Labour Market Information for Industry Sectors

The Humber LEP as part of the Humber Employment and Skills Strategy has commissioned the development of a range of Labour Market Information resources based on key sector areas within the Humber Sub Region. These key sectors are those that present the greatest potential for economic growth.

To access the resources click here

LMI Snippets

Local Labour Market Snippets newsletter is produced by The Education Business Partnership (EBP) and are sent quarterly. Please contact us if you wish to be added to the EBP Mailing list.

You can read the latest November newsletter here lmi-snippet-november-2016


Disability Confident and ‘This Ability’   

For support and assistance when recruiting for new staff, or to aide with existing staff, the Humber LEP this-abilityare supporting the Humber ‘This Ability’ campaign, led by the partnership of Humber Learning Consortium (Talent Match Humber) and DWP.

More information about the campaign can be found here

To learn more about becoming a Disability Confident employer click here


50 + conference

On November 20 2015 businesses, recruiters and HR managers 50+ conference -discussion and ideas workshop from across the Humber region came together to discuss and look at solutions to make sure the Humber addresses an inevitable skills gap. We shared information and looked for solutions on how to retain, retrain and recruit the over-50s.

We would like to thank those who attended the 50+ event, a first of its kind on a national basis supported by the Department for Work and Pensions and the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership, in conjunction with Chapter3.  We valued your input and innovative ideas, which we will use to further inform our local Employment and Skills Strategy.

Below are presentations and information shared at the event:
Lindsay Cameron – Chapter 3 Enterprises
Humber presentation Lis Robinson DWP
Andrew Beaston presentation 50 plus conference
Conference Winning the economic benefits of older workers – Chris Ball specialist adviser on the Ageing Workforce

National Apprenticeship Data

The Skills Funding Agency and Department for Business, Innovation & Skills have publicsed a data library on Apprenticeships. There are over 30 spreadsheets that give a range of analysis on Apprenticeship numbers over a range of years. These documents can be viewed at:

Skills Research 2013

CITB-Construction Skills and Whole Life Consultants Limited were commissioned to explore the skills requirements of the Humber Transformational Projects. This would seek to provide details on how targeted market intelligence and detailed labour forecasting on individual projects could provide a further evidence base to enhance the recent analysis undertaken related to Skills Research in Humber LEP report produced in August 2012. This can be downloaded here

REUI and Leeds City Council have produced several PowerPoint presentations on the following sectors:

A Brief Summary of the Ports and Logistics Industry in the Humber

The Creative and Digital Industry in the Humber

Economic Update – July 2013

The Humber Labour Market – 2013

There is also a PowerPoint presentation produced by the LEP on the following topic:

Key labour market, skills and population statistics for the Humber LEP area. 

Skills Research in the Humber LEP 2012

The Skills Enhancement Fund commissioned research into skills’ needs for Local Enterprise Partnership areas across Yorkshire & Humber. The results of the research, which was conducted by Ekosgen and partners, have now been published. To view Skills Research in the Humber LEP – August 2012 click here

To view reports from other LEPs in Yorkshire click hereSkills Research

Humber Sub-Regional Renewable Sector Skills and Training Study – Parsons Brinckerhoff January 2012. This research was completed to provide an evidence base for the Regional Growth Fund submission in Round 2 for East Riding and Hull Councils.

Nomis Statistics:

Official Labour Market Statistics

Labour Marker Profile – Humber

Nomis is a service provided by the Office for National Statistics, ONS, to give you free access to the most detailed and up-to-date UK labour market statistics from official sources.

Humber Data Observatory

This website provides easy access to key statistics and area profiles using interactive maps, dynamic charts and tables to provide a clearer understanding of areas within the Humber region.

The Humber Data Observatory provides access to information on a wide range of themes collected from national and local data sources and can be analysed and reported on by Local Authorities, Partner Agencies and members of the Public.

Skills Resources

Below you will find a list of resources free to use or download which are relevent to skills in the Humber. 

Age Positive DWP’s initiative brings together research and information from employers on effectively managing an ageing workforce of all generations. Download and use this information freely in communications and in connection with supporting employers.

Barclays LifeSkills is a major new programme designed to give young people access to the skills, information and opportunities they need to enter the workplace. In schools, online and through work experience, LifeSkills will be the starting point to a better future. Aimed at teachers, businesses and students, visit their site to access more information.

Career Bridge Online Mentoring System (University of Hull) aims to develop mentees’ confidence and awareness of possible career options, as well as providing an insight into the workplace, or, in the case of year 12 school/college students, an insight into life as a University student. Mentors are invited from the business community, legal profession and also current students at the university to mentor other students using the secure online system.

Engineering Construction Careers from ECITB – Engineering Construction Industry Training Board. Engineering construction is a specialist £16 billion a year super-business operating at the heart of some of our key industries. This site is full of information about careers in this sector.

The Employability Charter was brought about as a direct result of the Hull Building Schools for the Future Programme and the desire from Hull City Council and those behind the building programme to ensure a legacy in skills and training was left.  In early 2014 this was adopted by the Humber LEP and sits under the Skills Pledges.  Putting it simply, it is a commitment; businesses are asked to sign up to the Charter in order to recognise the work that is being done alongside education providers to embed employability skills. To visit the Employability Charter website, click here.

The Hull Youth Enterprise Charter was developed in partnership between the Hull Youth Enterprise Partnership and Ruth Badger Consultancy and the desire from Hull City Council and those involved in the enterprise agenda to ensure  a commitment to youth entrepreneurship.  Businesses are asked to sign up to the Charter in order to recognise the work that is being done alongside education providers to embed enterprise  skills within the wider curriculum across all education and training phases linked to the work of the Be Enterprising Group. Their website contains enterprise resources including information about the Big 13 Enterprise Skills which are free to use and download here.

Inspiring the Future is a free service across England with volunteers from all sectors and professions going into state secondary schools and colleges to talk about their jobs and sectors. Anyone can volunteer and you can find out more by visiting their site.

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