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.

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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

vacancies
Cambridge

Job Postings

5548
Cambridge

Percentage of all industries

4.8197795133308
vacancies
East Cambridgeshire

Job Postings

334
East
Cambridgeshire

Percentage of all industries

6.8710141946102
vacancies
Fenland

Job Postings

361
Fenland

Percentage of all industries

5.7778489116517
vacancies
Huntingdonshire

Job Postings

1059
Huntingdonshire

Percentage of all industries

6.0441755607557
vacancies
Peterborough

Job Postings

2583
Peterborough

Percentage of all industries

6.8196219241736
vacancies
South Cambridgeshire

Job Postings

348
South
Cambridgeshire

Percentage of all industries

5.166270783848

Number of Job Postings across all districts

10233
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Percentage of all industries across all districts

5.4329416886558

Source: Labour Insight (Burning Glass Technologies)

Number of people in employed in this Sector by Gender

Cambridge

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East Cambridgeshire

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Fenland

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Huntingdonshire

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Female

Peterborough

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Female

South Cambridgeshire

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Female

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

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Female