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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AIFMD over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD)
Rank 149 - 201
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing AIFMD 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.032% - 0.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.30% - 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £396 £490
% change year-on-year
- -19.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
330 463 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.48% 9.01% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 342 431
Average daily rate £494 £450 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.72% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £261 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £578 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Average hourly rate £26.75 £30.13 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.20% +61.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £19.23 £17.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £41.03 £23.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

AIFMD
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AIFMD across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing AIFMD 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 AIFMD.

1 2 (100.00%) MiFID
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Solvency II
1 2 (100.00%) EMIR
2 1 (50.00%) FactSet
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Fund Management
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Reuters
2 1 (50.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management

AIFMD
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing AIFMD 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 AIFMD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Regulatory Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Management Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Fund Management
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) EMIR
1 2 (100.00%) MiFID
1 2 (100.00%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (50.00%) FactSet
1 1 (50.00%) Reuters