The table below looks at the prevalence of the term MPEG in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPEG over the 3 months to 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
Rank 131 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MPEG 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.11% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£240 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
-26.15% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
MPEG
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
753 741 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.25% 27.04% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 348 228
Average daily rate £400 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 32
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.52 £10.00 £12.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £29.90 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +2.27%

MPEG
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MPEG across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

MPEG Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

MPEG
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MPEG across the Berkshire region.

MPEG Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

MPEG
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MPEG across the Berkshire region.

MPEG Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

MPEG
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPEG within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 7 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 3 £240 -
MPEG
South East

MPEG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing MPEG also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MPEG.

1 2 (66.67%) RIP
1 2 (66.67%) SNMP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe
1 2 (66.67%) Apple
1 2 (66.67%) MPLS
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) DOCSIS
1 2 (66.67%) DRM
1 2 (66.67%) DTV
1 2 (66.67%) Telnet
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) CMS
1 2 (66.67%) Games
1 2 (66.67%) Streaming Video
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) STB
1 2 (66.67%) SSH
1 2 (66.67%) IPTV
1 2 (66.67%) Silverlight
1 2 (66.67%) Video Processing
1 2 (66.67%) Tektronix
1 2 (66.67%) Video on Demand
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) C

MPEG
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing MPEG also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MPEG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) RIP
1 2 (66.67%) SNMP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) MPLS
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) DOCSIS
1 2 (66.67%) Telnet
1 2 (66.67%) SSH
General
1 2 (66.67%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) DTV
1 2 (66.67%) Streaming Video
1 2 (66.67%) STB
1 2 (66.67%) IPTV
1 2 (66.67%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) DRM
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Video Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe
1 2 (66.67%) Apple
1 2 (66.67%) Tektronix