Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 807 850 866
Rank change year-on-year +43 +16 -27
Contract jobs citing Mimecast 51 59 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.054% 0.016%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.38% 0.54% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 37 10
UK median daily rate £393 £425 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.65% +11.48% +15.09%
10th Percentile £198 £263 £291
90th Percentile £488 £500 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -17.65% +21.43% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - -

Mimecast is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 13594 10977 6682
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 14.10% 10.12% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9287 7608 4338
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +11.11% -0.18%
10th Percentile £271 £287 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £390
% change year-on-year - +8.97% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 173 140
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.61 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.11% -12.84% +32.35%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.53 £11.25
90th Percentile £59.65 £46.98 £42.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -24.44% +50.00%

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 19 August 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 11 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 19 August 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 +40 44 £408 -4.12% 7
London +17 29 £413 -5.44% 4
UK excluding London +71 19 £350 -17.65% 5
South East +21 11 £400 +10.34%
Scotland - 3 £350 - 1
North of England - 2 - - 2
South West +5 1 £350 -
East of England -10 1 £415 -2.35% 1
Wales - 1 £350 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 30 (58.82%) Windows
2 26 (50.98%) Active Directory
3 23 (45.10%) MS Exchange
3 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
4 20 (39.22%) Windows Server
5 19 (37.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (35.29%) VMware
7 16 (31.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 16 (31.37%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (27.45%) Windows 7
8 14 (27.45%) Information Security
8 14 (27.45%) Firewall
8 14 (27.45%) DNS
9 13 (25.49%) Office 365
10 12 (23.53%) PCI DSS
10 12 (23.53%) Windows 10
10 12 (23.53%) GDPR
10 12 (23.53%) HP
11 11 (21.57%) SAN
11 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (19.61%) Qualys
12 10 (19.61%) Sophos
13 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
13 9 (17.65%) Hyper-V
13 9 (17.65%) Tufin
13 9 (17.65%) Skype for Business
13 9 (17.65%) Splunk
13 9 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013

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 23 (45.10%) MS Exchange
2 16 (31.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (17.65%) Skype for Business
4 5 (9.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (9.80%) SharePoint
5 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (7.84%) IIS
5 4 (7.84%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.49%) Office 365
2 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (5.88%) IaaS
4 3 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (27.45%) DNS
1 14 (27.45%) Firewall
2 11 (21.57%) SAN
3 8 (15.69%) DHCP
4 7 (13.73%) VLAN
5 6 (11.76%) WAN
6 5 (9.80%) LAN
7 4 (7.84%) Internet
7 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
8 3 (5.88%) MPLS
8 3 (5.88%) NetScaler
8 3 (5.88%) Skype
8 3 (5.88%) SSL
8 3 (5.88%) VoIP
8 3 (5.88%) VPN
9 2 (3.92%) LDAP
9 2 (3.92%) Network Security
9 2 (3.92%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.96%) FTP
10 1 (1.96%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MSI
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Law
2 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.92%) Electronics
3 2 (3.92%) Legal
3 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.92%) Marketing
3 2 (3.92%) Publishing
4 1 (1.96%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (43.14%) Analyst
2 13 (25.49%) Security Analyst
3 6 (11.76%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 6 (11.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Consultant
4 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Security Consultant
4 5 (9.80%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Information Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Information Security Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Messaging Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.84%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) Java SE
1 2 (3.92%) Middleware
2 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.80%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.88%) Clustering
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) PKI
4 1 (1.96%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 30 (58.82%) Windows
2 20 (39.22%) Windows Server
3 19 (37.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (27.45%) Windows 7
5 12 (23.53%) Windows 10
6 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (9.80%) Linux
7 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (7.84%) Windows 8
9 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (5.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) Information Security
2 9 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (13.73%) Data Privacy
3 7 (13.73%) Line Management
4 6 (11.76%) Coaching
4 6 (11.76%) ITIL
5 5 (9.80%) Business Continuity
5 5 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.84%) Project Management
6 4 (7.84%) Security Operations
7 3 (5.88%) Asset Management
7 3 (5.88%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (5.88%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.88%) SIEM
8 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.92%) SQL
3 1 (1.96%) Perl
3 1 (1.96%) Python
3 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (13.73%) CISM
2 7 (13.73%) CISSP
2 7 (13.73%) Degree
3 6 (11.76%) SANS
3 6 (11.76%) SSCP
4 3 (5.88%) MCITP
5 2 (3.92%) CCNA
5 2 (3.92%) CCNP
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.96%) MCP
6 1 (1.96%) MCSA
6 1 (1.96%) MCSE
6 1 (1.96%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (31.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (23.53%) GDPR
2 12 (23.53%) PCI DSS
3 8 (15.69%) COBIT
4 7 (13.73%) SLA
5 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 26 (50.98%) Active Directory
2 10 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (17.65%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.88%) KVM
4 3 (5.88%) XenServer
5 2 (3.92%) vSphere
5 2 (3.92%) XenApp
6 1 (1.96%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) SCCM
2 4 (7.84%) AirWatch
2 4 (7.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (5.88%) SCOM
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (3.92%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.96%) Nessus
5 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
2 18 (35.29%) VMware
3 12 (23.53%) HP
4 10 (19.61%) Qualys
4 10 (19.61%) Sophos
5 9 (17.65%) Splunk
5 9 (17.65%) Tufin
6 8 (15.69%) Cisco
7 5 (9.80%) Citrix
7 5 (9.80%) Dell
7 5 (9.80%) Symantec
8 4 (7.84%) Juniper
9 3 (5.88%) Axway
9 3 (5.88%) Draytek
9 3 (5.88%) NetApp
9 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
9 3 (5.88%) SonicWALL
9 3 (5.88%) Tumbleweed
10 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.92%) WatchGuard