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 3 months to 26 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
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 579 620 627
Rank change year-on-year +41 +7  
Contract jobs citing Sentinel 10 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.023% 0.006% 0.018%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.27% 0.073% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 7
Median daily rate £600 £598 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.41% +13.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £496 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £760 £636 £575
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 England with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3707 4082 4331
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 8.59% 8.38% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2211 2543 2581
Median daily rate £475 £438 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -0.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 49 41
Median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £11.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.40 £99.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.28% +55.55%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sentinel in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sentinel in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sentinel in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 10 £600 - 1
Sentinel
UK

For the 6 months to 26 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 England region with a requirement for Sentinel.

1 7 (53.85%) thinkFolio
2 6 (46.15%) Charles River
2 6 (46.15%) Asset Management
3 3 (23.08%) Bloomberg
3 3 (23.08%) Fixed Income
3 3 (23.08%) Investment Management
3 3 (23.08%) Bloomberg AIM
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) MiFID
4 2 (15.38%) Banking
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Solaris
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) Sun
5 1 (7.69%) Murex
5 1 (7.69%) Fidessa
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) CISSP
5 1 (7.69%) SAN
5 1 (7.69%) Veritas
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
5 1 (7.69%) Middleware
5 1 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) LDAP

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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (53.85%) thinkFolio
2 3 (23.08%) Bloomberg AIM
3 1 (7.69%) ION MarketView
3 1 (7.69%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
1 1 (7.69%) Kerberos
1 1 (7.69%) LDAP
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
1 1 (7.69%) SSH
1 1 (7.69%) SSL
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Front Office
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Compliance Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Monitoring Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Portfolio Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Platform Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Fixed Income
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Solaris
2 1 (7.69%) AIX
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Asset Management
2 3 (23.08%) Investment Management
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (7.69%) Document Management
4 1 (7.69%) Fund Management
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Kernel Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Line Management
4 1 (7.69%) Logistics
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
1 1 (7.69%) Korn
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.69%) Python
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CISSP
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) GCIA
1 1 (7.69%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) MiFID
2 1 (7.69%) AIFMD
2 1 (7.69%) COBIT
2 1 (7.69%) COSO
2 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) NFS
1 1 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (7.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) BladeLogic
1 1 (7.69%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Charles River
2 3 (23.08%) Bloomberg
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) CyberArk
4 1 (7.69%) EMC
4 1 (7.69%) Fidessa
4 1 (7.69%) Google
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Murex
4 1 (7.69%) Qualys
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) Splunk
4 1 (7.69%) Sun
4 1 (7.69%) Veritas
4 1 (7.69%) VMware