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Hiring Trends - Job Report for December 2018

KPMG and REC UK Report on Jobs Summary – January 2019

 

Summarised findings from throughout December 2018 published in the REC Report on Jobs Summary.


“A lack of work ready candidates is really beginning to bite UK businesses and the situation is worsening. Many of the UK’s main sectors are now struggling to hire staff. It really is a candidates market at the moment.

A lot of people don't want to move jobs right now because there is so much uncertainty around. In addition, the supply of EU citizens entering the UK for work is slowing whilst every sector continues to industries like engineering, finance and IT are opening up.

December is always a bit of a lean period in the jobs market but Brexit has amplified that effect. Consequently, companies are having to offer increasingly attractive and creative packages to tempt new talent on board. If you aren’t looking forward to another year in your current job, now is a good time to go job hunting.’  James Stewart, Vice Chair at KPMG

 

‘It’s no surprise that growth in new permanent jobs dropped to its lowest level in almost two years last month because economic uncertainty is now affecting companies’ hiring plans. But the underlying strength of our labour market is still there – vacancies are high and temporary placements rose in the run-up to Christmas. There are opportunities out there for people who want to change job in 2019.’ Recruitment & Employment Confederation chief executive Neil Carberry

               

Key Points form the December Survey:

 

·         Permanent appointments rise at the slowest rate since April 2017

·         The Supply of candidates falls sharply

·         Further Increases in starting pay

 

·         The skills shortages reported within Accountancy/Finance permanent roles during December 2018 are:

o    Accountants

o    Accounts

o    Audit

o    Banking

o    Compliance

o    Credit Controllers

o    Estimators

o    Finance

o    Financial Services

o    Risk

o    Tax

o    Treasury

o    Underwriters

 

·         The skills shortages reported within Accountancy/Finance temporary roles during December 2018 are:

o    Accountants

o    Accounts

o    Audit

o    Banking

o    Compliance

o    Credit Controllers

o    Finance

o    Payroll

o    Risk

o    Treasury

 

 Click here for more information on the REC and KPMG January 2019 Report on Jobs Summary

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