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 1 October 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 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fidessa LatentZero Sentinel
Rank 633 653 630
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -23
Contract jobs citing Sentinel 3 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.019% 0.015%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.068% 0.24% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 6
Median daily rate £525 £340 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.41% -36.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £281 £488
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £485 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £340 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
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
4427 4658 5419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.41% 8.07% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2698 2607 3058
Median daily rate £450 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.11% -0.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 75 76
Median hourly rate £23.75 £21.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% -31.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £11.60 £13.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £50.80 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+105.71% -48.52%

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 1 October 2016.

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 6 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 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +12 3 £525 +54.41% 1
London +1 1 £625 +64.47%
Birmingham - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
South West - 1 £425 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £425 -

Sentinel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 4 (66.67%) CISSP
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
1 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Information Assurance
1 4 (66.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (50.00%) IISP
2 3 (50.00%) CLAS
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) CESG
2 3 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (33.33%) RMADS
3 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
4 1 (16.67%) Puppet
4 1 (16.67%) SIEM
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) CRISC
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) Big Data
4 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
4 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (16.67%) GPG13
4 1 (16.67%) Kibana
4 1 (16.67%) Hadoop

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (16.67%) LatentZero
1 1 (16.67%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) CLAS Security Advisor
1 3 (50.00%) Security Advisor
2 1 (16.67%) Information Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) CESG
1 3 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Information Assurance
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Line Management
3 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) ISMS
4 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
4 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
4 1 (16.67%) SIEM
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CISSP
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) CLAS
2 3 (50.00%) IISP
3 1 (16.67%) CEH
3 1 (16.67%) CISM
3 1 (16.67%) CISMP
3 1 (16.67%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (33.33%) RMADS
3 1 (16.67%) GPG13
3 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Kibana
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Intel
1 1 (16.67%) Intel Security
1 1 (16.67%) NetIQ
1 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
1 1 (16.67%) Sourcefire