Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for AIFMD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AIFMD over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD)
England > London
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 619 598 620
Rank change year-on-year -21 +22 -47
Contract jobs citing AIFMD 7 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.015% 0.049% 0.016%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.15% 0.39% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 5
London median daily rate £675 £650 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% +23.81% -4.55%
10th Percentile £530 £513 £473
90th Percentile £763 £750 £648
England median daily rate £675 £625 £375
% change year-on-year +8.00% +66.67% -31.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

AIFMD is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 4,822 5,679 4,983
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.46% 12.61% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,414 4,098 3,500
London median daily rate £475 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £278 £306 £270
90th Percentile £650 £675 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 63 65
London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +10.74% -9.70%
10th Percentile £11.03 £12.10 £12.35
90th Percentile £57.50 £47.40 £60.74
England median hourly rate £22.10 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +10.49% -11.11% +4.41%

AIFMD
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing AIFMD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for AIFMD in London

AIFMD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AIFMD in London

AIFMD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AIFMD in London over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AIFMD in London

AIFMD
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIFMD within the London region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -31 1 £800 +23.08%
AIFMD
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing AIFMD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for AIFMD.

1 6 (85.71%) MiFID
2 5 (71.43%) Investment Management
2 5 (71.43%) Asset Management
3 4 (57.14%) EMIR
4 3 (42.86%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) Private Banking
4 3 (42.86%) Wealth Management
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Front Office
4 3 (42.86%) Banking
5 2 (28.57%) GDPR
5 2 (28.57%) Solvency II
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) Fund Management
6 1 (14.29%) SunGard APT
6 1 (14.29%) UCITS
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Back Office
6 1 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 1 (14.29%) SunGard
6 1 (14.29%) PMP
6 1 (14.29%) Algorithmics

AIFMD
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SunGard APT
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Front Office
1 3 (42.86%) Private Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Business Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Project Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Banking Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Banking Business Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Project Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Regulatory Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Banking Project Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Business Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Business Project Manager
3 2 (28.57%) MiFID Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) MiFID Project Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Regulatory Reporting Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Report Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Report Manager
4 1 (14.29%) AIFMD Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Business Change Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Change Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Asset Management
1 5 (71.43%) Investment Management
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Wealth Management
3 2 (28.57%) Fund Management
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) MiFID
2 4 (57.14%) EMIR
3 3 (42.86%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (28.57%) GDPR
4 2 (28.57%) Solvency II
5 1 (14.29%) UCITS
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Algorithmics
1 1 (14.29%) SunGard