The table below looks at the statistics for Sentinel skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sentinel over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fidessa LatentZero Sentinel
Rank - 136 145
Contract jobs citing Sentinel 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.13% 0.031%
As % of the Business Applications category - 1.85% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £480 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £480 £395
% change year-on-year
-2.08% +21.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 South West region.

Business Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
193 216 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.59% 6.90% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 154 108
Median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Median hourly rate £38.75 £17.50 £14.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.42% +17.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £17.50 £12.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £17.50 £16.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £29.42 £37.49
% change year-on-year
-6.51% -21.53%

Sentinel
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Sentinel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Business Applications category.

Sentinel Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Sentinel
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Sentinel Daily Rate Trend in the South West