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Skilled job vacancies up in July

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20 August 2014

Skilled job vacancies up in July

Skilled job vacancies advertised online increased by 0.6 per cent from June, while the total number of online advertisements for skilled jobs has grown by 9.9 per cent in the past year to July, according to the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s Jobs Online report.

The sectors that saw the largest increase in online vacancies were construction and engineering (up 2.9 per cent), hospitality and tourism (up 1.0 per cent), and information technology (up 1 per cent). Technician and trade worker occupation groups experienced the biggest growth both monthly and annually (up 0.7 and 20.1 per cent respectively).

The Ministry has expanded the number of regions to be included in the Jobs Online report, which will now cover seven regions in the North Island and three regions in the South Island. In July the number of vacancies for skilled jobs grew in most regions across New Zealand. The biggest increase was seen in Manawatu/Wanganui (up 2.0 per cent), followed by the Gisborne/Hawke’s Bay region (up 1.8 per cent).

The Ministry’s Labour Market and Business Performance Manager David Paterson says these results are consistent with the latest ANZ Business Outlook showing businesses expected to hire more staff over the next year.

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