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LMI fact of the month – Top Industry Sectors

One of the objectives of The Skills Service is to improve the economic awareness of young people and increase their knowledge of the local labour market. We have access to a data tool which searches advertised job vacancies in real-time, providing crucial insights into the jobs and skills that are most in demand.

This month, we’re looking at the Top Industry Sectors in terms of the number of job vacancies over the last 12 months:

Peterborough:

1 – Human Health and Social Work activities (20.52% of job postings)
2 – Manufacturing (15.08%)
3 – Wholesale and Retail Trade: repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles (10.32%)
4 – Education (9.54%)
5 – Administrative and Support Service activities (7.27%)
6 – Accommodation and Food Service activities (7.09%)
7 – Professional, Scientific and Technical activities (6.48%)
8 – Information and Communication (5.28%)
9 – Financial and Insurance activities (4.61%)
10 – Construction (3.57%)

Fenland:

1 – Human Health and Social Work activities (28.74%)
2 – Manufacturing (18.74%)
3 – Education (17.62%)
4 – Wholesale and Retail Trade: repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles (8.10%)
5 – Transportation and Storage (5.28%)
6 – Accommodation and Food Service activities (4.42%)
7 – Administrative and Support Service activities (4.33%)
8 – Construction (3.07%)
9 – Professional, Scientific and Technical activities (1.86%)
10 – Arts, Entertainment and Recreation (1.56%)

Rutland:

1 – Accommodation and Food Service activities (20.27%)
2 – Education (19.71%)
3 – Human Health and Social Work activities (19.15%)
4 – Manufacturing (7.16%)
5 – Wholesale and Retail Trade: repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles (6.84%)
6 – Public Administration and Defence; Compulsory Social Security (6.19%)
7 – Administrative and Support Service activities (3.86%)
8 – Information and Communication (3.3%)
9 – Professional, Scientific and Technical activities (2.74%)
10 – Financial and Insurance activities (2.17%)

King’s Lynn and West Norfolk:

1 – Human Health and Social Work activities (39.19%)
2 – Accommodation and Food Service activities (12.11%)
3 – Wholesale and Retail Trade: repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles (8.7%)
4 – Education (8.11%)
5 – Manufacturing (7.19%)
6 – Public Administration and Defence; Compulsory Social Security (4.4%)
7 – Financial and Insurance activities (4.16%)
8 – Construction (3.76%)
9 – Administrative and Support Service activities (3.11%)
10 – Professional, Scientific and Technical activities (2.66%)

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