April Employment Monitor | Availability of professional job opportunities grows 2% in April

Sharon O'Donnell - 11/05/2016
April Employment Monitor

Number of professional job seekers rises by 6% compared to April 2015

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 new roles increased by 6% in April, compared to March 2016.  This reduced by 8% compared to April 2015.
  • In Financial Services, areas with continuing strong opportunity include Corporate Governance, Risk, Compliance, Financial and Business Analysis, Qualified Financial Advisory and Project Management.
  • In Accountancy, there is strong demand for Audit and Taxation professionals, experienced consultants and newly qualified accountants.
  • Growth in the general insurance market has led to a spike in demand for Chartered Insurance Professionals (CIPs) and experienced staff from commercial backgrounds.
  • In general, the ICT, Pharma and Engineering sectors remain buoyant with very strong demand for candidates and ongoing competition for talent and skills availability.
  • There is a strong and continuing requirement for candidates with language skills including German, Scandinavian languages, French, Dutch, Spanish and Italian.


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For further information please contact:

Joanna Langier, Marketing Manager, on +353 1 4485 688 or jlangier@lacreme.ie

Tara Clancy, Senior Marketing Executive, on +353 1 4485 655 or tclancy@lacreme.ie

La Crème are a Morgan McKinley Group Company. The Morgan McKinley Irish Employment Monitor measures the pulse of the Irish professional jobs market by tracking the number of new job vacancies and new candidates within the Republic of Ireland each month. See www.morganmckinley.ie for details.

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