Period
to 1 April 2020

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 1 April 2020 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
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 625 793 836
Rank change year-on-year +168 +43 -22
Contract jobs citing Mimecast 63 88 61
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.091% 0.060%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.34% 0.34% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 61 39
Median daily rate £190 £400 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.50% -4.19% +19.29%
10th Percentile £85 £235 £296
90th Percentile £533 £538 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £273 £325 £445
% change year-on-year -16.15% -26.97% +67.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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 18,677 26,002 20,358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.07% 26.98% 20.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,486 17,936 13,976
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £281 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 297 261
Median hourly rate £23.94 £18.66 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.30% -1.79% +3.40%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.73 £11.25
90th Percentile £56.25 £58.50 £46.25
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +17.14% +2.94% -0.35%

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 1 April 2020.

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
Top 12 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 1 April 2020. 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 +166 60 £190 -50.33% 24
London +138 40 £155 -66.49% 6
UK excluding London +105 20 £273 -16.15% 18
North of England +58 7 £90 -68.70% 7
North West +40 6 £90 -47.83% 5
South East +97 5 £450 +80.00% 5
Midlands +67 4 £515 +58.46% 3
West Midlands +55 4 £515 +35.53% 3
South West +30 4 £220 -34.81%
Work from Home - 3 £515 - 1
Yorkshire +41 1 £350 +21.74% 2
East of England +27 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, 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 60 (95.24%) Office 365
2 50 (79.37%) Windows
3 47 (74.60%) Active Directory
4 38 (60.32%) Windows 10
5 31 (49.21%) Azure
5 31 (49.21%) Microsoft
6 29 (46.03%) Windows Server
7 28 (44.44%) VMware
8 27 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (38.10%) Windows Server 2016
10 20 (31.75%) Windows 7
11 18 (28.57%) SCCM
11 18 (28.57%) MS Exchange
12 16 (25.40%) MCSE
12 16 (25.40%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (23.81%) Skype for Business
14 14 (22.22%) Azure Active Directory
14 14 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
14 14 (22.22%) DNS
15 13 (20.63%) SharePoint
15 13 (20.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 12 (19.05%) ITIL
16 12 (19.05%) Hedge funds
16 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Intune
16 12 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (19.05%) PowerShell
17 11 (17.46%) Video Conferencing
17 11 (17.46%) Skype
17 11 (17.46%) DHCP
18 10 (15.87%) Finance

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 18 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 15 (23.81%) Skype for Business
3 13 (20.63%) SharePoint
4 8 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (4.76%) Apache
6 3 (4.76%) IIS
7 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
7 2 (3.17%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.59%) CMS
8 1 (1.59%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) FLEXCUBE
1 2 (3.17%) Magento
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.59%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 60 (95.24%) Office 365
2 31 (49.21%) Azure
3 14 (22.22%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (14.29%) AWS
5 6 (9.52%) IaaS
6 5 (7.94%) OneDrive
6 5 (7.94%) SaaS
7 4 (6.35%) PaaS
8 2 (3.17%) Cloudflare
8 2 (3.17%) OpenShift
9 1 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (1.59%) Google Analytics
9 1 (1.59%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.22%) DNS
2 11 (17.46%) DHCP
2 11 (17.46%) Skype
3 9 (14.29%) Firewall
3 9 (14.29%) LAN
3 9 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
4 8 (12.70%) WAN
5 6 (9.52%) DKIM
5 6 (9.52%) DMARC
5 6 (9.52%) VPN
6 5 (7.94%) SAN
6 5 (7.94%) Unified Communications
7 4 (6.35%) VoIP
8 3 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (4.76%) MPLS
8 3 (4.76%) NAS
8 3 (4.76%) SMTP
8 3 (4.76%) VLAN
8 3 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (3.17%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) MySQL
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Hudson
General
1 10 (15.87%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Automotive
3 1 (1.59%) French Language
3 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.59%) Publishing
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
3 1 (1.59%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (23.81%) Analyst
2 12 (19.05%) Service Desk Support
3 11 (17.46%) 2nd Line Support
3 11 (17.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
5 6 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Architect
6 5 (7.94%) Service Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Technician
7 4 (6.35%) IT Technician
7 4 (6.35%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Data Centre Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Office 365 Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) LDAP
2 2 (3.17%) OAuth
2 2 (3.17%) SAML
3 1 (1.59%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Hedge funds
2 11 (17.46%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (9.52%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.17%) Clustering
5 2 (3.17%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.59%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.59%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.59%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (79.37%) Windows
2 38 (60.32%) Windows 10
3 29 (46.03%) Windows Server
4 27 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (38.10%) Windows Server 2016
6 20 (31.75%) Windows 7
7 7 (11.11%) Android
8 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (4.76%) Mac OS X
11 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (1.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (19.05%) ITIL
3 8 (12.70%) Migration
4 7 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 4 (6.35%) DevOps
5 4 (6.35%) E-Discovery
5 4 (6.35%) Email Filtering
5 4 (6.35%) ITSM
5 4 (6.35%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (6.35%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (6.35%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (6.35%) Security Operations
5 4 (6.35%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.35%) Web Filtering
6 3 (4.76%) Availability Management
6 3 (4.76%) Capacity Management
6 3 (4.76%) Change Control
6 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (4.76%) Identity Management
6 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 8 (12.70%) SQL
3 2 (3.17%) C
4 1 (1.59%) Ruby
4 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (25.40%) MCSE
1 16 (25.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.59%) CCNA
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.59%) Degree
3 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.59%) MCITP
3 1 (1.59%) NCDA
3 1 (1.59%) RHCE
3 1 (1.59%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) Cyber Essentials
1 5 (7.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (7.94%) SLA
2 3 (4.76%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 47 (74.60%) Active Directory
2 12 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (6.35%) BitLocker
5 2 (3.17%) Docker
5 2 (3.17%) XenApp
6 1 (1.59%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (28.57%) SCCM
2 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (7.94%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (6.35%) Jamf Pro
4 4 (6.35%) vMotion
5 3 (4.76%) AirWatch
5 3 (4.76%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (3.17%) Ansible
6 2 (3.17%) Backup Exec
6 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (3.17%) NetBackup
6 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.59%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.59%) PingFederate
7 1 (1.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (49.21%) Microsoft
2 28 (44.44%) VMware
3 10 (15.87%) Cisco
3 10 (15.87%) Symantec
4 9 (14.29%) Citrix
5 8 (12.70%) MobileIron
6 6 (9.52%) Zscaler
7 5 (7.94%) Dell
7 5 (7.94%) Meraki
7 5 (7.94%) NetApp
7 5 (7.94%) Palo Alto
8 4 (6.35%) Apple
8 4 (6.35%) Canon
8 4 (6.35%) HP
8 4 (6.35%) Mitel
8 4 (6.35%) Oracle
8 4 (6.35%) Polycom
9 3 (4.76%) Barracuda Networks
9 3 (4.76%) Okta
9 3 (4.76%) Proofpoint