Employment Monitor

Highlights Overall April 2015 saw a record number of professional job opportunities come to market – 13,445 jobs in a four week period. A 1% decrease in professionals seeking employment this month compared to April 2014. 18% rise nationally in the number of IT jobs available this month compared to ...

12/05/2015

Quarterly Data: Professional job opportunities increase by 27% in Q1 2015 compared to Q1 2014 Financial services, HR, Multilingual and Engineering are most buoyant sectors to date in 2015 Positive first quarter of the year however supply of talent in these sectors will be a key test of resilience ...

15/04/2015

Highlights Overall: Professional job vacancies up 23% nationally on February 2014 demonstrating continued growth in the economy (11,801 vacancies this month V 9,570 vacancies in February 2014). February 2015 saw a 6% increase in the number of professionals entering the employment market compared ...

11/03/2015

Speakers included industry professionals Kevin Butler of Deloitte, Paul Hickey of McKesson fame and our own Bryan Hyland . Some Interesting current trends were discussed and a few thought provoking trends emerged: Job-seeking graduates hitting the market care about leadership opportunities and ...

27/02/2015

2014 Insights Overall There was a 49% increase in the number of professional jobs available in December 2014 over December 2013. Overall 2014 witnessed the most significant increase in year on year job creation since 2008. Life sciences and pharma were particularly dynamic sectors in 2014. ...

15/01/2015

Highlights Overall There was a 33% increase in the number of professional jobs available in November 2014 (11,612) compared to the same month last year (8,704). However, this rise mainly took place over the last six months with a 24% increase since June 2014 alone. Between October 2014 and November...

09/12/2014

Highlights Overall Compared to October 2013, there was an increase in professional job vacancies of 14% (11,056 compared to 9,684). Month-on-month, the number of vacancies for professionals continues to rise with a 5% upsurge compared to last month, September 2014 (10,572). Employment is increasing...

12/11/2014

Highlights Overall The number of professional job vacancies increased by almost 30% when comparing September 2014 (10,572) to September 2013 (8,184). However, the number of professional candidates available has fallen from 9,670 in September 2013 to 8,930 in August 2014 to 7,400 in September 2014. ...

13/10/2014

Highlights Overall The number of professional job vacancies increased by 4% between July and August this year (10,120 compared to 9,699). There was a 19% increase in vacancies in August this year compared to the same month in 2013 (8,527 to 10,120). The numbers of professionals seeking jobs in ...

09/09/2014

Highlights Overall A 21% increase in professional job vacancies in July 2014 (9,699) compared to July 2013 (7,681) The month-on-month decrease of 3% between June and July 2014 (9,537 to 9,277) is normal for the summer months. The number of professionals seeking jobs in July 2014 (9,500) was up by 4...

13/08/2014