The table below looks at the prevalence of the term MPEG in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPEG over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MPEG 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £415 £313
% change year-on-year
-14.45% +32.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 Oxfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
141 202 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 23.70% 27.75% 23.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 133 72
Median daily rate £350 £400 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +31.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 17
Median hourly rate £27.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £9.70 £8.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £39.00 £20.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.75%

MPEG
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

MPEG Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire