Period
to 25 February 2018

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 25 February 2018 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 858 834 868
Rank change year-on-year -24 +34 +8
Contract jobs citing Sentinel 8 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.018% 0.013%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.11% 0.21% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 6
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +10.50% -17.76%
10th Percentile £525 £406 £238
90th Percentile £575 £725 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
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 7,389 8,081 8,675
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.39% 8.49% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,379 4,883 4,961
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% -1.70%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 83 123
UK median hourly rate £29.50 £29.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.72% -19.44% +27.25%
10th Percentile £10.21 £10.02 £14.08
90th Percentile £50.38 £63.60 £69.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £30.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year -15.83% -16.08% +48.96%

Sentinel
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Sentinel in the UK

Sentinel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sentinel in the UK

Sentinel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sentinel in the UK

Sentinel
Top 4 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 25 February 2018. 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 -30 8 £550 +10.00% 1
London -31 7 £550 +10.00%
UK excluding London +5 1 - - 1
South West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, 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 6 (75.00%) Asset Management
2 5 (62.50%) Fidessa
2 5 (62.50%) MiFID
2 5 (62.50%) Minerva
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (12.50%) LatentZero
4 1 (12.50%) International Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Axway
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Unisys
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware
4 1 (12.50%) Bloomberg
4 1 (12.50%) Charles River
4 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
4 1 (12.50%) Dutch Language
4 1 (12.50%) French Language
4 1 (12.50%) thinkFolio
4 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Bloomberg AIM

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:

Business Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Minerva
2 1 (12.50%) Bloomberg AIM
2 1 (12.50%) LatentZero
2 1 (12.50%) thinkFolio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Dutch Language
2 1 (12.50%) French Language
2 1 (12.50%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Tester
2 4 (50.00%) Systems Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Mainframe Support
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Monitoring Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Operations Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) MiFID
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Fidessa
2 1 (12.50%) Axway
2 1 (12.50%) Bloomberg
2 1 (12.50%) Charles River
2 1 (12.50%) Unisys