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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fidessa LatentZero Sentinel
Rank 614 602 563
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -39
Contract jobs citing Sentinel 6 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.016% 0.031%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.13% 0.18% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 12
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£339 £550 £471
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.40% +16.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £488 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £625 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 - £475
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
4587 5087 4627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.07% 9.31% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2586 2607 2361
Average daily rate £450 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% +4.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 71 75
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.16 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.79% +55.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.05 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.22 £47.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.64% +40.00%

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
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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sentinel within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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
England -28 6 £339 -38.40% 6
London -8 3 £399 -27.50% 4
South East - 3 £339 - 1
Kent - 3 £339 -
City of London -11 1 - - 4
Tonbridge - 1 £338 -

Sentinel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 8 (44.44%) Front Office
1 8 (44.44%) LatentZero
1 8 (44.44%) thinkFolio
1 8 (44.44%) Investment Management
2 7 (38.89%) Derivative
2 7 (38.89%) Tesseract
2 7 (38.89%) Minerva
3 6 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 6 (33.33%) Fixed Income
4 4 (22.22%) Equities
4 4 (22.22%) Information Security
4 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 4 (22.22%) Charles River
4 4 (22.22%) MS Office
4 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 4 (22.22%) Fidessa
4 4 (22.22%) Banking
4 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (22.22%) Fund Management
4 4 (22.22%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) Information Assurance
4 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (16.67%) PKI
5 3 (16.67%) PaaS
5 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) Tripwire
5 3 (16.67%) CA Single Sign-On
5 3 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (11.11%) Legal

Sentinel
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (44.44%) LatentZero
1 8 (44.44%) thinkFolio
2 7 (38.89%) Tesseract
2 7 (38.89%) Minerva
3 1 (5.56%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) PaaS
General
1 8 (44.44%) Front Office
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
3 3 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 3 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Security Advisor
4 2 (11.11%) Security Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Information Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.56%) CLAS Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) CLAS Security Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Derivative
2 6 (33.33%) Fixed Income
3 4 (22.22%) Equities
3 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (16.67%) PKI
5 1 (5.56%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Investment Management
2 6 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 4 (22.22%) Fund Management
3 4 (22.22%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 4 (22.22%) Information Security
3 4 (22.22%) Information Assurance
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security
6 1 (5.56%) Critical Success Factor
6 1 (5.56%) Data Management
6 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CISSP
1 2 (11.11%) CISM
1 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (5.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Fidessa
1 4 (22.22%) Charles River
2 3 (16.67%) Tripwire
3 2 (11.11%) Bloomberg
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