Press Releases

Highlights: Professional job opportunities fell by 3.5% (11,633) in June 2016 when compared to the previous month (12,056) but were up 3% compared to June 2015. There were 4% less professionals seeking job opportunities (7,788) in June 2016 compared to the previous month (8,129). In Financial ...

12/07/2016

Highlights: Availability of professional job opportunities fell by 1% in May compared to the previous month. There was a decrease of 9% in professional job opportunities compared to May 2015. The number of professionals seeking new roles increased by 9% in May, compared to April 2016. It was up 2% ...

07/06/2016

Monthly Data: Professional job opportunities increased by nearly 2% in April, compared to March 2016. There was a decrease of 9% in in professional job opportunities compared to April a year ago. However there is an overall balance and stability in the market. The number of professionals seeking ...

11/05/2016

Quarterly Update: The volume of professional job opportunities decreased by less than 1%, in Q1 2016 (36,925) compared to Q1 2015 (37,171). The number of professionals seeking new roles increased by 4% this quarter (24,084) compared to the same period in 2015 (23,140). IT, Engineering, Supply Chain...

13/04/2016

Highlights of Morgan McKinley Working Hours Survey Ireland 7 out of 10 Irish professionals work longer than their contracted hours. Almost one-fifth worked an extra three months a year, i.e. 10 hours extra per week. 62% of employees felt obligated to work longer than their contracted hours. More ...

15/03/2016

Highlights Overall Professional job opportunities were on a par with the same month last year (11,762) but fell by 11% compared to January 2016 (13,173). Numbers of professionals seeking new roles was down 2% on the previous month but up 14% on February 2015. The monitor recorded significant talent...

08/03/2016

Highlights The monitor recorded 37% month-on-month increase in vacancies in January 2016. The proportion of job opportunities reached the same level as in January 2015. There was a 50% month-on-month increase in the number of professionals active in the job market between January 2016 and December ...

08/02/2016

Highlights The Monitor recorded a 24% month-on-month decline in vacancies in December 2015, with a 5% decline year-on-year Although the proportion of job seekers weakened by 21% month-on-month, the overall figure was up 5% for the year The finance sector has witnessed a return of the bonus culture ...

20/01/2016

Highlights • Salaries – Average salary increases in 2016 will be in the range of 10%, rising to 15-20% for specialist positions in sectors where there are skills shortages, including Life Sciences, IT, Accounting & Finance, Science and Engineering. • Salaries - Employers warned against ...

12/01/2016

Highlights The number of professionals seeking new roles (9,425) peaked in July 2015. The Monitor recorded the highest number of professional opportunities (13,445) in May 2015. Nationally, 9% more professional opportunities were available in November 2015 compared to the same month last year. 7% ...

08/12/2015