June 2017 Report

  • In May, the Labourforce / Impex TL&SC Job Index recovered 1.7%, largely a seasonal pick up from the low in April because of Easter
  • The structural change is the divide between the sharp rise in Temporary and Contract and the slide in permanent vacancies
  • TL&SC is showing clear signs of a further move towards a contingent workforce
  • Victoria continues to expand, up 5.5% to a new record high
  • NSW remains a drag on the national market falling 1%
  • Store Persons and Freight Handlers leads all occupations, up 28.8% year on year
  • Retail and Wholesale continued to slide – 10.3% in May alone.
  • Transport employers are picking up the slack up 6.8% in May, a new record high and evidence of a move towards outsourcing