The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Palantir
Rank 584 - 586
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Palantir 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% - 0.003%
As % of the Vendors category 0.012% - 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £525 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25818 22455 27837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.86% 47.05% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14474 11940 14191
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1103 1186 1344
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%

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
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Palantir within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London - 3 £525 -
England - 3 £525 -
City of London - 1 £525 -

Palantir
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SAS
2 3 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (33.33%) Change Control
3 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 2 (33.33%) Big Data
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (33.33%) Sun
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Cognos
3 2 (33.33%) Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) Kofax
3 2 (33.33%) Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) Teradata
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Clojure
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (16.67%) HBase
4 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Business Development

Palantir
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (50.00%) SAS
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (16.67%) HBase
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Development Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Development Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 2 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
1 2 (33.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Business Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Development Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) QA Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Change Control
1 2 (33.33%) Security Management
1 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Sun
1 2 (33.33%) Cognos
1 2 (33.33%) Kofax
2 1 (16.67%) Teradata