The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term MPEG in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPEG over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Hampshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
Rank 110 100 99
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing MPEG 3 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.15% 0.34% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.66% 1.57% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £175 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £175 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £274 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £345
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -36.36%
Miscellaneous Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
453 383 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 22.15% 21.90% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 224 172
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £200 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £504 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 23 48
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.90 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
MPEG
South East

MPEG
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

MPEG Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

MPEG
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

MPEG Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

MPEG
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MPEG across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

MPEG Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

MPEG
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

MPEG Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

MPEG
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPEG within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton -10 1 £215 +22.85%
MPEG
South East

MPEG
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 4 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) DTV
2 3 (50.00%) DVB
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Streaming Video
3 2 (33.33%) Informix
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) Smartcard
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) CA
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) STB
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Video on Demand
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database

MPEG
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 3 (50.00%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Informix
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Broadcast Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) DTV
2 2 (33.33%) Streaming Video
3 1 (16.67%) Smartcard
3 1 (16.67%) STB
3 1 (16.67%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) CA