The table below looks at the statistics for AIFMD skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AIFMD over the 3 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD)
Rank 642 648 625
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -23
Contract jobs citing AIFMD 5 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.031% 0.024%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.099% 0.32% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 9
Median daily rate £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
5046 5591 5434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.54% 9.63% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3250 3431 3387
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £379
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +8.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 239 239
Median hourly rate £27.60 £25.41 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.64% +27.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.41 £49.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.41 £29.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.06% +47.50%

AIFMD
Jobs Demand Trend

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

AIFMD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

AIFMD
Daily Rate Trend

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

AIFMD Daily Rate Trend in the UK

AIFMD
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AIFMD within the UK over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

AIFMD Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

AIFMD
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIFMD within the UK over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -3 5 £550 - 1
London -13 5 £550 - 1
City of London +17 1 - -

AIFMD
Top 27 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 with a requirement for AIFMD.

1 10 (83.33%) Project Management
2 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 9 (75.00%) UCITS
3 7 (58.33%) Business Analysis
4 6 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
5 5 (41.67%) EMIR
5 5 (41.67%) MiFID
6 4 (33.33%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (33.33%) Wealth Management
7 3 (25.00%) Investment Management
7 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
7 3 (25.00%) FATCA
8 2 (16.67%) Legal
8 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (16.67%) Degree
9 1 (8.33%) QA
9 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
9 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
9 1 (8.33%) Data Governance
9 1 (8.33%) Fixed Income
9 1 (8.33%) Equities
9 1 (8.33%) Change Management
9 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
9 1 (8.33%) MS Project
9 1 (8.33%) Banking
9 1 (8.33%) Retail
9 1 (8.33%) Front Office

AIFMD
Top Related 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 (8.33%) MS Project
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (8.33%) Front Office
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Project Manager
2 9 (75.00%) Analyst
2 9 (75.00%) Business Analyst
3 7 (58.33%) Business Manager
3 7 (58.33%) Business Project Manager
3 7 (58.33%) Project Analyst
4 6 (50.00%) Business Operations Manager
4 6 (50.00%) Operations Analyst
4 6 (50.00%) Operations Business Analyst
4 6 (50.00%) Transition Analyst
4 6 (50.00%) Transition Manager
4 6 (50.00%) Transition Project Manager
5 2 (16.67%) MiFID Business Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Regulatory Business Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Business IT Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
6 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (8.33%) MiFID Project Manager
6 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Equities
1 1 (8.33%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Project Management
2 7 (58.33%) Business Analysis
3 6 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) Wealth Management
5 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (25.00%) Investment Management
6 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (8.33%) Change Management
7 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
7 1 (8.33%) Data Governance
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) UCITS
2 5 (41.67%) EMIR
2 5 (41.67%) MiFID
3 4 (33.33%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (25.00%) FATCA
5 1 (8.33%) QA