Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 2019 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 564 621 590
Rank change year-on-year +57 -31 +23
Contract jobs citing AIFMD 6 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.015% 0.015% 0.033%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.16% 0.14% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 14
London median daily rate £491 £670 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.68% +11.67% -
10th Percentile £325 £525 £486
90th Percentile £612 £769 £684
England median daily rate £533 £670 £600
% change year-on-year -20.52% +11.67% +60.00%
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 3,810 4,979 5,269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.68% 10.96% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,604 3,511 3,752
London median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £305
90th Percentile £675 £674 £675
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 74 61
London median hourly rate £19.50 £25.25 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.77% +23.17% -6.82%
10th Percentile £12.50 £14.00 £12.88
90th Percentile £48.70 £63.68 £50.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.25 £20.25
% change year-on-year -5.38% +14.81% -10.00%

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 22 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AIFMD in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 (100.00%) MiFID
1 6 (100.00%) EMIR
2 5 (83.33%) Investment Management
2 5 (83.33%) Data Analysis
3 4 (66.67%) Business Analysis
4 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (50.00%) GoldenSource
4 3 (50.00%) Equities
4 3 (50.00%) Fund Management
4 3 (50.00%) UCITS
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) Active Listening
5 2 (33.33%) thinkFolio
5 2 (33.33%) Time Management
6 1 (16.67%) Derivative
6 1 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) Banking
6 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 1 (16.67%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (16.67%) FATCA
6 1 (16.67%) Contract for Difference
6 1 (16.67%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (16.67%) OTC Derivatives

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 2 (33.33%) thinkFolio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Report Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Master Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Regulatory Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Equities
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Contract for Difference
3 1 (16.67%) Derivative
3 1 (16.67%) OTC Derivatives
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Data Analysis
1 5 (83.33%) Investment Management
2 4 (66.67%) Business Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (50.00%) Fund Management
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Active Listening
4 2 (33.33%) Time Management
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) EMIR
1 6 (100.00%) MiFID
2 3 (50.00%) UCITS
3 1 (16.67%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (16.67%) FATCA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) GoldenSource