The first table below looks at the demand for Sentinel skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sentinel over the 3 months to 24 July 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 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fidessa LatentZero Sentinel
Rank 391 397 402
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing Sentinel 10 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.042% 0.041% 0.034%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.47% 0.48% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 4
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£550 £471 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.71% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £413 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £530 £518
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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
2117 2088 2380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.98% 8.61% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1220 1268 1338
Average daily rate £460 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 20 16
Average hourly rate £32.03 £19.00 £42.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.57% -55.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.89 £12.50 £22.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.86 £62.45 £62.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £31.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.07%
Sentinel
England

Sentinel
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Sentinel Jobs Demand Trend in London

Sentinel
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Sentinel Daily Rate Trend in London

Sentinel
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sentinel across the London region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Sentinel Daily Rate Histogram in London

Sentinel
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Sentinel Hourly Rate Trend in London

Sentinel
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sentinel within the London region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London +24 4 £525 +13.51% 1
Sentinel
England

Sentinel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 12 (66.67%) LatentZero
2 11 (61.11%) Investment Management
3 10 (55.56%) Minerva
4 6 (33.33%) SQL
4 6 (33.33%) Asset Management
4 6 (33.33%) Tesseract
5 4 (22.22%) Banking
5 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (22.22%) Finance
5 4 (22.22%) Charles River
6 3 (16.67%) Fidessa
6 3 (16.67%) Reuters
6 3 (16.67%) Bloomberg
6 3 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (16.67%) thinkFolio
6 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Derivative
7 2 (11.11%) QA
7 2 (11.11%) Data Governance
7 2 (11.11%) Information Security
7 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
7 2 (11.11%) Front Office
7 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 2 (11.11%) Reference Data
8 1 (5.56%) EMIR
8 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (5.56%) Informatica
8 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
8 1 (5.56%) Markit EDM

Sentinel
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 12 (66.67%) LatentZero
2 10 (55.56%) Minerva
3 6 (33.33%) Tesseract
4 1 (5.56%) Markit EDM
4 1 (5.56%) Capstone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (22.22%) Banking
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Analyst
2 11 (61.11%) Business Analyst
3 7 (38.89%) Test Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Compliance Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Tester
6 1 (5.56%) IT Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Derivative
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.11%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Investment Management
2 6 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Data Governance
5 2 (11.11%) Information Security
5 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.56%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) EMIR
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Charles River
2 3 (16.67%) Fidessa
2 3 (16.67%) Reuters
2 3 (16.67%) Bloomberg
2 3 (16.67%) thinkFolio
3 1 (5.56%) Informatica
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago