The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment recently released its February 2017 Jobs Online report.
Below are the key findings from the latest report:
The All Vacancies Index increased by 1.2 per cent in February 2017.
Vacancies increased in six out of eight industry groups. The biggest contributors were construction and engineering (up 2.6 per cent) and education and training (up 1.3 per cent).
Vacancies increased in all occupation groups. The largest increase was for machinery drivers and operators (up 1.6 per cent)
Vacancies increased in all skill levels. The largest increases were in highly skilled (up 1.7 per cent), and skilled (up 1.2 per cent) occupations.
Vacancies increased in eight out of ten regions. The biggest increase was in the Nelson/Tasman/Marlborough/West Coast (up 1.9 per cent) region.
For more information on MBIE labour market analysis, visit their website.