Construction Skills & Labour Demand Projections
Direct employment in the construction sector will have to increase by 25,000 to achieve the housing target of an average of 33,000 new houses per annum by 2030. The main occupations required include carpenters, electricians, plumbers, bricklayers & plasterers and construction workers. There will also be strong demand for architects, engineers and construction managers. See Expert Group on Future Skills Needs Report here.