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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fidessa LatentZero Sentinel
Rank 380 390 364
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -26
Contract jobs citing Sentinel 6 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.029% 0.050% 0.041%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.31% 0.55% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Average daily rate
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- £440 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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England

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
1938 2006 1618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.37% 9.18% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1234 1172 941
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £618 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 9
Average hourly rate £42.75 £20.00 £23.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.75% -14.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £15.40 £18.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.50 £80.00 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-53.70% -3.69%

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
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 28 January 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
City of London +11 5 - -
Sentinel
England

Sentinel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 8 (80.00%) Risk Management
1 8 (80.00%) Asset Management
2 7 (70.00%) Derivative
3 6 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Legal
3 6 (60.00%) Validation
4 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Information Security
6 2 (20.00%) Banking
6 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
6 2 (20.00%) Front Office
6 2 (20.00%) CISM
6 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (20.00%) MS Office
6 2 (20.00%) CISSP
6 2 (20.00%) thinkFolio
6 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
7 1 (10.00%) Fund Management
7 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
7 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
7 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (10.00%) Charles River
7 1 (10.00%) XML
7 1 (10.00%) OO
7 1 (10.00%) SQL
7 1 (10.00%) MS Project
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (10.00%) Fidessa
7 1 (10.00%) Change Management

Sentinel
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Global One
1 1 (10.00%) Tesseract
1 1 (10.00%) Minerva
General
1 6 (60.00%) Legal
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Front Office
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Information Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Derivative
2 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (10.00%) Credit Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Risk Management
1 8 (80.00%) Asset Management
2 6 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Validation
3 3 (30.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) Fund Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CISM
1 2 (20.00%) CISSP
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) thinkFolio
2 1 (10.00%) Charles River
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Fidessa