April 2017 Report

  • The Labourforce / Impex TL&SC Job Index hit a new record high in March
  • Job opportunities rose a further 2.1% during the month
  • Permanent job vacancies have risen 4.9% in the first three months of 2017
  • Temporary and Contract job opportunities also rose by 2.2% but are down over 6% so far this year. This is seasonal rather than structural
  • Vacancies rose 2% in NSW/ACT and by 3.9% in VIC/TAS, also a new record high
  • Management roles have performed particularly strongly in both March and the first quarter
  • Air, Sea and Rail opportunities are showing positive signals and a stagnant 2016
  • Demand amongst Public Sector, Health and Education employers rose a massive 4.1% in March
  • Transport and Logistics employers increased job orders by 2.9% to a new record high Index