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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPEG over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
Rank 107 98 98
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing MPEG 12 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.55% 0.062% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.84% 0.22% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £375 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £345
% change year-on-year
- -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
MPEG
South East

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
653 445 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 29.74% 27.71% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 240 200
Average daily rate £360 £351 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.71% -1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £233 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 20 35
Average hourly rate £19.13 £28.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.67% -25.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £17.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £43.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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
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 21 November 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
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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 +1 7 £300 -20.00%
MPEG
South East

MPEG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 16 (94.12%) DVB
2 5 (29.41%) C++
3 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 4 (23.53%) Linux
3 4 (23.53%) DTV
4 3 (17.65%) Degree
4 3 (17.65%) STB
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) Embedded C
4 3 (17.65%) C
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.76%) Informix
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle
5 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
5 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
5 2 (11.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (11.76%) IPTV
5 2 (11.76%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (11.76%) Streaming Video
5 2 (11.76%) VHDL
5 2 (11.76%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
6 1 (5.88%) Tandberg
6 1 (5.88%) Video on Demand
6 1 (5.88%) Wireless
6 1 (5.88%) Electronics
6 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
6 1 (5.88%) Python
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++

MPEG
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Communications & Networking
1 16 (94.12%) DVB
2 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Informix
General
1 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Support Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Systems Support
2 7 (41.18%) Systems Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Broadcast Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Project Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) DTV
2 3 (17.65%) STB
3 2 (11.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (11.76%) IPTV
3 2 (11.76%) Streaming Video
3 2 (11.76%) VHDL
4 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (11.76%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.76%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C++
2 3 (17.65%) Embedded C
2 3 (17.65%) C
3 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++
3 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Ericsson
2 1 (5.88%) Tandberg