Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 815 808 839
Rank change year-on-year -7 +31 +58
Contract jobs citing Mimecast 82 50 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.080% 0.052% 0.055%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.38% 0.36% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 38 38
UK median daily rate £354 £393 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.81% -7.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £200 £198 £251
90th Percentile £628 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £251 £350 £425
% change year-on-year -28.25% -17.65% +41.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.00% - -
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 21,811 13,856 11,164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.16% 14.47% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,949 9,486 7,740
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +12.50%
10th Percentile £305 £275 £286
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 199 173
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% -3.11% -12.84%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £67.50 £59.20 £46.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -1.41% +4.41% -18.07%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -5 77 £351 -13.99% 17
London +3 54 £379 -8.18% 6
UK excluding London -14 28 £251 -28.25% 11
South East -6 16 £269 -32.81% 4
Northern Ireland - 4 £650 -
South West -8 2 £234 -33.29% 1
Yorkshire -11 2 £176 -
East of England -13 2 £400 -3.61% 2
North of England -16 2 £176 - 3
Scotland -44 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £350 -
Midlands - 1 £350 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 53 (64.63%) Windows
2 48 (58.54%) Active Directory
3 46 (56.10%) Office 365
4 45 (54.88%) MS Exchange
5 37 (45.12%) Microsoft
6 34 (41.46%) Exchange Server 2010
7 31 (37.80%) DNS
7 31 (37.80%) Windows Server
8 25 (30.49%) VMware
8 25 (30.49%) Skype for Business
9 21 (25.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (25.61%) Degree
9 21 (25.61%) DHCP
10 20 (24.39%) ITIL
11 19 (23.17%) PowerShell
12 17 (20.73%) Microsoft Azure
12 17 (20.73%) Symantec
13 16 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (19.51%) Windows 7
13 16 (19.51%) Windows 10
14 15 (18.29%) Self-Motivation
15 14 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (17.07%) SMTP
16 12 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 11 (13.41%) Unified Communications
17 11 (13.41%) Information Security
17 11 (13.41%) Back Office
17 11 (13.41%) Migration
18 10 (12.20%) Management Information System
18 10 (12.20%) Backup Exec

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 45 (54.88%) MS Exchange
2 34 (41.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (30.49%) Skype for Business
4 8 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (6.10%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.66%) IIS
7 2 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 46 (56.10%) Office 365
2 17 (20.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.32%) Yammer
4 5 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (4.88%) Lucidchart
6 2 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.44%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.22%) npm
7 1 (1.22%) PaaS
7 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (37.80%) DNS
2 21 (25.61%) DHCP
3 14 (17.07%) SMTP
4 11 (13.41%) Unified Communications
5 10 (12.20%) Skype
6 8 (9.76%) Firewall
7 5 (6.10%) SAN
8 4 (4.88%) LAN
8 4 (4.88%) TCP/IP
8 4 (4.88%) WAN
9 3 (3.66%) NetScaler
9 3 (3.66%) VoIP
10 2 (2.44%) Broadband
10 2 (2.44%) DKIM
10 2 (2.44%) Kerberos
10 2 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (2.44%) VLAN
10 2 (2.44%) VPN
10 2 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (2.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Babel
1 1 (1.22%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.22%) JIRA
1 1 (1.22%) JUnit
1 1 (1.22%) Subversion
1 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (13.41%) Back Office
2 7 (8.54%) Legal
3 5 (6.10%) Finance
3 5 (6.10%) Law
4 2 (2.44%) Publishing
4 2 (2.44%) Retail
5 1 (1.22%) Advertising
5 1 (1.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (31.71%) Analyst
2 12 (14.63%) Exchange Engineer
2 12 (14.63%) Messaging Engineer
3 9 (10.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (10.98%) IT Analyst
3 9 (10.98%) Security Analyst
3 9 (10.98%) Support Analyst
4 8 (9.76%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 8 (9.76%) Desktop Support
5 6 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (7.32%) Office 365 Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Support Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) IT Support
6 5 (6.10%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Senior Messaging Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.88%) LDAP
2 2 (2.44%) Velocity
3 1 (1.22%) Apache Axis
3 1 (1.22%) Backbone.js
3 1 (1.22%) Browserify
3 1 (1.22%) CSS
3 1 (1.22%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.22%) HTML
3 1 (1.22%) HTML5
3 1 (1.22%) J2SE
3 1 (1.22%) Java RMI
3 1 (1.22%) Node.js
3 1 (1.22%) React
3 1 (1.22%) Redux
3 1 (1.22%) Swing
3 1 (1.22%) Web Services
3 1 (1.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.29%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (12.20%) Management Information System
3 8 (9.76%) Computer Science
4 6 (7.32%) Handset
5 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.66%) BYOD
6 3 (3.66%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.44%) BBC
7 2 (2.44%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.44%) EMC VNX
7 2 (2.44%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.44%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.44%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.22%) Clustering
8 1 (1.22%) iPhone
8 1 (1.22%) PKI
8 1 (1.22%) Replication
8 1 (1.22%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 53 (64.63%) Windows
2 31 (37.80%) Windows Server
3 21 (25.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (19.51%) Windows 10
4 16 (19.51%) Windows 7
4 16 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (10.98%) Linux
6 5 (6.10%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.44%) Mac OS
8 2 (2.44%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.39%) ITIL
2 12 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 11 (13.41%) Information Security
3 11 (13.41%) Migration
4 9 (10.98%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (10.98%) Patch Management
5 8 (9.76%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (9.76%) Mobile Device Management
5 8 (9.76%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (8.54%) E-Discovery
7 6 (7.32%) Decision-Making
7 6 (7.32%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (7.32%) ITIL V3
7 6 (7.32%) Line Management
7 6 (7.32%) Service Management
8 5 (6.10%) Asset Management
8 5 (6.10%) Network Load Balancing
9 4 (4.88%) Data Management
9 4 (4.88%) Identity Management
9 4 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.17%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.66%) SQL
3 2 (2.44%) C
3 2 (2.44%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.22%) Java
4 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (25.61%) Degree
2 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (9.76%) CEH
3 8 (9.76%) CISA
3 8 (9.76%) CISSP
3 8 (9.76%) CompTIA Security+
3 8 (9.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (9.76%) GIAC
4 6 (7.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (6.10%) CHECK Team Member
6 4 (4.88%) MCSE
7 3 (3.66%) MCP
8 1 (1.22%) CCNA
8 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.22%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (58.54%) Active Directory
2 14 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.98%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.10%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (4.88%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.44%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.44%) vSphere
6 2 (2.44%) XenApp
7 1 (1.22%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.22%) Docker
7 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (12.20%) Backup Exec
2 8 (9.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 8 (9.76%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 8 (9.76%) SCCM
2 8 (9.76%) Single Sign-On
3 6 (7.32%) Failover Clustering
3 6 (7.32%) PingFederate
4 5 (6.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (4.88%) SCOM
6 3 (3.66%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (2.44%) Perfmon
7 2 (2.44%) SCOrch
7 2 (2.44%) vCenter Server
7 2 (2.44%) WSUS
8 1 (1.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (1.22%) MaaS360
8 1 (1.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 37 (45.12%) Microsoft
2 25 (30.49%) VMware
3 17 (20.73%) Symantec
4 9 (10.98%) Citrix
4 9 (10.98%) Sophos
5 8 (9.76%) Cisco
5 8 (9.76%) HP
5 8 (9.76%) Polycom
5 8 (9.76%) Proofpoint
5 8 (9.76%) SolarWinds
6 6 (7.32%) Forcepoint
6 6 (7.32%) ForgeRock
6 6 (7.32%) MobileIron
6 6 (7.32%) Sonus
6 6 (7.32%) Veeam
7 5 (6.10%) Bloomberg
7 5 (6.10%) Fidessa
7 5 (6.10%) NetApp
8 4 (4.88%) McAfee
8 4 (4.88%) Okta