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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mimecast
UK
Rank 583 625 607
Rank change year-on-year +42 -18  
Contract jobs citing Mimecast 26 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.058% 0.030% 0.030%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.46% 0.38% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 8
Median daily rate £425 £238 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +78.94% -47.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £149 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 £325 £425
% change year-on-year -21.53% -23.52%  
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 5635 4199 2671
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.60% 7.89% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3936 2908 1713
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 76 96
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.55% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.94 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £47.47 £38.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

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 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mimecast in the UK

Mimecast
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 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 +48 25 £425 +78.94% 7
London +38 16 £425 +183.33% 3
East of England - 8 £255 -
Ipswich - 4 £255 -
Suffolk - 4 £255 -
Cambridge - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Essex - 2 £325 -
City of London - 1 £425 - 1
Colchester - 1 £325 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -

Mimecast
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 30 (63.83%) Microsoft
2 23 (48.94%) Active Directory
3 21 (44.68%) Windows
4 18 (38.30%) MS Exchange
5 16 (34.04%) ITIL
6 14 (29.79%) Firewall
6 14 (29.79%) Skype for Business
7 13 (27.66%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (27.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 12 (25.53%) MS Office
8 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (25.53%) Windows Server
9 11 (23.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 10 (21.28%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (21.28%) Cisco
10 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (21.28%) VMware
10 10 (21.28%) Information Security
10 10 (21.28%) Office 365
11 9 (19.15%) Data Privacy
11 9 (19.15%) CISSP
11 9 (19.15%) CISM
11 9 (19.15%) Blackberry
12 8 (17.02%) DNS
12 8 (17.02%) PCI DSS
12 8 (17.02%) Office Communications Server
12 8 (17.02%) Degree
12 8 (17.02%) Qualys
12 8 (17.02%) SANS
12 8 (17.02%) GDPR

Mimecast
Top Related 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 18 (38.30%) MS Exchange
2 14 (29.79%) Skype for Business
3 11 (23.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (17.02%) Office Communications Server
5 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
9 3 (6.38%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (25.53%) MS Office
2 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (21.28%) Office 365
3 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (10.64%) G Suite
5 4 (8.51%) SaaS
6 3 (6.38%) IaaS
7 2 (4.26%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.79%) Firewall
2 8 (17.02%) DNS
3 7 (14.89%) Cisco IPT
3 7 (14.89%) SAN
3 7 (14.89%) VoIP
4 5 (10.64%) LDAP
5 3 (6.38%) DHCP
5 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.38%) VLAN
6 2 (4.26%) WAN
7 1 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.13%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.13%) IPsec
7 1 (2.13%) IPv6
7 1 (2.13%) ISDN
7 1 (2.13%) LAN
7 1 (2.13%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.13%) Network Security
7 1 (2.13%) Skype
7 1 (2.13%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 6 (12.77%) Legal
2 5 (10.64%) Law
3 2 (4.26%) Publishing
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.13%) Billing
4 1 (2.13%) Finance
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Analyst
2 10 (21.28%) Security Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Administrator
5 5 (10.64%) Azure Consultant
5 5 (10.64%) Consultant
5 5 (10.64%) Exchange Administrator
5 5 (10.64%) Office 365 Consultant
6 4 (8.51%) IT Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) IT Security Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.38%) Applications Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (6.38%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (6.38%) IT Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.38%) Clustering
3 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.13%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.13%) PKI
4 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.13%) Replication
4 1 (2.13%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 21 (44.68%) Windows
2 12 (25.53%) Windows Server
2 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (12.77%) Windows 7
5 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (8.51%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.26%) Android
8 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) ITIL
2 10 (21.28%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (21.28%) Information Security
3 9 (19.15%) Data Privacy
4 8 (17.02%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (17.02%) Email Management
5 7 (14.89%) Coaching
5 7 (14.89%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (14.89%) Line Management
5 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2
6 5 (10.64%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.51%) Business Continuity
7 4 (8.51%) Project Management
8 3 (6.38%) Data Protection
9 2 (4.26%) Migration
9 2 (4.26%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.26%) Service Management
9 2 (4.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) CISM
1 9 (19.15%) CISSP
2 8 (17.02%) Degree
2 8 (17.02%) SANS
3 7 (14.89%) SSCP
4 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (8.51%) MCITP
5 4 (8.51%) MCSE
6 1 (2.13%) CISA
6 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (27.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (17.02%) GDPR
2 8 (17.02%) PCI DSS
3 7 (14.89%) COBIT
4 3 (6.38%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (48.94%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.64%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.38%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (6.38%) XenApp
4 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.26%) vSphere
5 1 (2.13%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) MIMEsweeper
1 7 (14.89%) SCCM
1 7 (14.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (8.51%) AirWatch
3 2 (4.26%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (4.26%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.26%) SCOM
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (2.13%) DameWare
4 1 (2.13%) Nessus
4 1 (2.13%) Nmap
Vendors
1 30 (63.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.28%) Cisco
2 10 (21.28%) VMware
3 8 (17.02%) Qualys
4 7 (14.89%) Clearswift
4 7 (14.89%) HP
4 7 (14.89%) Splunk
4 7 (14.89%) Symantec
4 7 (14.89%) Tufin
5 6 (12.77%) Citrix
6 5 (10.64%) Google
6 5 (10.64%) Sophos
7 3 (6.38%) Intel Security
7 3 (6.38%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.26%) NetApp
9 1 (2.13%) Axway
9 1 (2.13%) Forcepoint
9 1 (2.13%) Remedy
9 1 (2.13%) Tumbleweed