The table below looks at the prevalence of the term MPEG in contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MPEG over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 37 53
Contract jobs citing MPEG 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton - 1.80% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 10.20% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £325 £333
% change year-on-year +6.92% -2.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £29.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +46.55% -27.50%  

MPEG is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 78 49 121
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 29.89% 17.63% 28.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 26 91
Median daily rate £425 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -21.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £495 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.88 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.50% -6.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.13 £10.58 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £15.18 £30.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.68% +48.00%  

MPEG
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton citing MPEG as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for MPEG in Southampton

MPEG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MPEG in Southampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for MPEG in Southampton

MPEG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MPEG in Southampton