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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
South East / Hampshire
Rank - 104 123
Contract jobs citing MPEG 0 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire - 0.67% 0.096%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.35% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £363 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.96% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £29.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+46.55% -27.50%

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
524 553 568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 29.26% 28.67% 27.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 353 319
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £573 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 22 37
Median hourly rate £17.00 £45.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.22% +71.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £13.48 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.87 £55.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-23.40% +25.11%

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