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 30 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.

Fidessa LatentZero Sentinel
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 573 623 597
Rank change year-on-year +50 -26  
Contract jobs citing Sentinel 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.007% 0.002% 0.008%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.085% 0.025% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Median daily rate £388 - £638
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 - £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 - £700
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 England with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3549 4001 4214
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 8.45% 8.01% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2160 2456 2484
Median daily rate £450 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £591 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 44 37
Median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.81% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £9.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £63.16 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +41.81% +57.14%  

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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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +35 2 £544 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £230 -
Sentinel
UK

For the 6 months to 30 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 England region with a requirement for Sentinel.

1 11 (64.71%) Asset Management
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) thinkFolio
2 7 (41.18%) Investment Management
3 6 (35.29%) Charles River
4 5 (29.41%) Fixed Income
5 4 (23.53%) Fidessa
5 4 (23.53%) Equities
5 4 (23.53%) Front Office
5 4 (23.53%) Finance
5 4 (23.53%) Migration
5 4 (23.53%) LatentZero
5 4 (23.53%) Minerva
6 3 (17.65%) Fund Management
6 3 (17.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (17.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
6 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
6 3 (17.65%) Puppet
6 3 (17.65%) Splunk
6 3 (17.65%) Korn
6 3 (17.65%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) CyberArk
6 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (17.65%) Kernel Tuning
6 3 (17.65%) Perl
6 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
6 3 (17.65%) VMware

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:

Business Applications
1 7 (41.18%) thinkFolio
2 4 (23.53%) LatentZero
2 4 (23.53%) Minerva
3 3 (17.65%) LongView
4 2 (11.76%) Global One
4 2 (11.76%) SimCorp Dimension
4 2 (11.76%) Tesseract
5 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
1 3 (17.65%) Kerberos
1 3 (17.65%) LDAP
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
1 4 (23.53%) Front Office
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Asset Management Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Business Support Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Fidessa Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Fidessa Support
2 3 (17.65%) Fidessa Support Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Virtualisation Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) VMWare Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Scripter
3 2 (11.76%) Monitoring Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Compliance Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Compliance Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Information Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support
4 1 (5.88%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Fixed Income
2 4 (23.53%) Equities
3 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
4 2 (11.76%) Credit Derivative
4 2 (11.76%) Derivative
4 2 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (11.76%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
5 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
1 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (17.65%) Solaris
1 3 (17.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Asset Management
2 7 (41.18%) Investment Management
3 4 (23.53%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Fund Management
4 3 (17.65%) Kernel Tuning
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Collateral Management
5 2 (11.76%) Information Security
5 2 (11.76%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) CRM
6 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.88%) ERP
6 1 (5.88%) Information Security Management
6 1 (5.88%) Logistics
6 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.88%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
2 3 (17.65%) Korn
2 3 (17.65%) Perl
2 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 3 (17.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) CEH
2 1 (5.88%) CISM
2 1 (5.88%) CISMP
2 1 (5.88%) CISSP
2 1 (5.88%) CRISC
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (5.88%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 1 (5.88%) GPG13
1 1 (5.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.88%) MiFID
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.88%) RMADS
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) NFS
1 3 (17.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 3 (17.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Charles River
2 4 (23.53%) Fidessa
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco
3 3 (17.65%) CyberArk
3 3 (17.65%) EMC
3 3 (17.65%) HP
3 3 (17.65%) IBM
3 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
3 3 (17.65%) Remedy
3 3 (17.65%) Splunk
3 3 (17.65%) Sun
3 3 (17.65%) Veritas
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) SimCorp
5 1 (5.88%) Bloomberg
5 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow