Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 770 808 845
Rank change year-on-year +38 +37 +11
Contract jobs citing Mimecast 108 79 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.079% 0.036%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.45% 0.45% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 54 19
UK median daily rate £420 £419 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.30% +28.85% -17.46%
10th Percentile £249 £258 £187
90th Percentile £609 £555 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £425 £225
% change year-on-year -14.71% +88.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - -

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 24,062 17,679 12,191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.19% 17.62% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,596 12,286 8,360
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £306 £287 £281
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 230 167
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £18.56 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.72% -1.00% -13.35%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £11.40
90th Percentile £55.50 £54.03 £57.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.28
% change year-on-year - +1.27% -27.24%

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 18 January 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 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 18 January 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 +45 107 £420 -1.18% 40
London +25 64 £450 +9.09% 17
UK excluding London 0 44 £363 -14.71% 24
South East +10 23 £500 +2.56% 9
East of England - 10 £365 - 5
North of England -22 5 £288 -17.86% 4
Midlands -10 3 £350 -34.88% 3
Yorkshire -19 3 £288 -17.86%
East Midlands +3 2 £333 -38.14% 2
South West -32 2 £234 -41.26% 2
North West - 2 £383 - 4
Wales - 1 £500 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £380 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 61 (56.48%) Active Directory
2 49 (45.37%) Windows
2 49 (45.37%) MS Exchange
3 45 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 41 (37.96%) Office 365
5 35 (32.41%) Windows Server
6 34 (31.48%) Information Security
7 33 (30.56%) Degree
8 32 (29.63%) Management Information System
9 31 (28.70%) CISSP
9 31 (28.70%) Cybersecurity
9 31 (28.70%) Self-Motivation
10 29 (26.85%) CISA
11 26 (24.07%) DNS
12 25 (23.15%) Kalman Filter
13 24 (22.22%) PowerShell
14 22 (20.37%) Skype for Business
14 22 (20.37%) Patch Management
15 21 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2010
15 21 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
15 21 (19.44%) Computer Science
16 20 (18.52%) DHCP
16 20 (18.52%) Skype
17 18 (16.67%) CompTIA Security+
17 18 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 18 (16.67%) GIAC
17 18 (16.67%) VMware
17 18 (16.67%) Proofpoint
18 17 (15.74%) Windows Server 2008
18 17 (15.74%) SIEM

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 49 (45.37%) MS Exchange
2 22 (20.37%) Skype for Business
3 21 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (15.74%) SharePoint
5 16 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (10.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.93%) CMS
9 1 (0.93%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (15.74%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 41 (37.96%) Office 365
2 21 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (12.04%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (5.56%) OneDrive
5 3 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.85%) IaaS
6 2 (1.85%) PaaS
7 1 (0.93%) Boomi
7 1 (0.93%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 26 (24.07%) DNS
2 20 (18.52%) DHCP
2 20 (18.52%) Skype
3 10 (9.26%) Firewall
4 6 (5.56%) LAN
4 6 (5.56%) Unified Communications
5 5 (4.63%) WAN
5 5 (4.63%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (3.70%) SMTP
7 3 (2.78%) MPLS
7 3 (2.78%) Network Security
7 3 (2.78%) VoIP
7 3 (2.78%) VPN
8 2 (1.85%) 4G
8 2 (1.85%) FTP
8 2 (1.85%) HTTP
8 2 (1.85%) Internet
8 2 (1.85%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (1.85%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 13 (12.04%) Law
2 7 (6.48%) Finance
3 6 (5.56%) Legal
4 1 (0.93%) Back Office
4 1 (0.93%) Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Marketing
4 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (50.93%) Analyst
2 33 (30.56%) Security Analyst
3 25 (23.15%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 21 (19.44%) IT Analyst
5 16 (14.81%) IT Security Analyst
6 14 (12.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (10.19%) Exchange Engineer
7 11 (10.19%) Messaging Engineer
8 10 (9.26%) Support Engineer
9 9 (8.33%) IT Support
10 8 (7.41%) Support Analyst
11 7 (6.48%) Messaging Analyst
12 6 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
12 6 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
12 6 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 6 (5.56%) IT Engineer
12 6 (5.56%) Security Engineer
13 5 (4.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 5 (4.63%) Desktop Support
13 5 (4.63%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.93%) LDAP
1 1 (0.93%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 32 (29.63%) Management Information System
2 31 (28.70%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (4.63%) Clustering
4 4 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.78%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.78%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.85%) Replication
7 1 (0.93%) CESG
7 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.93%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.93%) PKI
7 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.93%) RIA
7 1 (0.93%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 49 (45.37%) Windows
2 35 (32.41%) Windows Server
3 17 (15.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (15.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (12.96%) Apple iOS
5 12 (11.11%) Windows 10
6 9 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 9 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (6.48%) Android
8 4 (3.70%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.78%) Unix
9 3 (2.78%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.93%) Linux
10 1 (0.93%) VMS
10 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.48%) Information Security
2 31 (28.70%) Cybersecurity
3 25 (23.15%) Kalman Filter
4 22 (20.37%) Patch Management
5 21 (19.44%) Computer Science
6 18 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 17 (15.74%) Penetration Testing
7 17 (15.74%) SIEM
8 13 (12.04%) Data Loss Prevention
8 13 (12.04%) Identity Access Management
9 10 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
11 8 (7.41%) ITIL
12 7 (6.48%) Change Management
13 6 (5.56%) Asset Management
13 6 (5.56%) Release Management
14 5 (4.63%) Business Continuity
14 5 (4.63%) Migration
15 4 (3.70%) Data Security
15 4 (3.70%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.70%) SQL
3 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (30.56%) Degree
2 31 (28.70%) CISSP
3 29 (26.85%) CISA
4 18 (16.67%) CompTIA Security+
4 18 (16.67%) GIAC
5 17 (15.74%) CEH
5 17 (15.74%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (11.11%) CISM
6 12 (11.11%) GCFA
6 12 (11.11%) GCIH
7 10 (9.26%) PhD
8 2 (1.85%) MCP
8 2 (1.85%) MCSE
8 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.93%) CCNP
9 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.93%) CISMP
9 1 (0.93%) MCSA
9 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.93%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) GDPR
2 1 (0.93%) COBIT
2 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (56.48%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.48%) XenApp
4 6 (5.56%) XenDesktop
5 5 (4.63%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (4.63%) vSphere
6 4 (3.70%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.85%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (15.74%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 17 (15.74%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 13 (12.04%) CASB
2 13 (12.04%) SCCM
3 10 (9.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (3.70%) ZABBIX
5 3 (2.78%) AirWatch
5 3 (2.78%) FortiGate
5 3 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (2.78%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.85%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.85%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.93%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.93%) Nessus
7 1 (0.93%) QRadar
7 1 (0.93%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 18 (16.67%) Proofpoint
2 18 (16.67%) VMware
3 17 (15.74%) Citrix
4 16 (14.81%) Sophos
5 14 (12.96%) Darktrace
6 13 (12.04%) MobileIron
6 13 (12.04%) Symantec
6 13 (12.04%) Thycotic
7 11 (10.19%) Cisco
8 9 (8.33%) Clearswift
9 8 (7.41%) McAfee
10 6 (5.56%) Ivanti
11 5 (4.63%) Xerox
12 4 (3.70%) Meraki
12 4 (3.70%) Palo Alto
12 4 (3.70%) SolarWinds
13 3 (2.78%) Barracuda Networks
13 3 (2.78%) Dell
13 3 (2.78%) F5