The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fidessa LatentZero Sentinel
Rank 581 557 570
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +13
Contract jobs citing Sentinel 9 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.031% 0.019%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.18% 0.35% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 4
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£550 £471 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.71% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £350 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £593 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate - £475 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
5107 4550 5324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.35% 8.90% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2641 2342 2593
Average daily rate £438 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 75 55
Average hourly rate £32.03 £19.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.57% -43.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £12.30 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.75 £44.94 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -30.43%

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 1 August 2014.

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 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 August 2014. 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
London +5 9 £550 +16.71% 2
England -7 9 £550 +18.91% 2
City of London +27 3 £500 +8.10%
West Midlands - - - -
Birmingham - - - -

Sentinel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 12 (63.16%) LatentZero
2 11 (57.89%) Investment Management
3 10 (52.63%) Minerva
4 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) Tesseract
4 6 (31.58%) Asset Management
5 3 (15.79%) thinkFolio
5 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (15.79%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (15.79%) Banking
5 3 (15.79%) Finance
5 3 (15.79%) Charles River
5 3 (15.79%) Fidessa
5 3 (15.79%) Reuters
5 3 (15.79%) Bloomberg
6 2 (10.53%) Front Office
6 2 (10.53%) Information Security
6 2 (10.53%) Data Governance
6 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Derivative
6 2 (10.53%) Reference Data
7 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
7 1 (5.26%) Information Assurance
7 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (5.26%) QA
7 1 (5.26%) Fund Management
7 1 (5.26%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Markit EDM
7 1 (5.26%) EMIR

Sentinel
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 12 (63.16%) LatentZero
2 10 (52.63%) Minerva
3 6 (31.58%) Tesseract
4 1 (5.26%) Markit EDM
4 1 (5.26%) Capstone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (15.79%) Banking
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Front Office
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Analyst
2 10 (52.63%) Business Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Compliance Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) CLAS Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Identity Management Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.26%) CLAS Security Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Security Advisor
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Management Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Derivative
1 2 (10.53%) Reference Data
2 1 (5.26%) CESG
2 1 (5.26%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Investment Management
2 6 (31.58%) Asset Management
3 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (15.79%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security
4 2 (10.53%) Data Governance
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Information Assurance
5 1 (5.26%) Fund Management
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) QA
1 1 (5.26%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Novell Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) thinkFolio
1 3 (15.79%) Charles River
1 3 (15.79%) Fidessa
1 3 (15.79%) Reuters
1 3 (15.79%) Bloomberg
2 1 (5.26%) NetIQ
2 1 (5.26%) Informatica
2 1 (5.26%) Novell
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