The gap between construction skills and demand is growing, according to the latest Hays report.

The report highlights worker shortages across several areas in the construction sector but in particular project managers, construction managers and contract administrators are in the highest demand.

Skilled construction professionals are in massive demand as building activity reaches record high levels.

Earlier this year, ABS data indicated the number of people employed throughout the construction sector was close to 1.168million, seasonally adjusted. This is an addition of 100,000 workers over the past 12 months.

The 2017 Hays Global Skills Index shows, the skills jobseekers’ possess and those that employers need, are mismatched with the gap growing wider over the past year.  Find out more

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