Period
to 20 May 2018

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 20 May 2018 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 824 780 825
Rank change year-on-year -44 +45 +22
Contract jobs citing Mimecast 57 49 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.054% 0.050%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.28% 0.41% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 35 29
UK median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £269 £215 £149
90th Percentile £596 £444 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +36.92% -13.33% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £16.50 - -
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 20,044 11,980 9,158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.90% 13.19% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,648 8,302 6,333
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.50% +0.06% +8.48%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £290
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 286 164 148
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -16.28% -4.44%
10th Percentile £11.92 £10.50 £12.20
90th Percentile £56.25 £57.16 £55.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year -5.71% +1.45% -23.33%

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 20 May 2018.

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 9 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 20 May 2018. 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 -57 47 £375 -1.32% 22
London -31 40 £358 -10.63% 14
UK excluding London -30 17 £445 +36.92% 9
Northern Ireland - 7 £400 -
South East -16 3 £425 -14.95% 1
Scotland - 3 £450 -
East Midlands -2 2 £538 - 1
Midlands -13 2 £538 - 1
South West - 2 £445 -

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, 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 35 (61.40%) Windows
2 34 (59.65%) Office 365
3 30 (52.63%) MS Exchange
4 29 (50.88%) Active Directory
5 28 (49.12%) Microsoft
6 25 (43.86%) Exchange Server 2010
7 22 (38.60%) Symantec
8 20 (35.09%) ITIL
8 20 (35.09%) Skype for Business
8 20 (35.09%) Windows Server
9 18 (31.58%) DNS
10 17 (29.82%) VMware
11 15 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (21.05%) Degree
13 12 (21.05%) SMTP
14 11 (19.30%) PowerShell
14 11 (19.30%) Microsoft Azure
15 10 (17.54%) Unified Communications
15 10 (17.54%) Citrix
15 10 (17.54%) DHCP
16 9 (15.79%) Cisco
16 9 (15.79%) Finance
16 9 (15.79%) Migration
17 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
18 7 (12.28%) WAN
18 7 (12.28%) LAN
18 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
18 7 (12.28%) Legal

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 30 (52.63%) MS Exchange
2 25 (43.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (35.09%) Skype for Business
4 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.51%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 34 (59.65%) Office 365
2 11 (19.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.02%) Yammer
4 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.51%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (31.58%) DNS
2 12 (21.05%) SMTP
3 10 (17.54%) DHCP
3 10 (17.54%) Unified Communications
4 7 (12.28%) LAN
4 7 (12.28%) Skype
4 7 (12.28%) WAN
5 6 (10.53%) VoIP
6 5 (8.77%) NetScaler
6 5 (8.77%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (7.02%) Firewall
7 4 (7.02%) SAN
7 4 (7.02%) VPN
8 3 (5.26%) MPLS
8 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
9 2 (3.51%) DKIM
9 2 (3.51%) DMARC
9 2 (3.51%) Kerberos
9 2 (3.51%) Wireshark
10 1 (1.75%) Cisco IPT
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (15.79%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Legal
3 4 (7.02%) Back Office
3 4 (7.02%) Law
4 2 (3.51%) Retail
5 1 (1.75%) Advertising
5 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (21.05%) Analyst
2 11 (19.30%) Exchange Engineer
2 11 (19.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Messaging Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Office 365 Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Messaging Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Administrator
7 3 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Exchange Administrator
7 3 (5.26%) IT Manager
7 3 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Security Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Active Directory Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) LDAP
2 1 (1.75%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (7.02%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.02%) Handset
3 3 (5.26%) BYOD
3 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.51%) BBC
4 2 (3.51%) Clustering
4 2 (3.51%) iPhone
4 2 (3.51%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.51%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (1.75%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.75%) Replication
5 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (61.40%) Windows
2 20 (35.09%) Windows Server
3 15 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (10.53%) Windows 10
5 6 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.26%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.51%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.75%) Android
8 1 (1.75%) Linux
8 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) ITIL
2 9 (15.79%) Migration
3 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (10.53%) Decision-Making
4 6 (10.53%) Information Security
4 6 (10.53%) ITIL V3
4 6 (10.53%) Mobile Device Management
4 6 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (7.02%) E-Discovery
5 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (7.02%) Line Management
5 4 (7.02%) Release Management
5 4 (7.02%) Security Operations
5 4 (7.02%) Service Management
6 3 (5.26%) Change Control
6 3 (5.26%) DevOps
6 3 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (5.26%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (3.51%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.30%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.75%) SQL
3 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) Degree
2 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (5.26%) MCSE
5 2 (3.51%) CCNA
5 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.75%) CCA
6 1 (1.75%) CISM
6 1 (1.75%) CISSP
6 1 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.75%) MCP
6 1 (1.75%) SANS
6 1 (1.75%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) GDPR
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (50.88%) Active Directory
2 12 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.02%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.26%) XenApp
6 2 (3.51%) DFS Replication
6 2 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (3.51%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.75%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.75%) vSphere
7 1 (1.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (7.02%) PingFederate
3 3 (5.26%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.51%) AirWatch
4 2 (3.51%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (3.51%) vCenter Server
4 2 (3.51%) WSUS
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.75%) EdgeSight
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.75%) Nagios
5 1 (1.75%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 28 (49.12%) Microsoft
2 22 (38.60%) Symantec
3 17 (29.82%) VMware
4 10 (17.54%) Citrix
5 9 (15.79%) Cisco
6 6 (10.53%) Forcepoint
6 6 (10.53%) MobileIron
7 5 (8.77%) McAfee
7 5 (8.77%) Mitel
8 4 (7.02%) Clearswift
8 4 (7.02%) ForgeRock
8 4 (7.02%) Polycom
8 4 (7.02%) Sonus
9 3 (5.26%) HP
9 3 (5.26%) Meraki
9 3 (5.26%) NetApp
9 3 (5.26%) Veeam
10 2 (3.51%) Dell
10 2 (3.51%) ServiceNow
10 2 (3.51%) Sophos