Technicians and Trades Workers71.5-2.6-28.620,784Community and Personal ServiceWorkers89.3-0.8-11.212,971Clerical and Administrative Workers53.1-4.0-26.927,854Sales Workers58.6-2.2-14.316,527Machinery Operators and Drivers64.5-2.2-27.28731Labourers44.4-1.6-25.613,294
States and Territories
New South Wales57.0-2.5-17.754,514Victoria60.6-2.6-22.638,436Queensland61.5-4.0-32.533,277South Australia57.2-3.8-28.67887Western Australia110.7-3.4-28.322,747 Tasmania51.8-1.3-15.41530Northern Territory129.30.1-11.73283Australian Capital Territory114.7-1.8-24.14864
Internet Vacancy Index – Seasonally Adjusted Series
In seasonally adjusted terms, the IVI decreased by 2.3% in December 2012,however, increases were recorded in four of the eight occupational groups.Over the year to December 2012 the IVI has decreased by 24.8%, with a decline invacancies across all states and territories.
IVI - Seasonally AdjustedIndex(Jan '06= 100)Monthly%change Yearly%changeNumberof vacancies
Managers77.8-2.9-21.320,345Professionals71.8-5.0-28.145,555 Technicians and Trades Workers72.9-1.5-28.520,761Community and Personal ServiceWorkers90.72.2-12.712,981Clerical and Administrative Workers53.4-4.2-27.227,888Sales Workers59.11.7-14.416,510Machinery Operators and Drivers65.74.6-26.78751Labourers45.11.2-24.613,391
States and Territories
New South Wales57.3-2.2-18.554,443Victoria61.0-3.0-22.238,330Queensland61.3-2.6-32.233,372South Australia57.4-1.5-29.37796Western Australia111.9-2.5-29.922,662 Tasmania51.21.8-15.61532Northern Territory124.20.5-14.93253Australian Capital Territory119.0-1.5-25.34867
Skilled Internet Vacancy Index
The Skilled IVI decreased by 3.8% in December 2012, however, three occupationalgroups increased slightly over the month: Sales, Marketing & Public RelationsProfessionals (up by 0.6%), followed by Education Professionals and Construction Trades (both up by 0.4%). Science Professionals and Veterinarians recorded thestrongest decrease (down by 8.9%), followed by Engineers (6.8%), Transport andDesign Professionals, and Architects (5.7%), and Engineering ICT and Science Technicians (5.7%).Over the year to December 2012, the Skilled IVI has fallen by 27.4%, with fallsrecorded across all occupational groups, with the exception of Education
Note: There are changes to the IVI seasonally adjusted series this month. See Explanatory Notes fordetails.