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Occupational group:
Actuaries, economists & statisticians; other business professionals

Examples of other job titles: Actuarial consultants; economists; statistical analysts; researchers; consultants (research); policy advisers (government); librarians; archivists and curators.

Employment Trend (?)

Employment trend

Summary for this occupation from job seekers' perspective

  • Unemployment rate data is not available(?)
  • Some skill shortages have been identified(?)
  • Employment growth prospects are above average(?)

Comments

Shortages of skills have been identified in business intelligence and data analytics (experienced (5 years+) statisticians; entry level and experienced revenue managers (specific sectors, e.g. hospitality); financial systems analysts; economists and data scientists (big data, data visualisations and quantitative modelling); FinTech (business and financial professionals with skills in specific software packages and experience (inc. international). (Note: Unless otherwise stated, these comments are based on the findings published in the National Skills Bulletin 2016).

Employment by
Gender (?)
%

46%

54%

  • Male
  • Female

Employment by
Education (?)
%

9%

52%

  • Other
  • 3rd Level Grad

Employment by Age (?)
(Future Retirements Indicator)
%

81%

83%

  • Below 55
  • 55+

Employment Status (?)
(Self Employment Indicator)
%

92%

84%

  • Employee
  • Self Employed

Employment Type (?)
(Part-Time Indicator)
%

95%

77%

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

The analysis was conducted by the Skills and Labour Market Research Unit (SLMRU) in SOLAS based on the data held in the National Skills Database. Last up