The first table below looks at the demand for Sentinel skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sentinel over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the City of London region.

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.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fidessa LatentZero Sentinel
Rank 189 216 220
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +4
Contract jobs citing Sentinel 3 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.052% 0.056% 0.077%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.60% 0.66% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
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£500 £463 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £453 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £463 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate - £475 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
504 610 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.75% 8.61% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 431 487
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 6
Average hourly rate £32.03 £15.00 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.53% -68.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.87 £12.40 £41.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £32.58 £62.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -30.43%
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Sentinel
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sentinel across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Sentinel Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Sentinel
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sentinel across the City of London region.

Sentinel Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Sentinel
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sentinel across the City of London region.

Sentinel Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Sentinel
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Sentinel also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sentinel.

1 6 (66.67%) Minerva
1 6 (66.67%) LatentZero
2 4 (44.44%) Tesseract
2 4 (44.44%) Investment Management
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
3 3 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 3 (33.33%) Charles River
3 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Derivative
4 1 (11.11%) QA
4 1 (11.11%) thinkFolio
4 1 (11.11%) Capstone
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (11.11%) Front Office
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Fidessa
4 1 (11.11%) Reuters
4 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg

Sentinel
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Sentinel also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sentinel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Minerva
1 6 (66.67%) LatentZero
2 4 (44.44%) Tesseract
3 1 (11.11%) Capstone
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Compliance Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Derivative
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Investment Management
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 3 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Charles River
2 1 (11.11%) thinkFolio
2 1 (11.11%) Fidessa
2 1 (11.11%) Reuters
2 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg