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 28 June 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.

Fidessa LatentZero Sentinel
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 - 204
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Sentinel 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.092% - 0.017%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.11% - 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £750 - £650
UK excluding London median daily rate - £598 £480
% change year-on-year - +24.47%  
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 270 233 535
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 8.27% 6.92% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 160 360
Median daily rate £500 £463 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% -7.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £21.40 £21.38 £34.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.11% -37.86%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +14.28% +52.17%  

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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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sentinel in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sentinel in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sentinel in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 3 (75.00%) MiFID
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) GCIA
3 1 (25.00%) GCIH
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Document Management
3 1 (25.00%) SSH
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) PKI
3 1 (25.00%) BladeLogic
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) COBIT
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Murex

Sentinel
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) SSH
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) MiFID Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Platform Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Document Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) GCIA
1 1 (25.00%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) MiFID
2 1 (25.00%) COBIT
2 1 (25.00%) COSO
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (25.00%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Fidessa
1 1 (25.00%) Google
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Murex
1 1 (25.00%) Qualys