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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPEG over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
Rank 113 126 128
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Contract jobs citing MPEG 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.23% 0.081% 0.082%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 0.26% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £400 £225 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -53.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £415 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +38.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
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
651 773 791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.89% 31.22% 32.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 433 398
Median daily rate £413 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.19% +11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 30 18
Median hourly rate £20.50 £20.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.20% +29.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.33 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £38.25 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +8.57%

MPEG
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing MPEG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPEG within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Newbury - 4 - -
Reading +12 1 £400 -
MPEG
South East

MPEG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MPEG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for MPEG.

1 6 (75.00%) HTTP
1 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (75.00%) STB
1 6 (75.00%) Video on Demand
2 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 4 (50.00%) SLA
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Digital TV
4 2 (25.00%) SSH
4 2 (25.00%) Silverlight
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) Video Processing
4 2 (25.00%) Tektronix
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) Node.js
4 2 (25.00%) IPTV
4 2 (25.00%) Video Content Ingestion
4 2 (25.00%) DVB
4 2 (25.00%) Telnet
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (25.00%) CMS
4 2 (25.00%) Games
4 2 (25.00%) Streaming Video
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) DOCSIS
4 2 (25.00%) DRM
4 2 (25.00%) Adobe
4 2 (25.00%) Apple

MPEG
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) HTTP
1 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (25.00%) BGP
3 2 (25.00%) DOCSIS
3 2 (25.00%) DVB
3 2 (25.00%) MPLS
3 2 (25.00%) OSPF
3 2 (25.00%) RIP
3 2 (25.00%) SNMP
3 2 (25.00%) SSH
3 2 (25.00%) Telnet
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Video On Demand Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Broadcast Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Development Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IPTV Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) HTML5
1 2 (25.00%) Node.js
1 2 (25.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) STB
1 6 (75.00%) Video on Demand
2 3 (37.50%) Digital TV
3 2 (25.00%) IPTV
3 2 (25.00%) Streaming Video
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) DRM
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) Validation
2 2 (25.00%) Video Content Ingestion
2 2 (25.00%) Video Processing
3 1 (12.50%) Broadcast Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
1 2 (25.00%) C++
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe
1 2 (25.00%) Apple
1 2 (25.00%) Tektronix