The table below looks at the prevalence of the term MPEG in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPEG over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
Rank 126 135 128
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing MPEG 3 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.12% 0.072% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.25% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Median daily rate £223 - £320
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 - £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £241 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £240 £320
% change year-on-year
+35.41% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £39.00
MPEG
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
746 793 816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.26% 28.74% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 419 430
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £522 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 85 74
Median hourly rate £19.00 £32.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.53% +22.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -14.28%

MPEG
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

MPEG Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

MPEG
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

MPEG Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

MPEG
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

MPEG Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

MPEG
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPEG within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
Suffolk 0 3 £223 -
MPEG
England

MPEG
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 East of England region with a requirement for MPEG.

1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) VLAN
1 4 (100.00%) Multicast
2 3 (75.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms

MPEG
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (75.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) Multicast
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) VLAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Build Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Network Integration Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Switch Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco