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 3 months to 28 April 2017 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 583 613 626
Rank change year-on-year +30 +13  
Contract jobs citing Mimecast 20 32 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.057% 0.027%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.33% 0.65% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 7
Median daily rate £385 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.66% -21.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £147 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £425 £438
% change year-on-year -48.23% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Mimecast is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 6114 4888 2970
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.97% 8.75% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4241 3366 1872
Median daily rate £475 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £433 £400
% change year-on-year +1.15% +8.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 85 110
Median hourly rate £21.16 £24.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.85% -7.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £14.20 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £47.36 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.62% -14.00%  

Mimecast
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Mimecast as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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 8 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 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +28 17 £425 +13.33% 5
London +23 13 £425 +30.76% 2
East of England -4 3 £255 -40.00% 3
Ipswich - 3 £255 -
Suffolk - 3 £255 -
North West - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £425 - 1
Lancashire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mimecast also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Mimecast.

1 35 (68.63%) Microsoft
2 27 (52.94%) Active Directory
3 26 (50.98%) Windows
4 21 (41.18%) MS Exchange
5 17 (33.33%) Skype for Business
6 16 (31.37%) ITIL
7 15 (29.41%) Windows Server
8 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (27.45%) Firewall
8 14 (27.45%) VMware
9 13 (25.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 13 (25.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
11 11 (21.57%) Blackberry
11 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Office
11 11 (21.57%) DNS
11 11 (21.57%) HP
11 11 (21.57%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (21.57%) Information Security
12 10 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2007
12 10 (19.61%) Cisco
12 10 (19.61%) Office Communications Server
12 10 (19.61%) Office 365
13 9 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (17.65%) Data Privacy
13 9 (17.65%) CISSP
13 9 (17.65%) SAN
13 9 (17.65%) SCCM
13 9 (17.65%) CISM

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 21 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 17 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 13 (25.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (19.61%) Office Communications Server
5 9 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (9.80%) SharePoint
8 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.96%) IIS
10 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (19.61%) Office 365
3 7 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (9.80%) G Suite
5 3 (5.88%) IaaS
5 3 (5.88%) SaaS
6 2 (3.92%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (27.45%) Firewall
2 11 (21.57%) DNS
3 9 (17.65%) SAN
4 7 (13.73%) Cisco IPT
5 6 (11.76%) DHCP
5 6 (11.76%) LDAP
6 5 (9.80%) VoIP
7 4 (7.84%) VLAN
8 3 (5.88%) NetScaler
8 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
8 3 (5.88%) WAN
9 2 (3.92%) LAN
10 1 (1.96%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.96%) IPsec
10 1 (1.96%) IPv6
10 1 (1.96%) Network Security
10 1 (1.96%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MSI
General
1 6 (11.76%) Law
2 5 (9.80%) Legal
3 3 (5.88%) Publishing
4 2 (3.92%) Billing
4 2 (3.92%) Finance
4 2 (3.92%) Retail
5 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (41.18%) Analyst
2 10 (19.61%) Security Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Administrator
4 6 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Azure Consultant
5 5 (9.80%) Consultant
5 5 (9.80%) Exchange Administrator
5 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Support
5 5 (9.80%) Office 365 Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) IT Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) IT Security Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.88%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) Java SE
1 1 (1.96%) Middleware
1 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Blackberry
2 5 (9.80%) Clustering
2 5 (9.80%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.96%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.96%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) PKI
4 1 (1.96%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.96%) Replication
4 1 (1.96%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 26 (50.98%) Windows
2 15 (29.41%) Windows Server
3 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (15.69%) Windows 7
5 7 (13.73%) Windows 10
5 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.96%) Android
6 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.96%) Linux
6 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) ITIL
2 11 (21.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (21.57%) Information Security
3 9 (17.65%) Data Privacy
4 8 (15.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (15.69%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (15.69%) Line Management
5 7 (13.73%) Coaching
5 7 (13.73%) Email Management
5 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2
6 5 (9.80%) Business Continuity
6 5 (9.80%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.84%) Project Management
8 3 (5.88%) Data Protection
8 3 (5.88%) Load Balancing
8 3 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (3.92%) ITIL V3
9 2 (3.92%) Network Management
9 2 (3.92%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) CISM
1 9 (17.65%) CISSP
2 8 (15.69%) Degree
2 8 (15.69%) SANS
3 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (13.73%) SSCP
4 5 (9.80%) MCITP
5 4 (7.84%) MCSE
6 1 (1.96%) CISA
6 1 (1.96%) MCP
6 1 (1.96%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (25.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (15.69%) GDPR
2 8 (15.69%) PCI DSS
3 7 (13.73%) COBIT
4 5 (9.80%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (7.84%) XenApp
5 3 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.88%) vSphere
6 1 (1.96%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.96%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.96%) KVM
6 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) SCCM
2 7 (13.73%) MIMEsweeper
2 7 (13.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (7.84%) SCOM
4 3 (5.88%) AirWatch
4 3 (5.88%) NetBackup
5 2 (3.92%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (3.92%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.96%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (1.96%) Nessus
6 1 (1.96%) Nmap
Vendors
1 35 (68.63%) Microsoft
2 14 (27.45%) VMware
3 11 (21.57%) HP
4 10 (19.61%) Cisco
5 8 (15.69%) Qualys
6 7 (13.73%) Citrix
6 7 (13.73%) Clearswift
6 7 (13.73%) Splunk
6 7 (13.73%) Symantec
6 7 (13.73%) Tufin
7 6 (11.76%) Sophos
8 5 (9.80%) Google
9 4 (7.84%) NetApp
10 3 (5.88%) Axway
10 3 (5.88%) Intel Security
10 3 (5.88%) SolarWinds
10 3 (5.88%) Tumbleweed
11 2 (3.92%) 3PAR
11 2 (3.92%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.96%) arcserve