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Measures changes in job vacancies advertised by businesses on three internet job boards – SEEK, Trade Me Jobs and the Education Gazette.


  • Online job vacancies fell in June. Online vacancies for skilled and all vacancies both decreased in June, by 0.3 and 0.4 per cent respectively.
  • Skilled vacancies decreased in five out of eight industry groups. The largest decrease was in the IT industry (down 2.4 per cent), while the largest increase was in sales, retail, marketing and advertising (up 1.6 per cent).
  • Skilled vacancies fell by 0.5 per cent in the professionals occupation group. Vacancies grew for managers (up 0.5 per cent).
  • Skilled vacancies rose in five out of ten regions over the past month. The largest increase was in the Waikato (up 1.1 per cent) region, while the largest decrease was in the Nelson/Tasman/Marlborough/ West Coast (down 0.7 per cent) region.
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