The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fidessa LatentZero Sentinel
England / London
Rank 404 439 416
Rank change year-on-year +35 -23  
Contract jobs citing Sentinel 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.010% 0.005% 0.019%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.13% 0.058% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £544 - £638
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 - £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £669 - £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 London with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 1525 1734 1888
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 7.83% 7.84% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1009 1119 1221
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 10
Median hourly rate £29.38 £26.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.00% -22.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £22.50 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £55.00 £54.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +41.81% +52.77%  

Sentinel
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sentinel in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sentinel in London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sentinel in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sentinel in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sentinel within the London region over the 3 months to 25 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
City of London +4 1 £700 -
Sentinel
England

Sentinel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region with a requirement for Sentinel.

1 11 (73.33%) Asset Management
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) thinkFolio
2 7 (46.67%) Investment Management
3 6 (40.00%) Charles River
4 5 (33.33%) Fixed Income
5 4 (26.67%) LatentZero
5 4 (26.67%) Minerva
5 4 (26.67%) Front Office
5 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 4 (26.67%) Migration
5 4 (26.67%) Equities
5 4 (26.67%) Fidessa
6 3 (20.00%) HP
6 3 (20.00%) EMC
6 3 (20.00%) SAN
6 3 (20.00%) Veritas
6 3 (20.00%) Unix
6 3 (20.00%) Solaris
6 3 (20.00%) Linux
6 3 (20.00%) Python
6 3 (20.00%) LDAP
6 3 (20.00%) Kerberos
6 3 (20.00%) NFS
6 3 (20.00%) DNS
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco
6 3 (20.00%) IBM
6 3 (20.00%) Sun
6 3 (20.00%) Perl
6 3 (20.00%) Remedy

Sentinel
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Business Applications
1 7 (46.67%) thinkFolio
2 4 (26.67%) LatentZero
2 4 (26.67%) Minerva
3 3 (20.00%) LongView
4 2 (13.33%) Global One
4 2 (13.33%) SimCorp Dimension
4 2 (13.33%) Tesseract
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
1 3 (20.00%) Kerberos
1 3 (20.00%) LDAP
1 3 (20.00%) SAN
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
1 4 (26.67%) Front Office
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Asset Management Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Business Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Fidessa Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Fidessa Support
2 3 (20.00%) Fidessa Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Virtualisation Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) VMWare Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Scripter
3 2 (13.33%) Monitoring Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Compliance Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Compliance Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Fixed Income
2 4 (26.67%) Equities
3 2 (13.33%) Credit Derivative
3 2 (13.33%) Derivative
3 2 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (13.33%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Solaris
1 3 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Asset Management
2 7 (46.67%) Investment Management
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Fund Management
4 3 (20.00%) Kernel Tuning
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Collateral Management
5 2 (13.33%) OO
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
6 1 (6.67%) Compliance Management
6 1 (6.67%) Information Security
6 1 (6.67%) Internal Audit
6 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (20.00%) Korn
2 3 (20.00%) Perl
2 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) NFS
1 3 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 3 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Charles River
2 4 (26.67%) Fidessa
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) CyberArk
3 3 (20.00%) EMC
3 3 (20.00%) HP
3 3 (20.00%) IBM
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (20.00%) Remedy
3 3 (20.00%) Splunk
3 3 (20.00%) Sun
3 3 (20.00%) Veritas
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) SimCorp
5 1 (6.67%) Bloomberg