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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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 - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-27.50% -
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
91 81 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 24.93% 26.73% 31.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 51 33
Average daily rate £360 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £513 £740
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 15
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +16.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

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