Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 734 783 822
Rank change year-on-year +49 +39 +58
Contract jobs citing Mimecast 75 115 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.089% 0.11% 0.067%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.30% 0.46% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 74 42
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +2.56% -4.88%
10th Percentile £116 £200 £258
90th Percentile £625 £654 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £515 £350 £373
% change year-on-year +47.14% -6.04% +78.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -20.00% -
10th Percentile £16.25 £20.00 £24.50
90th Percentile £18.75 £20.00 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year - -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 24,634 24,831 17,145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.39% 24.04% 16.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,751 17,211 11,893
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £283 £300 £275
90th Percentile £660 £644 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 436 330 229
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -12.50% +7.85%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £78.75 £63.02 £58.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.51 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +17.20% - +2.58%

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 November 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 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 19 November 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 +63 72 £444 +10.94% 28
London +44 44 £425 -5.56% 9
UK excluding London +41 30 £515 +47.14% 23
South East +29 10 £515 +91.63% 6
Midlands +57 9 £545 +55.71% 2
West Midlands - 9 £545 -
North of England +39 5 £325 +84.40% 3
Yorkshire +35 3 £350 +98.58%
South West -4 3 - - 1
East of England +24 2 - - 7
North West +8 2 £319 - 3
Scotland - 2 £480 - 3

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 58 (77.33%) Office 365
2 54 (72.00%) Active Directory
3 46 (61.33%) Microsoft
4 45 (60.00%) Windows
5 41 (54.67%) Azure
6 32 (42.67%) VMware
7 30 (40.00%) Windows 10
8 29 (38.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 24 (32.00%) SCCM
10 22 (29.33%) Migration
10 22 (29.33%) MS Exchange
10 22 (29.33%) Windows Server
11 21 (28.00%) Azure Active Directory
11 21 (28.00%) Cisco
12 19 (25.33%) Firewall
13 18 (24.00%) Finance
13 18 (24.00%) SharePoint
13 18 (24.00%) WAN
13 18 (24.00%) Microsoft Intune
13 18 (24.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 17 (22.67%) SQL
15 16 (21.33%) ITIL
15 16 (21.33%) Video Conferencing
16 15 (20.00%) PowerShell
16 15 (20.00%) DHCP
16 15 (20.00%) LAN
17 14 (18.67%) DNS
17 14 (18.67%) Meraki
18 13 (17.33%) Skype
18 13 (17.33%) SQL Server

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 22 (29.33%) MS Exchange
2 18 (24.00%) SharePoint
3 11 (14.67%) Skype for Business
4 10 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (5.33%) IIS
7 3 (4.00%) IBM Domino
8 1 (1.33%) Apache
8 1 (1.33%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (17.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.33%) Magento
2 1 (1.33%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 58 (77.33%) Office 365
2 41 (54.67%) Azure
3 21 (28.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (16.00%) IaaS
5 11 (14.67%) PaaS
6 9 (12.00%) OneDrive
7 7 (9.33%) AWS
7 7 (9.33%) Power Platform
8 6 (8.00%) PowerApps
9 5 (6.67%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (5.33%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 4 (5.33%) SaaS
11 3 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (1.33%) Cloudflare
12 1 (1.33%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 19 (25.33%) Firewall
2 18 (24.00%) WAN
3 15 (20.00%) DHCP
3 15 (20.00%) LAN
4 14 (18.67%) DNS
5 13 (17.33%) Skype
6 11 (14.67%) VPN
7 9 (12.00%) MPLS
8 8 (10.67%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (10.67%) Remote Desktop
9 7 (9.33%) VLAN
10 6 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (8.00%) SAN
10 6 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (6.67%) Internet
12 4 (5.33%) NAS
12 4 (5.33%) Unified Communications
12 4 (5.33%) VoIP
13 3 (4.00%) IP Telephony
14 2 (2.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.33%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (6.67%) Power BI
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2017
4 3 (4.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (2.67%) MySQL
6 1 (1.33%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 18 (24.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Publishing
3 1 (1.33%) Automotive
3 1 (1.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.33%) French Language
3 1 (1.33%) Legal
3 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (21.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (17.33%) Analyst
3 9 (12.00%) Consultant
3 9 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 8 (10.67%) Architect
5 6 (8.00%) Service Analyst
5 6 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
6 5 (6.67%) Messaging Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Office 365 Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Technical Architect
7 4 (5.33%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Exchange Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) IT Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.00%) Web Services
2 3 (4.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.33%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (9.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.33%) Public Cloud
3 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.67%) Private Cloud
4 4 (5.33%) Clustering
4 4 (5.33%) Replication
4 4 (5.33%) Tandem
5 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.00%) Blackberry
5 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (4.00%) PKI
6 2 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.33%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.33%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (60.00%) Windows
2 30 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 22 (29.33%) Windows Server
4 13 (17.33%) Windows 7
5 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (8.00%) Android
7 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.00%) VMS
9 2 (2.67%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.33%) Migration
2 18 (24.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 16 (21.33%) ITIL
4 12 (16.00%) Kalman Filter
5 10 (13.33%) SIEM
6 9 (12.00%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (9.33%) Infrastructure as Code
8 6 (8.00%) CRM
8 6 (8.00%) Identity Management
8 6 (8.00%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (6.67%) Capacity Management
9 5 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (6.67%) ITSM
10 4 (5.33%) DevOps
10 4 (5.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (5.33%) Document Management
10 4 (5.33%) Information Security
10 4 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (5.33%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.67%) SQL
2 15 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (4.00%) C#
3 3 (4.00%) Go
3 3 (4.00%) Java
3 3 (4.00%) Python
3 3 (4.00%) Ruby
3 3 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.67%) Degree
2 5 (6.67%) MCSE
3 4 (5.33%) CISSP
3 4 (5.33%) GCFA
3 4 (5.33%) GCIH
4 3 (4.00%) CISA
4 3 (4.00%) CISM
5 2 (2.67%) PhD
6 1 (1.33%) CCNA
6 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.33%) GCIA
6 1 (1.33%) OSCP
6 1 (1.33%) SSCP
6 1 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.33%) GDPR
3 4 (5.33%) NIST
3 4 (5.33%) SLA
4 3 (4.00%) NCSC
5 2 (2.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (72.00%) Active Directory
2 29 (38.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (12.00%) Hyper-V
4 7 (9.33%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (5.33%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (4.00%) Docker
6 3 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (2.67%) vSphere
7 2 (2.67%) XenApp
8 1 (1.33%) KVM
8 1 (1.33%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (32.00%) SCCM
2 18 (24.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (13.33%) Single Sign-On
4 8 (10.67%) AirWatch
4 8 (10.67%) Terraform
5 7 (9.33%) FortiGate
6 5 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (4.00%) Ansible
7 3 (4.00%) CASB
7 3 (4.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (4.00%) Kubernetes
7 3 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (4.00%) Puppet
7 3 (4.00%) SCOM
7 3 (4.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (2.67%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (1.33%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (1.33%) SCDPM
9 1 (1.33%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (1.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (61.33%) Microsoft
2 32 (42.67%) VMware
3 21 (28.00%) Cisco
4 14 (18.67%) Meraki
5 10 (13.33%) Apple
5 10 (13.33%) Darktrace
5 10 (13.33%) Polycom
5 10 (13.33%) Symantec
6 9 (12.00%) Citrix
6 9 (12.00%) HP
6 9 (12.00%) MobileIron
7 8 (10.67%) Forcepoint
7 8 (10.67%) Juniper
7 8 (10.67%) Palo Alto
8 7 (9.33%) Dell
9 6 (8.00%) Splunk
9 6 (8.00%) Zscaler
10 5 (6.67%) Aerohive Networks
10 5 (6.67%) Canon
10 5 (6.67%) McAfee