The Bayt.com Middle East Job Index Survey – February 2014
March 16, 2014
The Bayt.com Middle East Job Index (JI) Survey gauges perceptions of job availability and hiring in order to identify job trends and provide an understanding of the key skill sets and qualifications required in the Middle East and North Africa job market. This survey is the first of its kind in the region and the definitive benchmark guide to who is hiring, when they are hiring, and what positions employers are looking to fill over a three and 12-month period.
Data for the Bayt.com Middle East Job Index Survey – February 2014 was collected online between 15 December 2013 and 9 February 2014, with 3,137 employers taking part in the survey from the UAE, KSA, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Egypt, Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia.
- • Overall, the survey exhibits a positive movement by two points since August 2013.
- • 59% of those surveyed claim they will be hiring in the next 3 months either for their organization or for their clients.
- • Private companies that comprise multinationals or large local organizations are more likely to hire in the next 3 months.
- • Companies in Oman, Qatar and KSA lead the hiring plans with 70% definitely or probably hiring in the next 3 months. In the Levant region, it is Jordan that drives the hiring sentiment.
- • Most companies are looking to fill in junior and middle level positions for their companies. Those seeking upper management account for 10% to 20% (Regional Director to Managers) .
- • Graduation/ Post Graduation in Business Management or Commerce are the most sought after academic qualifications. Candidates with good technical and IT skills are also popular among regional employers.
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