According to Wanted Analytics: “Hiring demand in the Detroit area continues to grow. Employers and recruiting agencies placed more than 34,000 new online job ads over the past 60 days – a 8.6% increase versus the same time period in 2010.
Out of the most in-demand occupations, five saw year-over-year increases and five saw decreases. Industrial and Mechanical Engineers are the top two positions that employers in the Detroit area are currently trying to fill.
|Occupation||Job Ad Volume||% Change vs. Prior Year|
|Computer Systems Analysts||1,193||45.80%|
|First-Line Supervisors / Managers of Retail Sales Workers||804||10.30%|
|Computer Software Engineers (Applications)||746||9.10%|
|Customer Service Representatives||643||7.50%|
|Network & Computer Systems Administrators||635||41.10%|
|Retail Sales Persons||621||-4.00%|
Depending upon the position, it will likely take employers and recruiters between 5 and 7 weeks to fill these types of positions. With the recent addition of average posting period to the AnalyticsTM we are able to tell you approximately how long it may take to fill any open position in any location in the U.S.
|Occupation||Average Posting Period|
|Industrial Engineers||6 weeks|
|Mechanical Engineers||6 weeks|
|Computer Systems Analysts||5.5 weeks|
|Registered Nurses||5 weeks|
|First-Line Supervisors / Managers of Retail Sales Workers||7 weeks|
|Computer Software Engineers (Applications)||6 weeks|
|Web Developers||5 weeks|
|Customer Service Representatives||5.5 weeks|
|Network & Computer Systems Administrators||5 weeks|
|Retail Salespersons||5.5 weeks|