The table below looks at the prevalence of the term MPEG in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPEG over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
South East / Hampshire
Rank - 115 119
Contract jobs citing MPEG 0 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire - 0.44% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.36% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Median daily rate - £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

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

Miscellaneous Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
515 589 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 29.89% 32.10% 29.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 367 344
Median daily rate £420 £385 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 34 44
Median hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 £18.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +63.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.79 £14.12 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.71 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +22.85%

MPEG
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing MPEG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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