Period
to 7 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 7 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
6 months to
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 622 645 861
Rank change year-on-year +23 +216 +32
Contract jobs citing Sentinel 60 10 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.019% 0.013%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.64% 0.25% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 4 3
10th Percentile £331 £464 "
25th Percentile £423 £503 £538
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £526 £600 £575
Median % change year-on-year -12.29% +4.35% -19.30%
75th Percentile £587 £675 £613
90th Percentile £665 " "
UK excluding London median daily rate £583 £650 -
% change year-on-year -10.38% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £67.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3,660 3,925 6,239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.51% 7.51% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,158 2,421 3,824
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 £599 £610 £575
90th Percentile £700 £706 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 57 78
10th Percentile £13.50 £13.06 £11.25
25th Percentile £17.75 £18.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate £36.75 £28.00 £40.00
Median % change year-on-year +31.25% -30.00% +61.62%
75th Percentile £61.14 £47.25 £58.44
90th Percentile £67.95 £56.45 £64.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £31.25 £45.57
% change year-on-year -20.00% -31.42% +127.83%

Sentinel
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Sentinel in the UK

Sentinel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Sentinel in the UK

Sentinel
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Sentinel over the 6 months to 7 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Sentinel in the UK

Sentinel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Hourly rate trend for Sentinel in the UK

Sentinel
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sentinel within the UK over the 6 months to 7 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
England +54 48 £526 -12.29% 13
London +17 36 £519 +9.34% 5
Work from Home - 11 £570 - 4
UK excluding London +55 6 £583 -10.38% 11
North of England - 2 £591 - 2
South West - 2 £416 - 2
Scotland - 2 £583 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £600 -
North West - 1 £583 - 2

For the 6 months to 7 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 with a requirement for Sentinel.

1 27 (45.00%) Azure
1 27 (45.00%) Azure Sentinel
2 18 (30.00%) SIEM
3 17 (28.33%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (28.33%) Banking
3 17 (28.33%) Windows
4 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 16 (26.67%) DevOps
5 15 (25.00%) Terraform
5 15 (25.00%) Linux
5 15 (25.00%) Finance
6 12 (20.00%) Google
6 12 (20.00%) GCP
7 11 (18.33%) JIRA
8 10 (16.67%) Use Case
8 10 (16.67%) IaaS
8 10 (16.67%) Splunk
8 10 (16.67%) Security Operations
9 9 (15.00%) Security Monitoring
9 9 (15.00%) Firewall
9 9 (15.00%) Active Directory
9 9 (15.00%) AWS
10 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
10 8 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (13.33%) Python
10 8 (13.33%) Threat Intelligence
10 8 (13.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 8 (13.33%) Social Skills
11 7 (11.67%) Threat Management
11 7 (11.67%) Ansible

Sentinel
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (6.67%) Confluence
2 1 (1.67%) Apache
2 1 (1.67%) IIS
2 1 (1.67%) nginx
2 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Aligne
1 1 (1.67%) SAP Retail
1 1 (1.67%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 27 (45.00%) Azure
1 27 (45.00%) Azure Sentinel
2 12 (20.00%) GCP
3 10 (16.67%) IaaS
4 9 (15.00%) AWS
5 6 (10.00%) Microsoft 365
5 6 (10.00%) PaaS
6 5 (8.33%) GitHub
7 4 (6.67%) Amazon GuardDuty
7 4 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (6.67%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (3.33%) OpenShift
9 1 (1.67%) Amazon Macie
9 1 (1.67%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (1.67%) Power Platform
9 1 (1.67%) SaaS
9 1 (1.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) Firewall
2 4 (6.67%) DNS
2 4 (6.67%) SSH
3 2 (3.33%) DHCP
3 2 (3.33%) HTTP
4 1 (1.67%) Network Security
4 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) HDInsight
2 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.67%) Power BI
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (18.33%) JIRA
2 6 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.33%) Bitbucket
4 4 (6.67%) GitLab
4 4 (6.67%) Selenium
5 2 (3.33%) CircleCI
5 2 (3.33%) IDA Disassembler
5 2 (3.33%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.67%) Bower
6 1 (1.67%) Grunt
6 1 (1.67%) gulp
General
1 17 (28.33%) Banking
2 15 (25.00%) Finance
3 8 (13.33%) Social Skills
4 6 (10.00%) Retail
5 4 (6.67%) Influencing Skills
5 4 (6.67%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (16.67%) Analyst
1 10 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 8 (13.33%) Azure Engineer
2 8 (13.33%) Consultant
3 7 (11.67%) SOC Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (8.33%) Developer
4 5 (8.33%) SIEM Engineer
4 5 (8.33%) SOC Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Active Directory Consultant
5 4 (6.67%) Architect
5 4 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Monitoring Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Splunk Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.00%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.33%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) .NET
1 5 (8.33%) OAuth
2 3 (5.00%) Regular Expression
3 2 (3.33%) JSON
3 2 (3.33%) Web Services
3 2 (3.33%) YAML
4 1 (1.67%) .NET Core
4 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.67%) Azure Blueprints
4 1 (1.67%) COM
4 1 (1.67%) CSS
4 1 (1.67%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.67%) Google Maps API
4 1 (1.67%) HTML
4 1 (1.67%) Kafka
4 1 (1.67%) Node.js
4 1 (1.67%) NSQ
4 1 (1.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Public Cloud
1 6 (10.00%) User Experience
2 5 (8.33%) Cloud Native
3 4 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.33%) Augmented Reality
4 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.67%) EMV
5 1 (1.67%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.67%) Life Science
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.67%) Replication
5 1 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.33%) Windows
2 15 (25.00%) Linux
3 6 (10.00%) Unix
4 4 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (5.00%) Debian
5 3 (5.00%) Mac OS X
6 2 (3.33%) CoreOS
6 2 (3.33%) Kali Linux
6 2 (3.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) SIEM
2 17 (28.33%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (26.67%) DevOps
4 10 (16.67%) Security Operations
4 10 (16.67%) Use Case
5 9 (15.00%) Security Monitoring
6 8 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (13.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 8 (13.33%) Threat Intelligence
7 7 (11.67%) Threat Management
8 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure as Code
8 6 (10.00%) Runbook
9 5 (8.33%) Asset Management
9 5 (8.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 5 (8.33%) Strategic Roadmap
10 4 (6.67%) Benchmarking
10 4 (6.67%) Information Security
10 4 (6.67%) Threat Modelling
11 3 (5.00%) Fintech
11 3 (5.00%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.33%) Python
2 5 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.67%) C#
4 2 (3.33%) Groovy
5 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.67%) Go
5 1 (1.67%) PHP
5 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.67%) SQL
5 1 (1.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.33%) CISSP
3 5 (8.33%) Degree
4 4 (6.67%) CISM
5 3 (5.00%) CEH
5 3 (5.00%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (5.00%) GSEC
6 1 (1.67%) CCIE
6 1 (1.67%) CCNA
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.67%) CNE
6 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.67%) FFIEC
6 1 (1.67%) GIAC
6 1 (1.67%) MCSE
6 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.67%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) NIST
2 1 (1.67%) GDPR
2 1 (1.67%) GLBA
2 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.67%) PMO
2 1 (1.67%) PSD2
2 1 (1.67%) SOC 2
System Software
1 9 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (25.00%) Terraform
2 7 (11.67%) Ansible
3 4 (6.67%) Kubernetes
3 4 (6.67%) Packer
3 4 (6.67%) vRealize
3 4 (6.67%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 2 (3.33%) EnCase
4 2 (3.33%) Grafana
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.67%) Puppet
5 1 (1.67%) QRadar
5 1 (1.67%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.00%) Google
3 10 (16.67%) Splunk
4 6 (10.00%) VMware
5 5 (8.33%) IBM
6 4 (6.67%) Atlassian
6 4 (6.67%) Tanium
7 3 (5.00%) Alibaba
7 3 (5.00%) Citrix
8 2 (3.33%) ArcSight
8 2 (3.33%) LogRhythm
8 2 (3.33%) Palo Alto
8 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.33%) Zscaler
9 1 (1.67%) Alteryx
9 1 (1.67%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.67%) Carbon Black
9 1 (1.67%) Charles River
9 1 (1.67%) OpenLink
9 1 (1.67%) SAP