The table below looks at the statistics for Sentinel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sentinel over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fidessa LatentZero Sentinel
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Sentinel 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - -
As % of the Business Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £480 £395
% change year-on-year
-2.08% +21.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Sentinel
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Business Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
62 88 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.14% 10.65% 16.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 56 52
Median daily rate £413 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £398
% change year-on-year
- +6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £26.83 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -28.44%