Oakleaf Partnership HR Job Index reports increase in new job mandates
The index measures all job orders registered with the firm throughout the period by industry sector groupings.
Financial year-on-year HR job growth to date has been significant:
· Financial Services 20%
· Professional Services 15%
· Industry and Commerce 56%
· Reward and Analytics 41%
Quarter on quarter (for Q3), total new job orders have regressed slightly apart from new orders in Reward & Analytics, which have increased 17%. This is the 6th consecutive quarter of increased roles in this discipline, reflecting both the ongoing demand for reward professionals as well as those with a strong skill base in data analytics.
CEO, Nicola Grimshaw commented: & lsquo;the results show the continuing strength of the market: whilst overall job numbers quarter-on-quarter were slightly less in Q3 than in Q2, they were still some 16% ahead of Q1 2013. Q2 was an extraordinary quarter with a record leap in job orders the latest quarter however still reflects the continuing strength of the HR jobs market, with almost the same number of roles being registered in the Financial Services sector as in the Commercial & Industrial sectors.’