The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Sentinel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sentinel over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fidessa LatentZero Sentinel
London / City of London
Rank 150 150 186
Rank change year-on-year 0 +36  
Contract jobs citing Sentinel 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.034% 0.031% 0.12%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.48% 0.44% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £700 - £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £230 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Sentinel is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 209 226 417
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 7.03% 6.91% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 166 298
Median daily rate £425 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £329 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £683
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £29.38 £26.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.00% +52.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +41.81% +52.77%  

Sentinel
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Sentinel as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Sentinel in the City of London

Sentinel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sentinel in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sentinel in the City of London

Sentinel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sentinel in the City of London

Sentinel
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Sentinel.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) Fidessa
1 4 (80.00%) Front Office
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Fixed Income
1 4 (80.00%) Equities
1 4 (80.00%) Minerva
1 4 (80.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Tesseract
2 2 (40.00%) Global One
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Collateral Management
2 2 (40.00%) SimCorp
2 2 (40.00%) SimCorp Dimension
2 2 (40.00%) Derivative
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Credit Derivative
2 2 (40.00%) Fund Management
2 2 (40.00%) Investment Management
2 2 (40.00%) OTC Derivatives
3 1 (20.00%) MiFID
3 1 (20.00%) Internal Audit
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management

Sentinel
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (80.00%) Minerva
2 2 (40.00%) Global One
2 2 (40.00%) SimCorp Dimension
2 2 (40.00%) Tesseract
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Business Support Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Fidessa Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Fidessa Support
1 3 (60.00%) Fidessa Support Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Asset Management Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) MiFID Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Equities
1 4 (80.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (40.00%) Credit Derivative
2 2 (40.00%) Derivative
2 2 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) OTC Derivatives
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (40.00%) Collateral Management
2 2 (40.00%) Fund Management
2 2 (40.00%) Investment Management
2 2 (40.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Internal Audit
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) MiFID
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Fidessa
2 2 (40.00%) SimCorp