Period
to 5 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Sentinel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sentinel over the 6 months to 5 May 2021 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
UK > England
6 months to
5 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 553 611 830
Rank change year-on-year +58 +219 +27
Contract jobs citing Sentinel 47 10 10
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.021% 0.012%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.69% 0.27% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 4 3
10th Percentile £309 £464 "
25th Percentile £369 £503 £538
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £526 £600 £575
Median % change year-on-year -12.29% +4.35% -19.30%
75th Percentile £578 £675 £613
90th Percentile £592 " "
UK median daily rate £526 £600 £575
% change year-on-year -12.29% +4.35% -19.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £67.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £67.00 - -

Sentinel is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 2,777 3,661 5,727
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.26% 7.63% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,747 2,314 3,624
10th Percentile £313 £325 £315
25th Percentile £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £600 £610 £575
90th Percentile £701 £713 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 50 66
10th Percentile £13.50 £13.38 £11.25
25th Percentile £17.75 £19.75 £14.31
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.25 £29.25
Median % change year-on-year +15.04% -3.42% +19.39%
75th Percentile £58.75 £47.50 £53.75
90th Percentile £66.80 £60.00 £63.75
UK median hourly rate £36.75 £28.00 £33.71
% change year-on-year +31.25% -16.94% +36.20%

Sentinel
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Sentinel as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Sentinel in England

Sentinel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Sentinel in England.

Daily rate trend for Sentinel in England

Sentinel
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Sentinel in England over the 6 months to 5 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Sentinel in England

Sentinel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Sentinel in England.

Hourly rate trend for Sentinel in England

Sentinel
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sentinel within the England region over the 6 months to 5 May 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +16 35 £519 +9.34% 6
South West - 2 £416 - 1
North of England - 2 £591 - 3
Yorkshire - 1 £600 -
North West - 1 £583 - 2
Sentinel
UK

For the 6 months to 5 May 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Sentinel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Sentinel.

1 19 (40.43%) Azure
1 19 (40.43%) Azure Sentinel
2 15 (31.91%) Windows
3 13 (27.66%) Finance
3 13 (27.66%) Banking
4 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
4 12 (25.53%) DevOps
5 11 (23.40%) GCP
5 11 (23.40%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (23.40%) Linux
5 11 (23.40%) Google
5 11 (23.40%) SIEM
6 10 (21.28%) JIRA
6 10 (21.28%) Terraform
7 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
8 7 (14.89%) AWS
8 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
9 6 (12.77%) Firewall
9 6 (12.77%) VMware
9 6 (12.77%) Use Case
9 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
9 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
9 6 (12.77%) Security Operations
9 6 (12.77%) Microsoft 365
9 6 (12.77%) IaaS
9 6 (12.77%) User Experience
9 6 (12.77%) Social Skills
9 6 (12.77%) Runbook
9 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure as Code

Sentinel
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.51%) Confluence
2 1 (2.13%) Apache
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) nginx
2 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Aligne
1 1 (2.13%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 19 (40.43%) Azure
1 19 (40.43%) Azure Sentinel
2 11 (23.40%) GCP
3 7 (14.89%) AWS
4 6 (12.77%) IaaS
4 6 (12.77%) Microsoft 365
5 5 (10.64%) GitHub
6 3 (6.38%) Amazon GuardDuty
6 3 (6.38%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (4.26%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (4.26%) PaaS
8 1 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (2.13%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) Firewall
2 3 (6.38%) SSH
3 2 (4.26%) DHCP
3 2 (4.26%) DNS
3 2 (4.26%) HTTP
4 1 (2.13%) Network Security
4 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.13%) Power BI
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (21.28%) JIRA
2 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.51%) Bitbucket
3 4 (8.51%) GitLab
3 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.51%) Selenium
4 2 (4.26%) IDA Disassembler
5 1 (2.13%) Bower
5 1 (2.13%) Grunt
5 1 (2.13%) gulp
General
1 13 (27.66%) Banking
1 13 (27.66%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Social Skills
3 5 (10.64%) Retail
4 4 (8.51%) Influencing Skills
5 3 (6.38%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (19.15%) Analyst
2 7 (14.89%) Consultant
2 7 (14.89%) Security Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) SOC Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Active Directory Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.38%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) SOC Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Security Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) SIEM Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Splunk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) OAuth
2 4 (8.51%) .NET
3 2 (4.26%) Web Services
4 1 (2.13%) .NET Core
4 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.13%) Azure Blueprints
4 1 (2.13%) COM
4 1 (2.13%) CSS
4 1 (2.13%) Google Maps API
4 1 (2.13%) HTML
4 1 (2.13%) Kafka
4 1 (2.13%) Node.js
4 1 (2.13%) NSQ
4 1 (2.13%) Regular Expression
4 1 (2.13%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) User Experience
2 5 (10.64%) Cloud Native
3 4 (8.51%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (8.51%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.26%) Augmented Reality
4 2 (4.26%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.26%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.13%) EMV
5 1 (2.13%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.13%) Life Science
5 1 (2.13%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (2.13%) Replication
5 1 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.13%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.91%) Windows
2 11 (23.40%) Linux
3 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (8.51%) Unix
4 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
4 3 (6.38%) Mac OS X
5 2 (4.26%) Kali Linux
6 1 (2.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) DevOps
2 11 (23.40%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (23.40%) SIEM
3 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure as Code
4 6 (12.77%) Runbook
4 6 (12.77%) Security Operations
4 6 (12.77%) Use Case
5 5 (10.64%) Asset Management
5 5 (10.64%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 5 (10.64%) Security Monitoring
5 5 (10.64%) Strategic Roadmap
5 5 (10.64%) Threat Intelligence
6 4 (8.51%) Benchmarking
6 4 (8.51%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 4 (8.51%) Threat Management
7 3 (6.38%) Information Security
7 3 (6.38%) Threat Detection
7 3 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) PowerShell
1 5 (10.64%) Python
2 4 (8.51%) C#
3 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.13%) Go
3 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.13%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.64%) Degree
4 3 (6.38%) CISSP
5 2 (4.26%) CISM
6 1 (2.13%) CCIE
6 1 (2.13%) CCNA
6 1 (2.13%) CEH
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.13%) CNE
6 1 (2.13%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.13%) FFIEC
6 1 (2.13%) GIAC
6 1 (2.13%) GSEC
6 1 (2.13%) MCSE
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.13%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) NIST
2 1 (2.13%) GDPR
2 1 (2.13%) GLBA
2 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.13%) PMO
2 1 (2.13%) PSD2
2 1 (2.13%) SOC 2
System Software
1 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.38%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) Terraform
2 5 (10.64%) Ansible
3 4 (8.51%) Packer
3 4 (8.51%) vRealize
3 4 (8.51%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 2 (4.26%) EnCase
4 2 (4.26%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.13%) Puppet
5 1 (2.13%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.40%) Google
3 6 (12.77%) VMware
4 5 (10.64%) Splunk
5 4 (8.51%) Atlassian
6 3 (6.38%) Alibaba
6 3 (6.38%) Citrix
6 3 (6.38%) IBM
6 3 (6.38%) Tanium
7 1 (2.13%) Alteryx
7 1 (2.13%) ArcSight
7 1 (2.13%) Bloomberg
7 1 (2.13%) Charles River
7 1 (2.13%) LogRhythm
7 1 (2.13%) OpenLink
7 1 (2.13%) Zscaler