The table below looks at the statistics for Sentinel skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average 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 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fidessa LatentZero Sentinel
Rank 662 635 611
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -24
Contract jobs citing Sentinel 2 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.021% 0.020%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.046% 0.26% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 9
Average daily rate £470 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.47% -4.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £480 £395
% change year-on-year
-2.08% +21.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
4302 4640 4985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.70% 8.18% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2652 2581 2814
Average daily rate £438 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 29 47
Average hourly rate £24.50 £30.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.90 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.65 £60.55 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £29.42 £37.49
% change year-on-year
-6.51% -21.53%

Sentinel
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sentinel within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sentinel within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 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
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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
England -14 2 £470 -10.47% 1
City of London +40 1 - - 1
London -27 1 - - 1
North West - 1 £470 -
Manchester - 1 £470 -

Sentinel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 7 (87.50%) Fidessa
2 6 (75.00%) Front Office
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) Fixed Income
4 4 (50.00%) Legal
4 4 (50.00%) LatentZero
5 3 (37.50%) Minerva
6 2 (25.00%) Tesseract
6 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (25.00%) Investment Management
6 2 (25.00%) Equities
6 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (12.50%) Kibana
7 1 (12.50%) Security Operations
7 1 (12.50%) IBM
7 1 (12.50%) Java
7 1 (12.50%) SQL
7 1 (12.50%) HP
7 1 (12.50%) Intel
7 1 (12.50%) NetIQ
7 1 (12.50%) Intel Security
7 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
7 1 (12.50%) Puppet
7 1 (12.50%) SIEM
7 1 (12.50%) Big Data
7 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
7 1 (12.50%) Sourcefire

Sentinel
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) LatentZero
2 3 (37.50%) Minerva
3 2 (25.00%) Tesseract
4 1 (12.50%) SimCorp Dimension
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
1 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
General
1 6 (75.00%) Front Office
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Fidessa Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Graduate
3 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Fidessa Support
4 1 (12.50%) Fidessa Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Fidessa Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Fixed Income
2 2 (25.00%) Equities
3 1 (12.50%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Investment Management
1 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) Security Operations
2 1 (12.50%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Kibana
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Fidessa
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Intel
2 1 (12.50%) Intel Security
2 1 (12.50%) NetIQ
2 1 (12.50%) SimCorp
2 1 (12.50%) Sourcefire
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