April 2018 Quarterly Report

  • The Labourforce / Impex TL&SC Job Index rose a further 3.3% in March, a new record high
  • The permanent market is performing well, a very healthy 5.6% more job vacancies available in March
  • The contingent market has been decidedly weak for the last year. The year has not started well, retreating 6.4%
  • Queensland rose a massive 5.6% in March eliminating the fall at the start of the year. Year on year growth is an extraordinary 30.6%
  • NSW/ACT achieved a similar level of expansion in March of 5.4%
  • March was great for anyone looking for a job in road transport. Vacancies rose 7.8%
  • Air, Sea and Rail transport has also enjoyed a brisk start to the year. Vacancies are up 17.8% in the first three months of the year
  • Transport and Logistics employers were very active in March registering a massive 9.6% rise in advertised vacancies