An insight into the UK's
Recruitment Margins

'Benchmark your pricing strategy against the UK market’ instead of 'Achieving a good gross margin is the difference between making or losing money.
Powered by Simplicity, this unique Recruitment Margin Index provides an insight into margins achieved across sectors and regions. It charts past trends, highlighting which sectors are in growth.

Most Recent Margin Summary

Margin Index for the current quarter

To find out how your business performance compares and plan for growth, select the period you want to review or click on the graph for each industry sector.

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Accountancy

26.47%
- 3.72%

Commercial

21.11%
- 0.56%

Construction

13.97%
0.09%

Driving

18.76%
0.29%

Education

32.75%
3.06%

Engineering

20.82%
- 0.37%

Financial

12.61%
0.02%

General

19.9%
- 0.61%

Healthcare

24.84%
- 2.24%

Hospitality

22.05%
1.27%

Industrial

18.67%
- 0.07%

IT

17.86%
0.67%

Oil and Gas

23.38%
0.54%

Sales

26.92%
2.53%

Care

24.84%
- 2.24%

Food

28%
28%

Automotive

21.88%
5.06%

Rail

17.39%
- 2.61%

Architecture

12.56%
- 0.17%

White Collar Construction

14.7%
0.94%

Medical

15.2%
- 0.95%

Aerospace

17.78%
- 0.13%