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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fidessa LatentZero Sentinel
Rank 188 196 202
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Contract jobs citing Sentinel 4 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.074% 0.084% 0.12%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.84% 1.18% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
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£675 £638 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £573 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £395 £550
% change year-on-year
+21.51% -28.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
474 422 601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.74% 7.06% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 312 431
Average daily rate £500 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Average hourly rate £21.30 £50.00 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.40% +53.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.49 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-39.98% -0.82%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sentinel across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Sentinel Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 May 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 6 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 6 (66.67%) Derivative
2 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
2 5 (55.56%) Legal
3 4 (44.44%) Validation
3 4 (44.44%) Regression Testing
3 4 (44.44%) thinkFolio
3 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Investment Management
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) LatentZero
4 3 (33.33%) Tesseract
4 3 (33.33%) Minerva
4 3 (33.33%) Front Office
5 2 (22.22%) Bloomberg
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (11.11%) Markit EDM
6 1 (11.11%) Critical Success Factor
6 1 (11.11%) Banking
6 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (11.11%) Data Management
6 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
6 1 (11.11%) MS Office
6 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (11.11%) Control-M
6 1 (11.11%) Change Management
6 1 (11.11%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) thinkFolio
2 3 (33.33%) LatentZero
2 3 (33.33%) Tesseract
2 3 (33.33%) Minerva
3 1 (11.11%) Markit EDM
General
1 5 (55.56%) Legal
2 3 (33.33%) Front Office
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
2 7 (77.78%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Information Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Derivative
2 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
3 4 (44.44%) Validation
3 4 (44.44%) Regression Testing
4 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Investment Management
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (11.11%) Critical Success Factor
6 1 (11.11%) Data Management
6 1 (11.11%) Change Management
6 1 (11.11%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Bloomberg