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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sentinel over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fidessa LatentZero Sentinel
Rank - 184 203
Contract jobs citing Sentinel 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.064% 0.068%
As % of the Business Applications category - 0.89% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £340 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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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
245 336 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.18% 7.14% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 229 423
Median daily rate £450 £458 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -3.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £213 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £591
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Median hourly rate £32.50 £23.25 £31.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.78% -26.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+105.71% -44.44%

Sentinel
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Sentinel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

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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