March 2017 Report

  • The Labourforce / Impex TL&SC Job Index rose 1.7% closing in on the record high set in December
  • The strongest growth is now in permanent job opportunities with vacancies rising 3% in February while temporary and contract roles slipped 1.3%
  • All states grew with the exception of Queensland which fell 4.1%
  • While demand rose in WA in February it is still very weak with demand 10.4% lower than a year ago
  • TL&SC Management enjoyed a rare strong month. Managerial roles rose 4.3%
  • Demand for Store Persons and Freight Handlers hit another all time record high Index of 225.50
  • Manufacturing had another very positive month. Vacancies expanded by 5%
  • Transport and Logistics employers were also very busy with job activity up 4%. Both are now at new record levels