The table below looks at the statistics for AIFMD skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AIFMD over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD)
Rank 162 - 199
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing AIFMD 2 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.059% - 0.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.62% - 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Median daily rate £613 - £575
90% offered a daily rate of more than £603 - £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 - £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 - £383
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
AIFMD
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
322 508 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.52% 9.17% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 395 454
Median daily rate £475 £479 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% +2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 7
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £22.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.17% +8.33%

AIFMD
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing AIFMD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

AIFMD Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

AIFMD
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AIFMD across the City of London region.

AIFMD Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

AIFMD
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing AIFMD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for AIFMD.

1 3 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (100.00%) MiFID
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Management
2 2 (66.67%) Hedge funds
2 2 (66.67%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (66.67%) UCITS
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Derivative
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Front Office
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Reuters
3 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Solvency II
3 1 (33.33%) FactSet
3 1 (33.33%) EMIR
3 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Fund Management
3 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management

AIFMD
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Banking Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Change Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Change Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Delivery Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Management Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Project Change Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Regulatory Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Derivative
1 2 (66.67%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Management
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Fund Management
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) MiFID
2 2 (66.67%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (66.67%) UCITS
3 1 (33.33%) EMIR
3 1 (33.33%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg
1 1 (33.33%) FactSet
1 1 (33.33%) Reuters