Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 826 886 881
Rank change year-on-year +60 -5 -20
Contract jobs citing Sentinel 23 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.005% 0.014%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.29% 0.058% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 11
UK median daily rate £675 £598 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.97% +24.48% -12.73%
10th Percentile £521 £426 £331
90th Percentile £760 £656 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £700 £534 £425
% change year-on-year +31.15% +25.59% +7.59%
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 7894 8683 9263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.99% 8.07% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4624 5174 5152
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +2.39% +1.12%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +2.94% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 99 115
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +11.11% -28.57%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.23 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £72.66 £53.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.08% +44.44% -30.23%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +59 23 £675 +12.97% 2
London +42 16 £600 -4.00% 1
UK excluding London +44 7 £700 +31.15% 1
South West +9 7 £700 +17.15%

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 10 (43.48%) thinkFolio
2 9 (39.13%) Charles River
2 9 (39.13%) Asset Management
3 8 (34.78%) CISSP
4 7 (30.43%) Information Security
4 7 (30.43%) CESG
4 7 (30.43%) CESG CLAS
4 7 (30.43%) Risk Analysis
4 7 (30.43%) Investment Management
4 7 (30.43%) Information Assurance
4 7 (30.43%) CLAS
4 7 (30.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 6 (26.09%) IISP
5 6 (26.09%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 6 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (21.74%) Finance
6 5 (21.74%) Bloomberg
6 5 (21.74%) Bloomberg AIM
6 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
7 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
7 4 (17.39%) Banking
8 3 (13.04%) Migration
8 3 (13.04%) Fixed Income
8 3 (13.04%) Solaris
8 3 (13.04%) Linux
8 3 (13.04%) Cisco
8 3 (13.04%) Line Management
8 3 (13.04%) MiFID
9 2 (8.70%) LatentZero
9 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (43.48%) thinkFolio
2 5 (21.74%) Bloomberg AIM
3 2 (8.70%) LatentZero
4 1 (4.35%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) DNS
1 2 (8.70%) Kerberos
1 2 (8.70%) LDAP
1 2 (8.70%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) SSH
2 1 (4.35%) SSL
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.35%) Front Office
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) CLAS Security Advisor
1 7 (30.43%) Security Advisor
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Portfolio Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Compliance Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Compliance Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Monitoring Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Solaris Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Information Security Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Platform Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) CESG
1 7 (30.43%) CESG CLAS
2 3 (13.04%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
1 3 (13.04%) Solaris
2 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) AIX
3 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Asset Management
2 7 (30.43%) Information Assurance
2 7 (30.43%) Information Security
2 7 (30.43%) Investment Management
2 7 (30.43%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) Line Management
3 3 (13.04%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Kernel Tuning
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Defect Management
5 1 (4.35%) Document Management
5 1 (4.35%) Low Latency
5 1 (4.35%) OpenUP
5 1 (4.35%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.35%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.35%) Test Management
5 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
1 2 (8.70%) Korn
1 2 (8.70%) Perl
1 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
1 2 (8.70%) Python
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) CISSP
2 7 (30.43%) CLAS
3 6 (26.09%) IISP
3 6 (26.09%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
5 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.35%) Degree
6 1 (4.35%) GCIA
6 1 (4.35%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 6 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (13.04%) MiFID
4 1 (4.35%) AIFMD
4 1 (4.35%) COBIT
4 1 (4.35%) COSO
4 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
4 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) NFS
1 2 (8.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (8.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) BladeLogic
2 1 (4.35%) IBM BigFix
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Charles River
2 5 (21.74%) Bloomberg
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco
4 2 (8.70%) CyberArk
4 2 (8.70%) EMC
4 2 (8.70%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) IBM
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.70%) Splunk
4 2 (8.70%) Sun
4 2 (8.70%) Veritas
4 2 (8.70%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) Fidessa
5 1 (4.35%) Google
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.35%) Murex
5 1 (4.35%) Qualys