The table below looks at the prevalence of the term MPEG in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPEG over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MPEG 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
- -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.75
MPEG
Cambridgeshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
117 130 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 31.79% 38.46% 36.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 59 70
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 29
Average hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £20.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%

MPEG
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

MPEG Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

MPEG
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

MPEG Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

MPEG
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

MPEG Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

MPEG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) SAS
2 1 (33.33%) Broadband
2 1 (33.33%) PBX
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) RTP
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (33.33%) Perforce
2 1 (33.33%) Streaming Video
2 1 (33.33%) Samba
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) AWK
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (33.33%) IPTV
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) qmail

MPEG
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (33.33%) SAS
1 1 (33.33%) nginx
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Broadband
1 1 (33.33%) PBX
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) RTP
1 1 (33.33%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (33.33%) GStreamer
1 1 (33.33%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
1 1 (33.33%) Streaming Video
1 1 (33.33%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) AWK
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) sed
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Samba
1 1 (33.33%) qmail
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Bacula
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Perforce