The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fidessa LatentZero Sentinel
Rank 185 199 190
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs citing Sentinel 5 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.099% 0.15% 0.070%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.20% 2.06% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Business Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
416 436 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.22% 7.29% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 288 311
Average daily rate £455 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.21% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £338 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Average hourly rate £45.50 £27.56 £39.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.09% -29.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-53.70% +5.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) Asset Management
2 6 (75.00%) Risk Management
2 6 (75.00%) Derivative
3 5 (62.50%) Regression Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Legal
3 5 (62.50%) Validation
3 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) thinkFolio
4 2 (25.00%) Information Security
4 2 (25.00%) Front Office
5 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (12.50%) CISM
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) MS Project
5 1 (12.50%) MS Office
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Fidessa
5 1 (12.50%) CISSP
5 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (12.50%) Charles River
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Tesseract
5 1 (12.50%) Minerva
5 1 (12.50%) Fixed Income
5 1 (12.50%) Global One
5 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Tesseract
1 1 (12.50%) Minerva
1 1 (12.50%) Global One
General
1 5 (62.50%) Legal
2 2 (25.00%) Front Office
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Derivative
2 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (12.50%) Fixed Income
3 1 (12.50%) Credit Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Asset Management
2 6 (75.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (62.50%) Regression Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Validation
4 2 (25.00%) Information Security
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Fund Management
5 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CISM
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) thinkFolio
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Fidessa
2 1 (12.50%) Charles River