Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 819 846 883
Rank change year-on-year +27 +37 -38
Contract jobs citing Mimecast 59 46 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.043% 0.018%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.38% 0.38% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 33 13
UK median daily rate £380 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.32% +2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £250 £192 £236
90th Percentile £489 £493 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £218 £225
% change year-on-year +65.52% -3.33% -28.00%
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 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 15377 12001 7290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.48% 11.29% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10600 8273 4869
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +8.43% +0.61%
10th Percentile £269 £273 £255
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 186 112
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -19.10% +23.61%
10th Percentile £11.23 £11.58 £10.50
90th Percentile £63.75 £56.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £17.06 £23.00
% change year-on-year +9.91% -25.83% +31.43%

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 October 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 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 20 October 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 +53 52 £400 -2.44% 14
London +12 31 £400 -4.19% 9
UK excluding London +67 28 £360 +65.52% 5
South East +27 14 £425 +17.24%
North of England - 5 £338 - 4
Scotland - 4 £350 -
Yorkshire - 3 - -
North East - 2 £338 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £385 -
South West +16 1 £350 -
East of England -19 1 £415 +75.66% 1
Wales - 1 £350 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 27 (45.76%) Windows
1 27 (45.76%) Microsoft
2 24 (40.68%) MS Exchange
3 23 (38.98%) Active Directory
4 22 (37.29%) Office 365
5 19 (32.20%) Windows Server
5 19 (32.20%) PCI DSS
6 18 (30.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 18 (30.51%) Microsoft Azure
6 18 (30.51%) Information Security
7 16 (27.12%) VMware
7 16 (27.12%) GDPR
8 15 (25.42%) Cybersecurity
8 15 (25.42%) Qualys
9 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (23.73%) Splunk
9 14 (23.73%) Firewall
10 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Office
10 13 (22.03%) Tufin
10 13 (22.03%) Degree
10 13 (22.03%) COBIT
11 12 (20.34%) Exchange Server 2010
11 12 (20.34%) Cisco
11 12 (20.34%) CISSP
11 12 (20.34%) CISM
12 11 (18.64%) SSCP
12 11 (18.64%) Symantec
12 11 (18.64%) Sophos
12 11 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (18.64%) Hyper-V

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 24 (40.68%) MS Exchange
2 12 (20.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (15.25%) Skype for Business
4 5 (8.47%) SharePoint
5 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (6.78%) IIS
5 4 (6.78%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (5.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.69%) IBM Domino
7 1 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (37.29%) Office 365
2 18 (30.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.08%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.39%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.73%) Firewall
2 7 (11.86%) DNS
2 7 (11.86%) SAN
3 6 (10.17%) WAN
4 5 (8.47%) Internet
4 5 (8.47%) LAN
4 5 (8.47%) VPN
5 4 (6.78%) DHCP
5 4 (6.78%) MPLS
5 4 (6.78%) Skype
5 4 (6.78%) VLAN
6 3 (5.08%) Network Security
6 3 (5.08%) SSL
6 3 (5.08%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.69%) BGP
7 1 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.69%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.69%) IPsec
7 1 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 9 (15.25%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Retail
3 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.39%) Electronics
4 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (42.37%) Analyst
2 18 (30.51%) Security Analyst
3 8 (13.56%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 8 (13.56%) Information Analyst
3 8 (13.56%) Information Security Analyst
4 7 (11.86%) Consultant
4 7 (11.86%) Support Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Security Consultant
7 4 (6.78%) Messaging Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Technical Support
8 3 (5.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Office 365 Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Security Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) Java SE
1 1 (1.69%) Middleware
1 1 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Blackberry
2 5 (8.47%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Licensing
4 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.69%) PKI
5 1 (1.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (45.76%) Windows
2 19 (32.20%) Windows Server
3 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (16.95%) Windows 7
5 7 (11.86%) Windows 10
6 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (6.78%) Linux
7 4 (6.78%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.39%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) Information Security
2 15 (25.42%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (18.64%) Data Privacy
4 9 (15.25%) Coaching
4 9 (15.25%) Line Management
5 7 (11.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (11.86%) ITIL
6 5 (8.47%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (8.47%) Migration
6 5 (8.47%) Security Operations
7 4 (6.78%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (6.78%) Problem Management
7 4 (6.78%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (5.08%) Email Management
8 3 (5.08%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.08%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (5.08%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (5.08%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.08%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.69%) Perl
2 1 (1.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (22.03%) Degree
2 12 (20.34%) CISM
2 12 (20.34%) CISSP
3 11 (18.64%) SANS
3 11 (18.64%) SSCP
4 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (8.47%) MCSE
6 4 (6.78%) CCNA
6 4 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (5.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.39%) CCNP
8 2 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (3.39%) MCITP
8 2 (3.39%) MCP
9 1 (1.69%) MCSA
9 1 (1.69%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (32.20%) PCI DSS
2 18 (30.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (27.12%) GDPR
4 13 (22.03%) COBIT
5 7 (11.86%) SLA
6 2 (3.39%) QA
7 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 23 (38.98%) Active Directory
2 11 (18.64%) Hyper-V
2 11 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.08%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (5.08%) XenServer
4 2 (3.39%) KVM
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (16.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (5.08%) Backup Exec
2 3 (5.08%) MIMEsweeper
2 3 (5.08%) NetBackup
2 3 (5.08%) WSUS
3 2 (3.39%) AirWatch
3 2 (3.39%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.39%) SCCM
4 1 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.69%) Nessus
4 1 (1.69%) SCOM
4 1 (1.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (45.76%) Microsoft
2 16 (27.12%) VMware
3 15 (25.42%) Qualys
4 14 (23.73%) Splunk
5 13 (22.03%) Tufin
6 12 (20.34%) Cisco
7 11 (18.64%) Sophos
7 11 (18.64%) Symantec
8 6 (10.17%) HP
8 6 (10.17%) Juniper
9 4 (6.78%) CheckPoint
9 4 (6.78%) Dell
9 4 (6.78%) Veeam
10 3 (5.08%) Citrix
10 3 (5.08%) Clearswift
10 3 (5.08%) Draytek
10 3 (5.08%) SolarWinds
10 3 (5.08%) SonicWALL
11 2 (3.39%) EMC
11 2 (3.39%) Red Hat