Understanding Labour Market Information
It is really important to know about what jobs are currently available in our area as well as knowing about the growth sectors where jobs are likely to appear in the future. This is called Labour Market Information (LMI). This will help to support guiding you towards an appropriate career pathway. The videos below give you the latest information for what is happening in the North East, provided by our colleagues at the North East LEP.
LMI North-East Update – July 2023
The Labour Market Information Portal. The Portal provides, at a glance, access to local information about the population, employment, economy, industry movements, job vacancies, and the numbers of people claiming out of work benefits, enabling Advisors and Policy Makers to keep abreast of developments.
The Tyne and Wear, Northumberland and Durham Labour Market Information Portal provides up to date labour market information for the Tyne and Wear, Durham and Northumberland areas.
Supporting Inspiration helps schools and colleges to build new and improved relationships with businesses. It also provides continuous professional development (CPD) opportunities for Careers Practitioners and a range of up to date labour market information resources to assist their work supporting young people to make informed career choices.
The Careerometer can be used to explore and compare key information about occupations to support the process of identifying potential careers.
The Careerometer widget provides access to a selection of headline data relating to pay, weekly hours of work and future employment prospects.
The data are organised by occupation: simply type in the title of the job you are interested in and the widget provides a series of options from which you can select the most relevant to you.