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

19.93%
1.38%

Commercial

20.5%
- 1.78%

Construction

18.96%
1.86%

Driving

19.71%
- 1.08%

Education

31.1%
0.74%

Engineering

14.16%
- 1.13%

Financial

27.33%
- 1.86%

General

23.6%
0.93%

Healthcare

30.47%
1.46%

Hospitality

21.47%
- 1.43%

Industrial

18.96%
0.95%

IT

17.96%
- 1.08%

Oil and Gas

21.06%
- 3.54%

Sales

38.81%
2.13%

Care

30.47%
1.46%

Facilities Management

9.09%
- 1.06%

Architecture

12.09%
0.14%

Catering

17.88%
5.55%

White Collar Construction

23.35%
2.04%

Medical

19.47%
0.4%

Telecoms

11.56%
- 25.73%

Aerospace

30.81%
- 1.48%