1)Fast moving sectors for employment (ReedJobIndex, Monster Employment Index)
a) Public sector, defence community: 18%
b) Engineering: 13%
c): IT: 12%
d) Hospitality and tourism: 11%
e) Transport, port and logistics: 10%
a) Plant and machine operators and assemblers: 11%
b) Professionals: 2%
c) Technicians and Associate Professionals: 1%
a) Midlands: 15%
b) North England: 2%
c) East Anglia: 1%
2) Negatively affected sectors (ReedJobIndex, Monster Employment Index)
a) Production, Manufacturing, Maintenance, Repair: -5%
b) Environment, Architecture and Urbanism: -7%
c) Legal: -9%
d) Management and Consulting: -9%
e) Arts, Entertainment, Sports and Leisure: -10%
a) Service and sales workers: -7%
b): Managers: -8%
c) Elementary occupations: -27%
a) Scotland: -6%
b) Northers Ireland: -7%
c) Wales: -7%
3) Recruitment and Salary intentions (Reed Job Index, ONS)
a) 6% fall in job opportunities compared to March 2012
b) Salaries for new jobs are 1% lower than they were in December 2009
c) Total pay (including bonuses) rose by 1.1%, down 0.2% on the three months to January 2012. Regular pay (excluding bonuses) rose by 1.6% on a year earlier, unchanged on the three months to January 2012. Bonus payments were lower in January and February 2012 than in the first two months of 2011, particularly in the finance and business services sector.
4) Unemployment (XpertHR, British Chamber of Commerce, Institute for Public Policy Research)
a) The employment rate for those aged from 16 to 64 was 70.4%, up 0.1 on the quarter. There were 29.17 million people in employment aged 16 and over, up 53,000 on the quarter.
b) The unemployment rate was 8.3% of the economically active population, down 0.1% on the quarter. There were 2.65 million unemployed people, down 35,000 on the quarter. This is the first quarterly fall in unemployment since the three months to May 2011.
c) The inactivity rate for those aged from 16 to 64 was 23.1%, down 0.1% on the quarter. There were 9.27 million economically inactive people aged from 16 to 64, down 25,000 on the quarter.
d) An expected jobless rate of 41% among 16 and 17 year olds by Q1 2013, and 23% of 18 to 24 year olds out of
work by Q2 2012.
5) Permanent and Temp/Contract (REC)
a) Permanent placements increase further continuing in the trend since January 2012 but temp billings show slight falls
b) Permanent staff availability down slightly, weaker rise in temp availability
c) Permanent salaries remained stagnant, but temp salaries rose slightly
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