The table below looks at the statistics for Sentinel skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sentinel over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fidessa LatentZero Sentinel
UK
Rank 588 624 610
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -14
Contract jobs citing Sentinel 6 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.010% 0.012%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.15% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Median daily rate £550 £225 £576
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+144.44% -60.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4001 4164 4820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.82% 8.01% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2492 2474 2744
Median daily rate £450 £435 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £423 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.50% -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 55 36
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £74.00 £69.07 £60.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £32.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +81.94%

Sentinel
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Sentinel Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Sentinel
Daily Rate Trend

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

Sentinel Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Sentinel
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sentinel within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Sentinel Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Sentinel
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Sentinel Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Sentinel
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sentinel within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +45 6 £550 +144.44%
London +24 6 £550 +144.44%
City of London -6 1 £700 +211.11%

Sentinel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sentinel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Sentinel.

1 11 (64.71%) Asset Management
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) thinkFolio
2 7 (41.18%) Investment Management
3 6 (35.29%) Charles River
4 5 (29.41%) Fixed Income
5 4 (23.53%) Fidessa
5 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
5 4 (23.53%) Front Office
5 4 (23.53%) Finance
5 4 (23.53%) Migration
5 4 (23.53%) Equities
5 4 (23.53%) LatentZero
5 4 (23.53%) Minerva
6 3 (17.65%) Banking
6 3 (17.65%) Perl
6 3 (17.65%) VMware
6 3 (17.65%) Information Security
6 3 (17.65%) HP
6 3 (17.65%) EMC
6 3 (17.65%) Kerberos
6 3 (17.65%) NFS
6 3 (17.65%) DNS
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco
6 3 (17.65%) IBM
6 3 (17.65%) Sun
6 3 (17.65%) Unix
6 3 (17.65%) Solaris
6 3 (17.65%) Linux
6 3 (17.65%) Python

Sentinel
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 7 (41.18%) thinkFolio
2 4 (23.53%) LatentZero
2 4 (23.53%) Minerva
3 3 (17.65%) LongView
4 2 (11.76%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (11.76%) Global One
4 2 (11.76%) SimCorp Dimension
4 2 (11.76%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
1 3 (17.65%) Kerberos
1 3 (17.65%) LDAP
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
1 4 (23.53%) Front Office
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Asset Management Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Business Support Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Fidessa Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Fidessa Support
2 3 (17.65%) Fidessa Support Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Virtualisation Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) VMWare Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Information Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Scripter
3 2 (11.76%) Monitoring Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Fixed Income
2 4 (23.53%) Equities
2 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) Credit Derivative
3 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.76%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (11.76%) Derivative
3 2 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (11.76%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
1 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (17.65%) Solaris
1 3 (17.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Asset Management
2 7 (41.18%) Investment Management
3 4 (23.53%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Fund Management
4 3 (17.65%) Information Security
4 3 (17.65%) Kernel Tuning
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Collateral Management
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
5 2 (11.76%) Information Assurance
5 2 (11.76%) Information Security Management
5 2 (11.76%) ISMS
5 2 (11.76%) IT Governance
5 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.76%) Security Management
5 2 (11.76%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
2 3 (17.65%) Korn
2 3 (17.65%) Perl
2 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 3 (17.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CEH
1 2 (11.76%) CISM
1 2 (11.76%) CISMP
1 2 (11.76%) CISSP
1 2 (11.76%) CRISC
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) GPG13
1 2 (11.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
1 2 (11.76%) RMADS
2 1 (5.88%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) NFS
1 3 (17.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 3 (17.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Charles River
2 4 (23.53%) Fidessa
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco
3 3 (17.65%) CyberArk
3 3 (17.65%) EMC
3 3 (17.65%) HP
3 3 (17.65%) IBM
3 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
3 3 (17.65%) Remedy
3 3 (17.65%) Splunk
3 3 (17.65%) Sun
3 3 (17.65%) Veritas
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) ServiceNow
4 2 (11.76%) SimCorp
5 1 (5.88%) Bloomberg