The table below looks at the statistics for Sentinel skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sentinel over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fidessa LatentZero Sentinel
Rank 579 569 493
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -76
Contract jobs citing Sentinel 4 6 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.012% 0.054%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.098% 0.14% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 12
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£638 £375 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.06% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £375 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £375 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £425
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 England region.

Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4093 4143 3735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.10% 8.40% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2448 2372 1996
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 46 69
Average hourly rate £30.00 £21.25 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% -43.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.58 £14.20 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.55 £55.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-46.96% -12.69%

Sentinel
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Sentinel Jobs Demand Trend in England

Sentinel
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Sentinel Daily Rate Trend in England

Sentinel
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sentinel across the England region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Sentinel Daily Rate Histogram in England

Sentinel
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Sentinel Hourly Rate Trend in England

Sentinel
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sentinel within the England region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 4 £638 +70.06% 1
Yorkshire - - - -
East of England - - - -
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Sentinel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 8 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 8 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 8 (66.67%) Derivative
2 6 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Legal
2 6 (50.00%) Validation
3 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (33.33%) Front Office
4 4 (33.33%) thinkFolio
4 4 (33.33%) Investment Management
5 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) LatentZero
5 3 (25.00%) Tesseract
5 3 (25.00%) Minerva
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Banking
6 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
6 2 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (16.67%) Information Security
6 2 (16.67%) MS Office
6 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) Bloomberg
7 1 (8.33%) MS Project
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (8.33%) CISSP
7 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (8.33%) Control-M
7 1 (8.33%) CISM

Sentinel
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) thinkFolio
2 3 (25.00%) LatentZero
2 3 (25.00%) Tesseract
2 3 (25.00%) Minerva
3 1 (8.33%) Markit EDM
General
1 6 (50.00%) Legal
2 4 (33.33%) Front Office
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Analyst
2 8 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Information Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Derivative
2 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 8 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 6 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Validation
3 4 (33.33%) Investment Management
4 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (16.67%) Information Security
6 1 (8.33%) Change Management
6 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
6 1 (8.33%) Critical Success Factor
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CISSP
1 1 (8.33%) CISM
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Bloomberg
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft