Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 780 821 854
Rank change year-on-year +41 +33 +28
Contract jobs citing Mimecast 118 65 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.063% 0.036%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.49% 0.39% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 41 27
UK median daily rate £400 £380 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -7.32% +2.50%
10th Percentile £200 £258 £189
90th Percentile £654 £494 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £373 £209
% change year-on-year -6.04% +78.44% -7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% - -
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 23,979 16,704 12,433
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.98% 16.21% 11.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,577 11,575 8,545
UK median daily rate £485 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.19% +4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £303 £270 £275
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 226 184
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £19.31 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.39% +7.29% -17.51%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.13 £11.69
90th Percentile £58.00 £58.75 £56.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.03
% change year-on-year -2.78% +5.70% -25.96%

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 14 November 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 11 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 14 November 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 +70 118 £400 - 43
London +35 73 £450 +12.50% 19
UK excluding London -7 45 £350 -6.04% 24
South East +5 27 £269 -43.42% 5
East of England +24 12 £383 -7.83% 7
North of England -11 3 £176 -47.78% 8
Yorkshire -14 2 £176 -
South West -26 2 £234 -33.29% 2
East Midlands - 1 £350 - 2
Midlands - 1 £350 - 2
North West - 1 - - 8

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 70 (59.32%) Active Directory
2 62 (52.54%) Windows
3 55 (46.61%) MS Exchange
4 50 (42.37%) Office 365
5 47 (39.83%) Microsoft
6 40 (33.90%) Windows Server
7 36 (30.51%) Degree
8 35 (29.66%) DNS
9 32 (27.12%) Management Information System
9 32 (27.12%) Information Security
10 31 (26.27%) VMware
10 31 (26.27%) DHCP
11 30 (25.42%) Self-Motivation
12 29 (24.58%) Cybersecurity
12 29 (24.58%) CISSP
13 28 (23.73%) CISA
13 28 (23.73%) Microsoft Azure
14 26 (22.03%) PowerShell
14 26 (22.03%) Exchange Server 2010
15 25 (21.19%) Windows Server 2012
16 23 (19.49%) Kalman Filter
17 22 (18.64%) Skype for Business
18 21 (17.80%) Windows 10
18 21 (17.80%) Patch Management
18 21 (17.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 20 (16.95%) Computer Science
19 20 (16.95%) Sophos
20 19 (16.10%) Citrix
20 19 (16.10%) Windows Server 2008
20 19 (16.10%) 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 55 (46.61%) MS Exchange
2 26 (22.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (18.64%) Skype for Business
4 16 (13.56%) SharePoint
5 14 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (4.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (3.39%) IIS
8 1 (0.85%) CMS
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 15 (12.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 50 (42.37%) Office 365
2 28 (23.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (10.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (4.24%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (4.24%) OneDrive
5 4 (3.39%) Lucidchart
6 3 (2.54%) Yammer
7 2 (1.69%) PaaS
8 1 (0.85%) IaaS
8 1 (0.85%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 35 (29.66%) DNS
2 31 (26.27%) DHCP
3 14 (11.86%) Skype
4 11 (9.32%) Firewall
5 7 (5.93%) SMTP
6 6 (5.08%) Unified Communications
7 4 (3.39%) LAN
7 4 (3.39%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (3.39%) WAN
8 3 (2.54%) SAN
8 3 (2.54%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.54%) VPN
8 3 (2.54%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.69%) 4G
9 2 (1.69%) FTP
9 2 (1.69%) HTTP
9 2 (1.69%) Internet
9 2 (1.69%) MPLS
9 2 (1.69%) VLAN
9 2 (1.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.93%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Babel
1 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.85%) JIRA
1 1 (0.85%) JUnit
1 1 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 10 (8.47%) Law
2 9 (7.63%) Finance
3 8 (6.78%) Back Office
4 3 (2.54%) Legal
5 2 (1.69%) Publishing
6 1 (0.85%) Advertising
6 1 (0.85%) Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Electronics
6 1 (0.85%) Marketing
6 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (47.46%) Analyst
2 32 (27.12%) Security Analyst
3 23 (19.49%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 22 (18.64%) IT Analyst
5 16 (13.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (11.86%) IT Security Analyst
6 14 (11.86%) Support Engineer
7 13 (11.02%) Exchange Engineer
7 13 (11.02%) Support Analyst
8 10 (8.47%) Desktop Support
8 10 (8.47%) Messaging Engineer
9 9 (7.63%) IT Support
10 7 (5.93%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (5.93%) Infrastructure Support
10 7 (5.93%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 7 (5.93%) IT Support Analyst
11 6 (5.08%) Service Analyst
11 6 (5.08%) Service Desk Analyst
11 6 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (4.24%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.69%) LDAP
1 2 (1.69%) Velocity
2 1 (0.85%) Apache Axis
2 1 (0.85%) Backbone.js
2 1 (0.85%) Browserify
2 1 (0.85%) CSS
2 1 (0.85%) Hibernate
2 1 (0.85%) HTML
2 1 (0.85%) HTML5
2 1 (0.85%) J2SE
2 1 (0.85%) Java RMI
2 1 (0.85%) Node.js
2 1 (0.85%) React
2 1 (0.85%) Redux
2 1 (0.85%) Swing
2 1 (0.85%) Web Services
2 1 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (27.12%) Management Information System
2 30 (25.42%) Self-Motivation
3 20 (16.95%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.39%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.54%) e-Learning
5 3 (2.54%) Handset
5 3 (2.54%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.69%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.69%) PKI
6 2 (1.69%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.85%) Clustering
7 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.85%) RIA
7 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 62 (52.54%) Windows
2 40 (33.90%) Windows Server
3 25 (21.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (17.80%) Windows 10
5 19 (16.10%) Windows 7
5 19 (16.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (9.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (7.63%) Linux
8 8 (6.78%) Apple iOS
9 6 (5.08%) Android
10 4 (3.39%) Mac OS X
10 4 (3.39%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.54%) Unix
11 3 (2.54%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.85%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (27.12%) Information Security
2 29 (24.58%) Cybersecurity
3 23 (19.49%) Kalman Filter
4 21 (17.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 21 (17.80%) Patch Management
5 16 (13.56%) Identity Access Management
5 16 (13.56%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (13.56%) SIEM
6 13 (11.02%) Data Loss Prevention
7 11 (9.32%) ITIL
7 11 (9.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (8.47%) Migration
9 8 (6.78%) Asset Management
10 7 (5.93%) Mobile Device Management
11 5 (4.24%) Data Protection
12 4 (3.39%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (3.39%) Data Management
12 4 (3.39%) Enterprise Architecture
12 4 (3.39%) Fund Management
12 4 (3.39%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 26 (22.03%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.39%) SQL
3 2 (1.69%) C
4 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.85%) Java
4 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (30.51%) Degree
2 29 (24.58%) CISSP
3 28 (23.73%) CISA
4 17 (14.41%) CompTIA Security+
4 17 (14.41%) GIAC
5 16 (13.56%) CEH
5 16 (13.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (10.17%) CISM
6 12 (10.17%) GCFA
6 12 (10.17%) GCIH
7 10 (8.47%) PhD
8 8 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (4.24%) CHECK Team Member
9 5 (4.24%) MCSE
10 4 (3.39%) MCP
11 3 (2.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.85%) CCNA
12 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.85%) MCSA
12 1 (0.85%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.69%) GDPR
1 2 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 70 (59.32%) Active Directory
2 14 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.63%) Hyper-V
4 8 (6.78%) XenApp
5 6 (5.08%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (5.08%) vSphere
5 6 (5.08%) XenDesktop
6 4 (3.39%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (3.39%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.54%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (13.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 16 (13.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 14 (11.86%) SCCM
3 13 (11.02%) CASB
4 9 (7.63%) Backup Exec
5 8 (6.78%) Single Sign-On
6 7 (5.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 6 (5.08%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (3.39%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (3.39%) SCOM
8 4 (3.39%) ZABBIX
9 3 (2.54%) AirWatch
9 3 (2.54%) NetBackup
9 3 (2.54%) PingFederate
10 2 (1.69%) FortiGate
10 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (1.69%) Perfmon
10 2 (1.69%) SCOrch
10 2 (1.69%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 47 (39.83%) Microsoft
2 31 (26.27%) VMware
3 20 (16.95%) Sophos
4 19 (16.10%) Citrix
5 17 (14.41%) Proofpoint
6 14 (11.86%) Darktrace
7 13 (11.02%) Cisco
8 12 (10.17%) Symantec
8 12 (10.17%) Thycotic
9 9 (7.63%) SolarWinds
10 7 (5.93%) HP
10 7 (5.93%) Ivanti
11 6 (5.08%) McAfee
12 5 (4.24%) Bloomberg
12 5 (4.24%) Clearswift
12 5 (4.24%) Fidessa
12 5 (4.24%) Polycom
12 5 (4.24%) Veeam
13 4 (3.39%) MobileIron
13 4 (3.39%) NetApp