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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD)
UK
Rank 592 601 603
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing AIFMD 5 21 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.041% 0.002%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.11% 0.41% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 1
Median daily rate £550 £563 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +42.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £396
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
4357 5165 4750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.73% 10.17% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2826 3175 2931
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 203 181
Median hourly rate £25.00 £40.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.27% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.85 £60.98 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.17 £42.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-44.83% +68.00%

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
Top 2 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +14 5 £550 -2.22%
London -5 5 £550 -2.22%

AIFMD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 12 (100.00%) MiFID
1 12 (100.00%) EMIR
2 10 (83.33%) Dodd-Frank
2 10 (83.33%) Wealth Management
3 9 (75.00%) Investment Management
4 7 (58.33%) Banking
5 5 (41.67%) Front Office
5 5 (41.67%) Investment Banking
6 4 (33.33%) Finance
6 4 (33.33%) Project Management
6 4 (33.33%) FATCA
6 4 (33.33%) Asset Management
7 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Private Banking
7 2 (16.67%) Degree
7 2 (16.67%) Data Architecture
7 2 (16.67%) UCITS
7 2 (16.67%) Equities
7 2 (16.67%) Retail
7 2 (16.67%) Legal
7 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (16.67%) Fixed Income
7 2 (16.67%) MS Project
7 2 (16.67%) Change Management
7 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
7 2 (16.67%) Data Governance
8 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
8 1 (8.33%) HTTP
8 1 (8.33%) SDLC
8 1 (8.33%) Waterfall

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 2 (16.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
General
1 7 (58.33%) Banking
2 5 (41.67%) Front Office
2 5 (41.67%) Investment Banking
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
4 2 (16.67%) Legal
4 2 (16.67%) Private Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
1 8 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 8 (66.67%) MiFID Business Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Regulatory Business Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Project Manager
4 3 (25.00%) Business IT Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) IT Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Front Office Business Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) IT Manager
5 2 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (16.67%) MiFID Project Manager
6 1 (8.33%) AIFMD Business Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Manager
6 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Project Manager
6 1 (8.33%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Equities
1 2 (16.67%) Fixed Income
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Wealth Management
2 9 (75.00%) Investment Management
3 4 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 4 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Data Governance
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) EMIR
1 12 (100.00%) MiFID
2 10 (83.33%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (33.33%) FATCA
4 2 (16.67%) UCITS
5 1 (8.33%) Solvency II