Labour Market Information

Labour Market Information (LMI) helps you to understand:

Where the jobs are locally

Which jobs are increasing and which are declining

Which skills will be needed in the future

Important employment sectors for the Humber

These videos have been produced to help you to understand each of the sectors and some of the opportunities available to you.

Construction - Construction and the Built Environment There are 15,500 employed in this sector in the Humber.Activities in this sector are very broad and include constructing new homes, offices, schools, shopping centres, hospitals and bridges. Work can also involve repairing and maintaining old buildings. Jobs in this sector range from working on a building site to professional roles, such as architects and planning. There are new employment opportunities within the environmental fields and new practices in this area.

Manufacturing - Process & Manufacturing

There are 54,200 employed in this sector in the Humber.

Process and Manufacturing is about making products, for example chemicals, food, metals and furniture. In manufacturing you are likely to be working with equipment and technology.

Ports & Logistics - There are 20,900 employed in this sector in the Humber.

Activities concentrate on the importing (bringing in to the country) and exporting (taking out of the country to other destinations) of goods and products. Other port activities can include passenger movement and port side industry.

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Renewable - Renewable energy is generally defined as energy that comes from resources which are naturally replenished on a human timescale such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides, and waves. Renewable energy replaces conventional fuels in four distinct areas, electricity generation, air and water heating/cooling, motor fuels, and rural (off-grid) energy services.

The renewable sector is very closely linked with engineering, manufacturing and ports & logistic sectors.

Marine Sector - There are over 23,00 employed in this sector in the Humber.

Activities can include passenger movement and port side industry.Get an insight into the employment opportunities, routes into employment and skills & qualifications needed in key sectors in the Humber.

Videos will be available shortly for other sectors