Construction

Construction is the process of creating and building infrastructure such as roads, bridges and railways or a facility such as a home, hospital or school. Construction starts with planning, design, and financing and continues until the project is built and ready for use. Normally, the job is managed by a project manager, and supervised by a construction manager, design engineer, construction engineer or project architect. Craft trades people such as bricklayers and joiners are essential to the construction sector.

It includes new work, repair, additions and alterations, the erection of prefabricated buildings or structures on the site and also construction of a temporary nature.

Number of people in employment within this sector

Total Number of people employed in this sector.

This accounts for

of employment within all districs

Percentage of people employed within this industry by district.

Cambridge

East Cambridgeshire

Fenland

Huntingdonshire

Peterborough

South Cambridgeshire

Source: Business Register and Employment Survey 2019

Vacancies within this sector

Cambridge Job Postings

6212

Percentage of all industries

5.3946088648048

East Cambridgeshire Job Postings

373

Percentage of all industries

7.6717400246812

Fenland Job Postings

386

Percentage of all industries

6.176

Huntingdonshire Job Postings

1179

Percentage of all industries

6.7256132344552

Peterborough Job Postings

2815

Percentage of all industries

7.4280286038473

South Cambridgeshire Job Postings

434

Percentage of all industries

6.4429928741093

Number of Job Postings across all districts

11399
6.0495576536271

Percentage of all industries across all districts

Source: Burning Glass Technologies (Date Range: 01/2021 - 12/2021)

Number of people in employed in this Sector by Gender

Cambridge

Male

Female

East Cambridgeshire

Male

Female

Fenland

Male

Female

Huntingdonshire

Male

Female

Peterborough

Male

Female

South Cambridgeshire

Male

Female

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

Male

Female