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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPEG over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 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
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-5.35% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-27.50% -
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
135 198 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 24.68% 31.58% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 132 37
Average daily rate £350 £390 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £182 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 27 6
Average hourly rate £32.00 £19.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% -43.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £13.59 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £124.00 £27.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

MPEG
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

MPEG Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire