Randstad Canada’s Engineering division has started the third quarter of 2012 off very strong. The month of July saw a 44% increase in demand, compared to the previous month—gains came from mainly permanent demand, especially engineering jobs in Toronto.
Mike Winterfield, President of Randstad Professionals, says, “What we are seeing in our Engineering business is a continued upward trend in permanent hiring over the last 6 months”.
The month of July actually saw the highest demand in permanent job roles year-to-date—engineering jobs in Toronto saw the highest increase. Permanent Engineering jobs in Toronto saw a 57% increase in July; where is made up 32% of the demand in July. Calgary, which made up of 20% of the total permanent demand in July, experienced a 47% increase in permanent demand when compared to the previous month.