REC Labour Market Tracker: Number of job adverts reaches new high for 2022 as labour shortages continue to bite

Reposted from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation In the week of 6-12 June, there were 1.69 million job adverts in the UK, a record high for 2022This is despite the number of new job postings falling to 160,000 in the week following the Jubilee bank holiday weekendAlmost all occupation areas recorded at least marginal increases … Continue reading REC Labour Market Tracker: Number of job adverts reaches new high for 2022 as labour shortages continue to bite

Labour market LIVE from Learning and Work Institute 17 May 2022

Unemployment is 1,257,000, down by 40,000 from last month’s published figure (quarterly headline down by 118,000). The unemployment rate 3.7%, down by 0.1 percentage points on last month and down by 0.3 percentage points on last quarter. The ONS figure for claimant unemployed is 1,612,500, down by 56,900 on last month, and the claimant rate … Continue reading Labour market LIVE from Learning and Work Institute 17 May 2022

Sheffield apprenticeship vacancy list (w/c 12 Apr)

This week’s apprenticeship vacancy lists from the ESFA are out. Overall there is a small increase at local level (+4) but a small decrease at regional level (-19) with 913 positions available across South Yorkshire this week, including 390 in Sheffield. 58.3% (532/913) of the available positions are at level 3 or above, including 51 … Continue reading Sheffield apprenticeship vacancy list (w/c 12 Apr)

Labour market LIVE from Learning and Work Institute (12 Oct)

Unemployment is 1,510,000, down by 40,000 from last month’s published figure (the quarterly headline fell by 126,000). The unemployment rate is 4.5%, down by 0.1 percentage points on last month and down by 0.4 percentage points on last quarter.The ONS figure for claimant unemployed is 2,112,800, and is down by 51,100 on last month. The … Continue reading Labour market LIVE from Learning and Work Institute (12 Oct)

L&WI Labour Market Statistics: September 2021

Reposted from the Learning & Work Institute The Learning & Work Institute has published its September 2021 Labour Market Statistics analysis. Key findings are as follows: 1. The labour market continues to recover with payroll employment back at pre pandemic levels Employment rose by 183,000 in May to July 2021 compared to the previous quarter … Continue reading L&WI Labour Market Statistics: September 2021

The Mayoral Combined Authority Labour Market information survey

South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority is undertaking a small piece of research to understand how individuals and organisations use labour market information (LMI) to make decisions, inform others and raise awareness of jobs. LMI is information, resources or materials which help understand current and future jobs in the local area the skills needed for certain … Continue reading The Mayoral Combined Authority Labour Market information survey

Labour Market Update (Learning & Work Institute) 17 Aug

Reposted from the Learning & Work Institute Unemployment is 1,600,000, down by 36,000 from last month’s published figure (quarterly headline has fallen by 53,000) and the unemployment rate 4.7%, fell by 0.1 percentage points on last month and is down by 0.2 percentage points on last quarter.The ONS figure for claimant unemployed is 2,293,000, and … Continue reading Labour Market Update (Learning & Work Institute) 17 Aug

Labour Insight for Sheffield – July 2021 (Burning Glass Technologies)

Analysis of data collated by Burning Glass Technologies indicates that, as of Wednesday 7 July 2021l, there were 13,554 job vacancies in Sheffield. The professions with greatest demand for staff were Sales (502), Other Administrative (454), Programmers and Software Developers (437), Customer Service (331) and Chartered / Certified Accountants (313), Nurses (310) and Care workers … Continue reading Labour Insight for Sheffield – July 2021 (Burning Glass Technologies)

REC JobsOutlook: Confidence in the economy turns positive for the first time in three years

Written by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation Data from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) reveals that in the three months to May 2021, business confidence in the UK economy turned positive for the first time since June 2018. https://www.rec.uk.com/our-view/news/press-releases/jobsoutlook-confidence-economy-turns-positive-first-time-three-years The latest REC JobsOutlook survey found that employers are increasingly optimistic about the economic outlook as pandemic restrictions … Continue reading REC JobsOutlook: Confidence in the economy turns positive for the first time in three years