Recruitment Market Updates

HR recruitment overview In Q2 2018, we have seen an increase in HR hiring. In particular, our HR jobs into the London Financial Services market are up 27% compared to the same period last year. Talent continues to be a huge driver on growth, and to ensure clients secure top candidates in the market...

06/07/2018

Internal Audit recruitment overview Within Business Audit, Q2 has seen a move away from traditional AVP level hiring, with a much higher number of VP and Director level positions. Whilst some of the larger Tier 1 banks continue to hire significant numbers, the most notable increase in volume has...

05/07/2018

Compliance market overview Temporary Following on from our Q1 update , and the predictions we made of seeing an improved market, the positivity was seen almost as soon as the clock struck 00:00 on the 1st April. Job flow has picked up across a plethora of firms, from your top tier investment banks...

05/07/2018

Financial Services Operations recruitment market overview The number of permanent jobs has increased throughout Q2 following on from a strong Q1 . Both the asset management and banking industries have been busy with hiring, the majority of positions being filled at mid-level. On a more negative...

05/07/2018

IT recruitment market overview Development In a similar trend to Q1 , we’ve seen clients continue to focus on permanent recruitment across the Financial Services sector for development roles. Contract demand has been somewhat subdued, this could be due to the fact there are fewer high demand...

05/07/2018

Legal recruitment market overview Whatever your views on Brexit, the last quarter has made clear that the situation has been favourable for contract lawyers. The massive constitutional change has led to a surge in legal expertise and guidance. With many organisations trying to mitigate the impact...

05/07/2018

Marketing recruitment overview The Positives The post-bonus season made for a busy second quarter in Marketing recruitment for financial services. The volume of permanent hirings increased massively; a 52% rise, in fact, compared to the first quarter of 2018 . We have also seen a few more contract...

05/07/2018

Office Support recruitment market overview Although it hasn’t felt it due to drawn out recruitment processes and indecisive candidates, Q2 has been positive, resulting in figures up on the previous quarter as well as compared to the same period last year. Hiring processes are slow with multiple...

05/07/2018

Procurement recruitment market overview During Q2 of 2018 we have seen an increase in jobs available, specifically on the permanent market. This represents a perceived commitment from businesses to demonstrating cost savings by taking on full time staff as opposed to teams formed of contractors...

05/07/2018

Project & Change recruitment market overview The second quarter of 2018 got off to a very promising start, as many banks looked to bring further external resources on board. Similar to what was seen in Q1 , the majority of hiring has been absorbed by internal moves due to a large reduction in...

05/07/2018