Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 525 777 825
Rank change year-on-year +252 +48 -2
Contract jobs citing Mimecast 23 68 83
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.075% 0.081%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.21% 0.26% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 47 46
Median daily rate £190 £450 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.78% +27.12% -4.00%
10th Percentile £153 £174 £200
90th Percentile £445 £615 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £325 £313
% change year-on-year -32.31% +4.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
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 10,715 25,942 22,483
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.42% 28.46% 21.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,024 17,750 15,418
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.13%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £306
90th Percentile £680 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +3.33% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 384 331
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.88 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.96% +15.16% -
10th Percentile £15.00 £13.25 £11.75
90th Percentile £51.75 £70.00 £73.75
Median hourly rate £23.00 £21.76 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.70% +24.34% -

Mimecast
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Mimecast as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Mimecast in the UK

Mimecast
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Mimecast.

Daily rate trend for Mimecast in the UK

Mimecast
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Mimecast over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Mimecast in the UK

Mimecast
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Mimecast.

Hourly rate trend for Mimecast in the UK

Mimecast
Top 7 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 8 August 2020. 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 +260 23 £190 -57.78% 11
London +191 19 £190 -63.64% 4
UK excluding London +217 4 £220 -32.31% 7
North of England +119 2 £275 -12.00% 2
North West +80 2 £275 -12.00% 1
South West +89 1 £220 -34.81% 1
East of England +78 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 21 (91.30%) Office 365
2 18 (78.26%) Active Directory
3 17 (73.91%) Windows
3 17 (73.91%) VMware
4 16 (69.57%) Windows 10
5 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
7 11 (47.83%) MS Exchange
7 11 (47.83%) Azure
8 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Intune
9 9 (39.13%) OneDrive
9 9 (39.13%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (39.13%) DNS
9 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2016
10 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
10 8 (34.78%) DHCP
10 8 (34.78%) MCSE
10 8 (34.78%) Citrix
10 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (34.78%) vMotion
10 8 (34.78%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
11 7 (30.43%) Hedge funds
11 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 7 (30.43%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (30.43%) Capacity Management
11 7 (30.43%) Availability Management

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 11 (47.83%) MS Exchange
2 9 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.70%) Apache
3 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
3 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 21 (91.30%) Office 365
2 11 (47.83%) Azure
3 9 (39.13%) Azure Active Directory
3 9 (39.13%) OneDrive
4 3 (13.04%) AWS
5 2 (8.70%) OpenShift
6 1 (4.35%) IaaS
6 1 (4.35%) PaaS
6 1 (4.35%) SaaS
6 1 (4.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) DNS
2 8 (34.78%) DHCP
3 4 (17.39%) Firewall
3 4 (17.39%) Network Security
4 3 (13.04%) LAN
5 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.70%) VLAN
5 2 (8.70%) VPN
5 2 (8.70%) WAN
6 1 (4.35%) DKIM
6 1 (4.35%) DMARC
6 1 (4.35%) MPLS
6 1 (4.35%) Skype
6 1 (4.35%) SMTP
6 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
6 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Hudson
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (34.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (8.70%) Office 365 Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Active Directory Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Identity Management Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Migration Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Security Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Hedge funds
2 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.35%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) Windows 10
3 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2016
5 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
5 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
5 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (21.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Availability Management
1 7 (30.43%) Capacity Management
1 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 7 (30.43%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (26.09%) Incident Management
3 5 (21.74%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (13.04%) Change Management
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) Antivirus Management
5 2 (8.70%) DevOps
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Security Operations
6 1 (4.35%) Analytics
6 1 (4.35%) Data Analytics
6 1 (4.35%) Data Loss Prevention
6 1 (4.35%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (4.35%) Information Security
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (4.35%) Network Design
6 1 (4.35%) Product Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) C
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) MCSE
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.35%) MCITP
2 1 (4.35%) NCDA
2 1 (4.35%) RHCE
2 1 (4.35%) RHCT
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (78.26%) Active Directory
2 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (34.78%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (8.70%) Docker
4 2 (8.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (34.78%) vMotion
3 2 (8.70%) Ansible
3 2 (8.70%) Backup Exec
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (4.35%) PingFederate
4 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) VMware
2 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
3 8 (34.78%) Citrix
4 4 (17.39%) Symantec
5 3 (13.04%) NetApp
6 2 (8.70%) IBM
6 2 (8.70%) MobileIron
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle
6 2 (8.70%) Palo Alto
7 1 (4.35%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco
7 1 (4.35%) Clearswift
7 1 (4.35%) Cylance
7 1 (4.35%) Dell
7 1 (4.35%) F5
7 1 (4.35%) McAfee
7 1 (4.35%) Mitel
7 1 (4.35%) Samsung
7 1 (4.35%) Twitter