Professional services specialist Hays has published its Quarterly report into recruitment trends for the April-June quarter for this year.


The report finds that non-boom states are struggling to contend with employers in Queensland, Western Australia and the Northern Territory thanks in part to a number of large projects maturing.


Western Australia and the NT are recording high demand for professionals within most disciplines of engineering for the construction and operation of new Coal Seam Gas projects and projects in the North-West Shelf.


“With increased demand coming from major projects in Western Australia and Northern Territory, as well as from Queensland CSG projects, we anticipate growing demand for candidates. The major employers in this sector are ramping up production, new programs to improve efficiencies and major infill drilling programs,” the report found.


The full report can be found here