The table below looks at the prevalence of the term MPEG in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPEG over the 3 months to 1 July 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 Jul 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 the City of London - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
+26.78% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -
MPEG
London

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

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1303 2240 2242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.07% 38.28% 37.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1067 1790 1677
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 41 30
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.63 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.07% +5.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.84 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £51.30 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -16.66%

MPEG
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing MPEG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

MPEG Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MPEG
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

MPEG Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

MPEG
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

MPEG Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

MPEG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 City of London region with a requirement for MPEG.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Digital TV
2 1 (50.00%) DVB
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Streaming Media
2 1 (50.00%) IPTV
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Video on Demand
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell

MPEG
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) DVB
1 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) IOS XR
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Developer
1 1 (50.00%) DTV Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Digital TV
1 1 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (50.00%) IPTV
1 1 (50.00%) Over-the-Top Content
1 1 (50.00%) Streaming Media
1 1 (50.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) DDoS Mitigation
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Akamai
2 1 (50.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) SevOne