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

24.08%
- 1.39%

Commercial

20.97%
- 3.39%

Construction

20.32%
0.94%

Driving

19.22%
- 1.65%

Education

31.9%
1.42%

Engineering

14.93%
- 1.24%

Financial

23.33%
- 4.75%

General

17.81%
- 4.69%

Healthcare

31.03%
0.06%

Hospitality

20.1%
- 1.06%

Industrial

15.52%
- 3.49%

IT

19.76%
2.45%

Legal

23.08%
23.08%

Oil and Gas

14.32%
- 15.63%

Sales

22.12%
- 12.31%

Care

31.03%
0.06%

Facilities Management

9.48%
0.58%

Architecture

14.54%
2.31%

Catering

18.15%
5.51%

White Collar Construction

25.46%
0.36%