
7 6 (9.23%) Linux
8 4 (6.15%) Android
9 3 (4.62%) Unix
10 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
10 2 (3.08%) Mac OS X
10 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.54%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 14 (21.54%) ITIL
3 12 (18.46%) Business Continuity
4 9 (13.85%) Change Management
4 9 (13.85%) Release Management
4 9 (13.85%) Service Delivery
5 8 (12.31%) Migration
6 7 (10.77%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (9.23%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (7.69%) Information Security
8 5 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (6.15%) ITSM
9 4 (6.15%) Patch Management
9 4 (6.15%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (6.15%) Performance Measurement
9 4 (6.15%) Security Operations
9 4 (6.15%) Service Design
9 4 (6.15%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.54%) PowerShell
2 8 (12.31%) SQL
3 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.69%) CCNP
2 5 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (7.69%) CISSP
2 5 (7.69%) MCSE
3 4 (6.15%) CESG Certified Professional
3 4 (6.15%) CISMP
3 4 (6.15%) CREST Certified
3 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) CEH
4 1 (1.54%) CISA
4 1 (1.54%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.54%) Degree
4 1 (1.54%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) COBIT
2 3 (4.62%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.54%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.54%) NIST
System Software
1 40 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 17 (26.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (13.85%) Hyper-V
3 9 (13.85%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.62%) KVM
4 3 (4.62%) XenApp
5 1 (1.54%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
5 1 (1.54%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.54%) vSphere
5 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (13.85%) SCCM
2 4 (6.15%) QRadar
3 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (3.08%) AirWatch
4 2 (3.08%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.08%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (3.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (3.08%) WSUS
5 1 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.54%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.54%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.54%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (63.08%) Microsoft
2 23 (35.38%) VMware
3 20 (30.77%) Cisco
4 11 (16.92%) HP
5 10 (15.38%) Citrix
6 9 (13.85%) Clearswift
6 9 (13.85%) Forcepoint
6 9 (13.85%) Sophos
7 7 (10.77%) Dell
8 6 (9.23%) McAfee
8 6 (9.23%) Proofpoint
8 6 (9.23%) Symantec
8 6 (9.23%) Veeam
9 5 (7.69%) Avaya
9 5 (7.69%) Meraki
9 5 (7.69%) MobileIron
10 4 (6.15%) ArcSight
10 4 (6.15%) Intel
10 4 (6.15%) LogRhythm
10 4 (6.15%) Splunk