The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Palantir products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Palantir over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Palantir Technologies.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Palantir
Rank 586 571 596
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +25
Contract jobs citing Palantir 9 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.013% 0.002%
As % of the Vendors category 0.035% 0.028% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 0
Average daily rate
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£525 £725 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26028 25021 26921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.18% 46.94% 46.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14561 13847 13670
Average daily rate £385 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1102 1116 1369
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

Palantir
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Palantir within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Palantir Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Palantir
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Palantir within the UK.

Palantir Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Palantir
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Palantir within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Palantir Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Palantir
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Palantir also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Palantir.

1 10 (100.00%) SAS
2 8 (80.00%) Cognos
2 8 (80.00%) QlikView
2 8 (80.00%) Analytics
3 7 (70.00%) Banking
4 6 (60.00%) Investment Banking
5 5 (50.00%) Visual Analytics
5 5 (50.00%) Visualisation
5 5 (50.00%) Spotfire
5 5 (50.00%) Data Analytics
6 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
6 4 (40.00%) XML
6 4 (40.00%) Finance
7 3 (30.00%) Data Management
7 3 (30.00%) Ab Initio
7 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
7 3 (30.00%) Informatica
7 3 (30.00%) Project Management
7 3 (30.00%) MS Office
7 3 (30.00%) Trillium
7 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (30.00%) Data Quality
7 3 (30.00%) Spanish Language
8 2 (20.00%) QA
8 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (10.00%) Back Office
9 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
9 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
9 1 (10.00%) Use Case
9 1 (10.00%) Data Mapping

Palantir
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Palantir also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Palantir. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) QlikView
2 5 (50.00%) Spotfire
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data
General
1 7 (70.00%) Banking
2 6 (60.00%) Investment Banking
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Spanish Language
5 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Visual Analytics Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Data Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) SAS Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Lead Developer
5 1 (10.00%) QA Manager
5 1 (10.00%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Analytics
2 5 (50.00%) Visual Analytics
2 5 (50.00%) Data Analytics
3 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (30.00%) Data Management
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Use Case
6 1 (10.00%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cognos
2 3 (30.00%) Ab Initio
2 3 (30.00%) Informatica
2 3 (30.00%) Trillium