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June 28, 2016

Fitch Jobs Report: Quarter 1 2016

The Fitch Jobs Report is a review of the total number of new jobs and job seekers coming to market across the United Arab Emirates, it is a free downloadable report available to all our readers, clients, other organisations and job seekers alike. We look at recruitment trends in UAE across all of Cooper Fitch’s markets, it is an indicator of job trends and analysis is given for a business than been in the region since 1997.

It gives a comprehensive overview of the valued opinions of jobs seekers by providing insights into the market. As always, we release our report by sector. If you wish to receive your free copy of the report, which will be automatically emailed monthly, please subscribe below.

Salary and Job  Report 2016
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  • Growth forecast: Demand for consultants and consultancy firms was much stronger in Q1 than expected and this is set to continue for the rest of the year
  • The decrease in recruitment activity: The number of jobs on offer decreased by 9%. The number of jobs available in Q1 2016 was 7,212 compared with 7,899 in Q4 2015
  • Year-on-year slowdown: Compared to Q1 2015 the UAE saw a fall of 12% in Q1 2016 in the number of new jobs available in the professional hiring market
  • Professional job seekers snapshot: The number of professionals seeking jobs increased by 31% quarter-on-quarter in the UAE to 49,820
  • Year-on-year comparison: The number of professional job seekers in the UAE market increased by 22% year-on-year between Q1 2015 and Q1 2016
  • The influx of oil and gas workers into the job market has increased jobseekers numbers
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