January 2019 Quarterly Report

  • The Labourforce/Impex TL&SC Job Index rose 3.3% taking it to 171.38, a new record high
  • Job opportunities are now 14.5% higher than last December
  • The Permanent Job Index expanded by 22.3% during 2018 and is also in record territory
  • Contingent declined 4.4% year on year. There has been a broad move back from contingent to permanent employment
  • VIC/TAS have been “on fire” this year. The VIC/ TAS Job Index added a further 5.2% in the latest quarter leaving it a massive 22.6% higher than a year ago
  • Both NSW/ACT and Queensland grew by 14.6% during 2018
  • What a year for Road Transport! Demand has risen 33.6% in just 12 months
  • Air, Sea and Rail Transport ended the year in fine style rising a massive 18.6% in just three months
  • Transport and Logistics employers ended the year as they started. In great shape! The year could not have ended better – up 43.8% year on year
  • The laggard last year was Retail and Wholesale. Job opportunities are down 14.9% reflecting the disruption in the sector