Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 813 805 856
Rank change year-on-year -8 +51 -24
Contract jobs citing Mimecast 61 47 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.049% 0.029%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.33% 0.39% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 31 15
UK median daily rate £413 £325 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -15.58% +2.67%
10th Percentile £258 £188 £146
90th Percentile £588 £444 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £255 £209
% change year-on-year +74.51% +22.16% -38.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
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 18,598 12,151 7,919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.31% 12.65% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,897 8,410 5,474
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £300 £281 £275
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 172 123
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.65 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.25% -6.76% -11.11%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.03 £11.00
90th Percentile £53.20 £55.25 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £17.28 £19.50
% change year-on-year -3.07% -11.36% -2.53%

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 22 February 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 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 22 February 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 -21 51 £445 +36.92% 25
London -41 34 £380 - 12
UK excluding London -6 27 £445 +74.51% 13
South East -2 7 £500 +150.00% 6
North of England - 6 £350 - 1
Northern Ireland -7 5 £385 +8.45%
Scotland - 5 £450 -
Yorkshire - 4 £350 - 1
Midlands +4 2 £538 +182.89% 2
East Midlands 0 2 £538 - 1
North East - 2 £338 -
South West - 2 £445 - 2

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 29 (47.54%) Windows
1 29 (47.54%) Microsoft
2 28 (45.90%) Active Directory
2 28 (45.90%) MS Exchange
3 27 (44.26%) Office 365
4 22 (36.07%) VMware
5 20 (32.79%) Symantec
5 20 (32.79%) Windows Server
6 19 (31.15%) ITIL
7 17 (27.87%) Finance
8 16 (26.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (24.59%) MCSE
9 15 (24.59%) Cisco
9 15 (24.59%) Degree
9 15 (24.59%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (22.95%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (21.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 13 (21.31%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (21.31%) Information Security
11 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Office
12 12 (19.67%) PowerShell
12 12 (19.67%) Skype for Business
13 11 (18.03%) Splunk
13 11 (18.03%) Hyper-V
14 10 (16.39%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (16.39%) Citrix
14 10 (16.39%) Blackberry
14 10 (16.39%) Windows 7

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 28 (45.90%) MS Exchange
2 13 (21.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (19.67%) Skype for Business
4 5 (8.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (8.20%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (4.92%) IBM Domino
6 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.28%) IIS
6 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (44.26%) Office 365
2 14 (22.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.28%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) LAN
1 8 (13.11%) SAN
1 8 (13.11%) WAN
2 7 (11.48%) Firewall
3 6 (9.84%) MPLS
3 6 (9.84%) VoIP
4 5 (8.20%) DHCP
4 5 (8.20%) DNS
4 5 (8.20%) Skype
4 5 (8.20%) Unified Communications
4 5 (8.20%) VPN
5 3 (4.92%) VLAN
5 3 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (3.28%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (3.28%) Internet
6 2 (3.28%) NetScaler
6 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.64%) BGP
7 1 (1.64%) CTI
7 1 (1.64%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (27.87%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Law
3 1 (1.64%) Legal
3 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (32.79%) Analyst
2 11 (18.03%) Security Analyst
3 8 (13.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Manager
4 7 (11.48%) Support Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Consultant
5 6 (9.84%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Exchange Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Active Directory Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Information Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Information Security Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Migration Consultant
8 3 (4.92%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.92%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
8 3 (4.92%) Exchange Support
8 3 (4.92%) Office 365 Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Technical Support Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) LDAP
2 1 (1.64%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Blackberry
2 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Licensing
3 6 (9.84%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.56%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.92%) EMC VNX
6 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.28%) PKI
6 2 (3.28%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.64%) Clustering
7 1 (1.64%) iPhone
7 1 (1.64%) Replication
7 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (47.54%) Windows
2 20 (32.79%) Windows Server
3 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (16.39%) Windows 7
5 7 (11.48%) Windows 10
6 3 (4.92%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.28%) Linux
7 2 (3.28%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.28%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.15%) ITIL
2 13 (21.31%) Information Security
3 10 (16.39%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (16.39%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (16.39%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (14.75%) Incident Management
4 9 (14.75%) Migration
4 9 (14.75%) Problem Management
4 9 (14.75%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (13.11%) Change Control
6 7 (11.48%) People Management
6 7 (11.48%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (11.48%) Software Licensing
7 6 (9.84%) Budget Control
7 6 (9.84%) Email Migration
7 6 (9.84%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.20%) Data Privacy
8 5 (8.20%) Email Management
8 5 (8.20%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (26.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (24.59%) Degree
2 15 (24.59%) MCSE
3 9 (14.75%) CISM
3 9 (14.75%) CISSP
3 9 (14.75%) SANS
3 9 (14.75%) SSCP
4 8 (13.11%) CCNA
4 8 (13.11%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (13.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (9.84%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (9.84%) MCP
6 3 (4.92%) MCSA
7 2 (3.28%) CCA
7 2 (3.28%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (3.28%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.75%) PCI DSS
2 8 (13.11%) SLA
3 7 (11.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (9.84%) COBIT
4 6 (9.84%) GDPR
5 2 (3.28%) QA
System Software
1 28 (45.90%) Active Directory
2 15 (24.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (18.03%) Hyper-V
4 6 (9.84%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (6.56%) XenApp
6 2 (3.28%) DFS Replication
6 2 (3.28%) vSphere
6 2 (3.28%) XenServer
7 1 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (21.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 7 (11.48%) Backup Exec
2 7 (11.48%) NetBackup
3 5 (8.20%) MIMEsweeper
4 3 (4.92%) AirWatch
4 3 (4.92%) SCCM
4 3 (4.92%) SCOM
5 2 (3.28%) EdgeSight
5 2 (3.28%) Nagios
5 2 (3.28%) vCenter Server
5 2 (3.28%) WSUS
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.64%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 29 (47.54%) Microsoft
2 22 (36.07%) VMware
3 20 (32.79%) Symantec
4 15 (24.59%) Cisco
5 11 (18.03%) Splunk
6 10 (16.39%) Citrix
7 9 (14.75%) Qualys
7 9 (14.75%) Veeam
8 8 (13.11%) CheckPoint
8 8 (13.11%) Sophos
8 8 (13.11%) Tufin
9 7 (11.48%) Clearswift
9 7 (11.48%) HP
10 5 (8.20%) McAfee
11 4 (6.56%) EMC
11 4 (6.56%) Mitel
12 3 (4.92%) Lotus
12 3 (4.92%) Nortel
13 2 (3.28%) Juniper
13 2 (3.28%) NetApp