The table below looks at the prevalence of the term MPEG in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPEG over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
Rank - 150 -
Contract jobs citing MPEG 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.060% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £323 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £306
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +20.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
MPEG
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
834 951 813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.78% 28.67% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 570 492
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £507 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +7.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 59 48
Median hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +97.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.33 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.88%

MPEG
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

MPEG Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

MPEG
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MPEG across the South West region.

MPEG Daily Rate Trend in the South West

MPEG
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MPEG across the South West region.

MPEG Hourly Rate Trend in the South West