Blog Tag Archives: REC / KPMG Report on Jobs

RESULTS ARE IN FROM THE REC/KPMG’S APR ’15 ‘REPORT ON JOBS’

Key points from the April survey: Strongest increase in permanent staff appointments in eight months Temp billings growth eases to six-month low Acceleration of pay growth for permanent and temporary staff   The number of people placed in permanent jobs by recruitment consultants continued to rise in April and agencies’ short-term staff billings increased further in April […]

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RESULTS ARE IN FROM THE REC/KPMG’S MAR ’15 ‘REPORT ON JOBS’

Key points from the March survey: Further marked increases in permanent placements and temp billings Salaries for permanent hires rise at sharpest rate in six months Candidate availability tightens further This month’s survey data highlighted further marked growth of recruitment activity across the UK. The survey’s index of job vacancies rose to a five-month high in March, […]

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RESULTS ARE IN FROM THE REC/KPMG’S FEB ’15 ‘REPORT ON JOBS’

Key points from the February survey: Permanent placements rise at fastest pace in four months Temp billings increase at sharpest rate since last September Salary growth remains marked Permanent staff placements continued to rise in February and the rate of growth in appointments was marked as the fastest since last October. Permanent staff starting salaries also […]

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RESULTS ARE IN FROM THE REC/KPMG’S JAN ’15 ‘REPORT ON JOBS’

Key points from the January survey: Permanent and temporary appointments rise, but rate of growth slows Vacancies increase at stronger pace Rate of decline in candidate availability moderates   January data showed a faster increase in demand for staff, with the overall level of job vacancies rising at the strongest rate in three months. Average starting salaries for people […]

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RESULTS ARE IN FROM THE REC/KPMG’S NOV ’14 ‘REPORT ON JOBS’

Key points from the survey: – Permanent placements increase at slowest pace in 18 months – Faster rise in temp billings – Strong salary growth amid falling candidate availability This months data showed that the number of people placed in permanent jobs by surveyed recruitment consultancies continued to rise in November. Not not only this, but starting […]

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RESULTS ARE IN FROM THE REC/KPMG’S OCT ’14 ‘REPORT ON JOBS’

This months guide to the UK labour market, showed these key points: Permanent appointments growth still strong in October, despite easing Pay growth moderates Staff availability continues to decline markedly   Permanent staff placements continued to rise in October, extending the current period of expansion to 25 months. However, the rate of expansion was the slowest since […]

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RESULTS ARE IN FROM THE REC/KPMG’S AUG ’14 ‘REPORT ON JOBS’

This monthly guide to the UK labour market, uses survey data provided by a select panel of recruitment consultancies. Key points from this month’s survey: Demand for staff increases at fastest pace since April 1998 Growth of staff appointments remains marked, despite easing

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Current ONS employment stats report record high employment levels

The Office of National Statistics report that last quarters employment levels continue to rise and unemployment continues to fall across Great Britain, continuing the trend of the past two years. ONS headline figures are now: EMPLOYMENT: UNEMPLOYMENT: ECONOMICALLY INATIVE: There are 8.78m people aged 16 – 64 who are out of work but not seeking […]

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Results are in from the REC/KPMG’s Jan ’14 ‘Report on Jobs’

  This monthly guide to the UK labour market, which uses survey data provided by a select panel of recruitment consultancies (including yours truly), clearly reports continued increasing confidence from UK Employer’s.   At a glance: Vacancies rise at fastest pace in almost 16 years!

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Staff placements increase at highest rate for over 2 yrs and Contractor revenue is up also

According to the REC/KPMG Report on Jobs for June the growth of permanent staff placements accelerated markedly, reaching the fastest rate for over two years. Similarly, temporary/contract staff billings rose at a much sharper pace, with the latest increase the strongest in seven months, with contract assignments being filled more quickly earlier on the year.

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