The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fidessa LatentZero Sentinel
Rank 400 411 405
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing Sentinel 9 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.037% 0.052% 0.042%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.40% 0.60% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 7
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£550 £475 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £480 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £475
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 London region.

Business Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
2256 2169 2477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.29% 8.61% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1325 1370 1426
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 16
Average hourly rate £30.82 £16.25 £41.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.66% -60.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.14 £14.20 £22.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.95 £65.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.03 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+74.73% -14.15%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +30 3 £500 +8.10%
Sentinel
England

Sentinel
Top 28 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (75.00%) LatentZero
2 11 (68.75%) Investment Management
3 10 (62.50%) Minerva
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) Tesseract
4 6 (37.50%) Asset Management
5 3 (18.75%) Fidessa
5 3 (18.75%) Reuters
5 3 (18.75%) Bloomberg
5 3 (18.75%) thinkFolio
5 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (12.50%) Data Governance
6 2 (12.50%) Reference Data
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (12.50%) Derivative
6 2 (12.50%) Charles River
6 2 (12.50%) Front Office
6 2 (12.50%) Finance
6 2 (12.50%) Banking
7 1 (6.25%) Capstone
7 1 (6.25%) Informatica
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
7 1 (6.25%) Fund Management
7 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) EMIR
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (6.25%) Markit EDM

Sentinel
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (75.00%) LatentZero
2 10 (62.50%) Minerva
3 6 (37.50%) Tesseract
4 1 (6.25%) Capstone
4 1 (6.25%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (12.50%) Front Office
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Analyst
2 9 (56.25%) Business Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Compliance Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Reference Data
1 2 (12.50%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Investment Management
2 6 (37.50%) Asset Management
3 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (12.50%) Data Governance
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.25%) Fund Management
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) EMIR
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Fidessa
1 3 (18.75%) Reuters
1 3 (18.75%) Bloomberg
1 3 (18.75%) thinkFolio
2 2 (12.50%) Charles River
3 1 (6.25%) Informatica