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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD)
Rank 615 620 632
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +12
Contract jobs citing AIFMD 6 24 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.043% 0.002%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.12% 0.43% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 1
Median daily rate £525 £588 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.63% +48.35%
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
4870 5556 5266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.79% 10.06% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3165 3421 3393
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 210 214
Median hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +13.63%

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 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 8 December 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 +5 6 £525 -10.63%
London -21 6 £525 -10.63%
City of London -6 1 - -

AIFMD
Top 27 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 (100.00%) MiFID
1 10 (100.00%) EMIR
2 8 (80.00%) Dodd-Frank
2 8 (80.00%) Investment Management
2 8 (80.00%) Wealth Management
3 5 (50.00%) Banking
3 5 (50.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Project Management
4 4 (40.00%) FATCA
5 3 (30.00%) Front Office
6 2 (20.00%) UCITS
6 2 (20.00%) Data Architecture
6 2 (20.00%) Data Governance
6 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) Equities
6 2 (20.00%) Retail
6 2 (20.00%) Legal
6 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (20.00%) Fixed Income
6 2 (20.00%) MS Project
6 2 (20.00%) Change Management
6 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
7 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (10.00%) HTTP

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 (20.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
General
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
1 5 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Front Office
4 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (20.00%) Legal
4 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Business Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) MiFID Business Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Regulatory Business Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (30.00%) Business IT Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) IT Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) IT Business Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (20.00%) MiFID Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Equities
1 2 (20.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Investment Management
1 8 (80.00%) Wealth Management
2 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Data Governance
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) EMIR
1 10 (100.00%) MiFID
2 8 (80.00%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (40.00%) FATCA
4 2 (20.00%) UCITS