Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 868 878 879
Rank change year-on-year +10 +1 +5
Contract jobs citing Sentinel 19 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.012% 0.014%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.23% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 9
UK median daily rate £700 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +17.65% -22.73%
10th Percentile £527 £406 £267
90th Percentile £748 £656 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £700 £425 £340
% change year-on-year +64.71% +25.00% -
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 8154 8770 9321
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.91% 8.33% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4813 5231 5185
UK median daily rate £475 £440 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.95% +1.15% +0.58%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +3.53% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 98 140
UK median hourly rate £29.50 £31.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.84% +6.90% +4.50%
10th Percentile £12.43 £10.01 £12.00
90th Percentile £61.83 £90.60 £54.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.58 £31.23 £27.50
% change year-on-year -2.08% +13.55% -12.70%

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sentinel over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 November 2017. 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 +22 19 £700 +40.00%
London -14 12 £631 +26.25%
UK excluding London +40 7 £700 +64.71%
South West +1 7 £700 +64.71%

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 with a requirement for Sentinel.

1 9 (47.37%) Asset Management
2 7 (36.84%) Risk Analysis
2 7 (36.84%) Information Assurance
2 7 (36.84%) CISSP
2 7 (36.84%) CESG
2 7 (36.84%) CESG CLAS
2 7 (36.84%) CLAS
2 7 (36.84%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 6 (31.58%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 6 (31.58%) IISP
3 6 (31.58%) Information Security
3 6 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (31.58%) MiFID
4 5 (26.32%) Investment Management
4 5 (26.32%) thinkFolio
4 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
4 5 (26.32%) Fidessa
4 5 (26.32%) Charles River
5 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
5 4 (21.05%) Minerva
6 3 (15.79%) Bloomberg
6 3 (15.79%) Finance
6 3 (15.79%) Bloomberg AIM
7 2 (10.53%) Line Management
7 2 (10.53%) Migration
7 2 (10.53%) Banking
8 1 (5.26%) LatentZero
8 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
8 1 (5.26%) Korn
8 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking

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 (26.32%) thinkFolio
2 4 (21.05%) Minerva
3 3 (15.79%) Bloomberg AIM
4 1 (5.26%) ION MarketView
4 1 (5.26%) LatentZero
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) Kerberos
1 1 (5.26%) LDAP
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) CLAS Security Advisor
1 7 (36.84%) Security Advisor
2 4 (21.05%) Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Portfolio Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Systems Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Compliance Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Compliance Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Solaris Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) CESG
1 7 (36.84%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (5.26%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Solaris
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Asset Management
2 7 (36.84%) Information Assurance
2 7 (36.84%) Risk Analysis
3 6 (31.58%) Information Security
4 5 (26.32%) Investment Management
5 2 (10.53%) Line Management
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Defect Management
6 1 (5.26%) Kernel Tuning
6 1 (5.26%) Low Latency
6 1 (5.26%) OpenUP
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Security Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Test Management
6 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.26%) C
1 1 (5.26%) Korn
1 1 (5.26%) Perl
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.26%) Python
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) CISSP
1 7 (36.84%) CLAS
2 6 (31.58%) IISP
2 6 (31.58%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
4 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 6 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (31.58%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) NFS
1 1 (5.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (5.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Charles River
1 5 (26.32%) Fidessa
2 3 (15.79%) Bloomberg
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) CyberArk
3 1 (5.26%) EMC
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Murex
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.26%) Splunk
3 1 (5.26%) Sun
3 1 (5.26%) Veritas
3 1 (5.26%) VMware