Labour Market Information

What is labour market information?

Labour market information (LMI) focuses on giving you information about the local area you live in

  • Wage rates
  • Job availability
  • Skills gaps
  • Unemployment rates
  • Reports from professional bodies
  • Economic summaries from the local area

Labour market information ensures that young people are equipped with the information needed to make well-informed, realistic decisions.

Useful Links

National Careers Service site

https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/
This website offers advice and guidance to young people. Young people and parents/carers can chat online to an adviser and/or find out about 800 job profiles.

Labour market summary report from the Liverpool LEP

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/801990/11-liverpool-city-region.pdf
This report will provide useful information on major employers and sectors and developing trends.

LMI for All

https://www.lmiforall.org.uk/
LMI for all is an online data portal that offers sources of high quality, reliable labour market information. The Careerometer widget allows users to select different careers and find out about average wages, number of hours worked and potential growth.

Nomis

https://www.nomisweb.co.uk/
Nomis is your one-stop shop for labour market information. The summary pages provide key trend data about a local area.

I Could

https://icould.com/
I Could provides 1,000 different video clips of LMI and personal career stories to help students explore different career routes and pathways.

Get In Go Far

https://www.apprenticeships.gov.uk/
Get In Go Far is the government portal for information about apprenticeships, with a linked website to find live apprenticeship vacancies.

Amazing Apprenticeships

https://amazingapprenticeships.com/
Amazing apprenticeships provides ideas from Apprenticeship Champions on how to promote apprenticeships. The site also provides free talks and guidance to schools via the Apprenticeship Support Knowledge service (ASK).