Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 652 461 808
Rank change year-on-year -191 +347 +71
Contract jobs citing Sentinel 59 22 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.094% 0.085% 0.002%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.59% 1.16% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 15 0
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 -
UK median daily rate £550 £550 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.13 - -
UK median hourly rate £21.13 - -

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 3,705 1,898 5,727
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 5.90% 7.36% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,399 1,200 3,533
10th Percentile £325 £313 £325
25th Percentile £413 £413 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +2.50% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £630 £619 £575
90th Percentile £713 £725 £650
UK median daily rate £523 £500 £498
% change year-on-year +4.50% +0.50% +4.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 17 68
10th Percentile £16.21 £19.88 £11.25
25th Percentile £25.63 £32.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.50 £24.85
Median % change year-on-year -1.10% +83.12% +6.00%
75th Percentile £62.75 £53.75 £53.75
90th Percentile £68.00 £57.17 £63.75
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £43.75 £23.81
% change year-on-year +2.86% +83.75% +6.20%

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 19 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Sentinel in England over the 6 months to 19 September 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Sentinel in England

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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 19 September 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 -163 39 £525 -4.55% 8
South East - 5 £625 - 2
South West - 4 £375 -
East of England - 2 - - 3
North of England - 2 £650 - 3
Yorkshire - 1 £600 - 2
North West - 1 £700 - 1
Sentinel
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 33 (55.93%) Azure
1 33 (55.93%) Azure Sentinel
2 26 (44.07%) Firewall
3 25 (42.37%) SIEM
4 24 (40.68%) Finance
5 23 (38.98%) AWS
6 17 (28.81%) Terraform
7 16 (27.12%) PowerShell
8 15 (25.42%) Python
8 15 (25.42%) Cybersecurity
9 14 (23.73%) Microsoft 365
10 13 (22.03%) GCP
10 13 (22.03%) Security Operations
10 13 (22.03%) Service Management
11 12 (20.34%) Security Monitoring
12 10 (16.95%) Analytics
12 10 (16.95%) Linux
13 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
14 8 (13.56%) HTTP
14 8 (13.56%) DNS
14 8 (13.56%) Banking
14 8 (13.56%) Information Security
14 8 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (13.56%) Patch Management
14 8 (13.56%) GDPR
14 8 (13.56%) Social Skills
15 7 (11.86%) Kubernetes
15 7 (11.86%) Azure Active Directory
15 7 (11.86%) Splunk
15 7 (11.86%) Intrusion Detection

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 6 (10.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.69%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 33 (55.93%) Azure
1 33 (55.93%) Azure Sentinel
2 23 (38.98%) AWS
3 14 (23.73%) Microsoft 365
4 13 (22.03%) GCP
5 7 (11.86%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (10.17%) OneDrive
6 6 (10.17%) PaaS
7 5 (8.47%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (8.47%) IaaS
7 5 (8.47%) Sumo Logic
8 4 (6.78%) Amazon GuardDuty
9 3 (5.08%) GitHub
9 3 (5.08%) GitHub Actions
9 3 (5.08%) Google Workspace
10 2 (3.39%) Azure Storage
11 1 (1.69%) Amazon Macie
11 1 (1.69%) dbt
11 1 (1.69%) Serverless
11 1 (1.69%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 26 (44.07%) Firewall
2 8 (13.56%) DNS
2 8 (13.56%) HTTP
3 7 (11.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (11.86%) Network Security
4 6 (10.17%) BGP
4 6 (10.17%) ICMP
4 6 (10.17%) Internet
4 6 (10.17%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (8.47%) DHCP
6 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
7 3 (5.08%) HTTPS
7 3 (5.08%) SNMP
7 3 (5.08%) SSL
7 3 (5.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (1.69%) Big Data
1 1 (1.69%) BigQuery
1 1 (1.69%) GIS
1 1 (1.69%) Looker
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Metasploit
2 2 (3.39%) IDA Disassembler
3 1 (1.69%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.69%) JIRA
General
1 24 (40.68%) Finance
2 8 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.56%) Banking
2 8 (13.56%) Social Skills
3 6 (10.17%) Legal
4 4 (6.78%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.39%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.39%) Organisational Skills
5 2 (3.39%) Public Sector
5 2 (3.39%) Retail
6 1 (1.69%) Electronics
6 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.69%) Marketing
6 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Security Engineer
2 10 (16.95%) Analyst
2 10 (16.95%) Azure Engineer
3 6 (10.17%) Architect
3 6 (10.17%) Cloud Architect
3 6 (10.17%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Azure DevOps
4 5 (8.47%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Security Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Microsoft 365 Architect
6 3 (5.08%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Security Architect
6 3 (5.08%) SIEM Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) IT Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Splunk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) ARM Templates
2 2 (3.39%) Web Services
3 1 (1.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Hedge funds
1 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (3.39%) CMDB
4 1 (1.69%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (1.69%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.69%) Fibre Optics
4 1 (1.69%) iPad
4 1 (1.69%) Legacy Systems
4 1 (1.69%) Life Science
4 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.69%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.69%) STB
4 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.95%) Linux
2 7 (11.86%) Windows
3 3 (5.08%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.08%) Mac OS X
3 3 (5.08%) Unix
3 3 (5.08%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.39%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (42.37%) SIEM
2 15 (25.42%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (22.03%) Security Operations
3 13 (22.03%) Service Management
4 12 (20.34%) Security Monitoring
5 10 (16.95%) Analytics
6 8 (13.56%) Information Security
6 8 (13.56%) Patch Management
7 7 (11.86%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (10.17%) DevOps
8 6 (10.17%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (10.17%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (8.47%) ITIL
9 5 (8.47%) OWASP
10 4 (6.78%) Data Protection
10 4 (6.78%) Microservices
10 4 (6.78%) Migration
10 4 (6.78%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.12%) PowerShell
2 15 (25.42%) Python
3 6 (10.17%) C#
4 5 (8.47%) SQL
5 4 (6.78%) C
6 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.69%) C++
6 1 (1.69%) Go
6 1 (1.69%) LookML
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) CISM
1 4 (6.78%) CISSP
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.39%) GIAC
2 2 (3.39%) SSCP
3 1 (1.69%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (1.69%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.69%) CCIE
3 1 (1.69%) CCNA
3 1 (1.69%) CISA
3 1 (1.69%) CNE
3 1 (1.69%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (1.69%) FFIEC
3 1 (1.69%) MCSE
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.69%) Novell Certification
3 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) GDPR
2 5 (8.47%) NIST
3 1 (1.69%) GLBA
3 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.69%) PMO
3 1 (1.69%) SOC 2
System Software
1 7 (11.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (28.81%) Terraform
2 7 (11.86%) Kubernetes
3 3 (5.08%) Istio
3 3 (5.08%) QRadar
4 2 (3.39%) EnCase
5 1 (1.69%) CSIRT
5 1 (1.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.86%) Splunk
3 6 (10.17%) ArcSight
4 5 (8.47%) CyberArk
5 4 (6.78%) Google
6 3 (5.08%) Alibaba
6 3 (5.08%) Citrix
6 3 (5.08%) LogRhythm
7 2 (3.39%) Tanium
8 1 (1.69%) IBM
8 1 (1.69%) Oracle
8 1 (1.69%) SAP
8 1 (1.69%) Snow
8 1 (1.69%) Veracode
8 1 (1.69%) Zscaler