Latest release - March 2021 (Preliminary)
In seasonally adjusted terms, job advertisements increased by 19.1% (or 38,200 job advertisements) in March 2021 to stand at 238,700.
This represents the 11th consecutive month on month increase in job advertisements which now stand 96.4% (or 117,200 advertisements) above the level recorded in March 2020.
Vacancy Report (Preliminary) – March 2021 (144.6KB)
Preliminary IVI Data – January 2006 onwards (249.6KB)
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The detailed March 2021 IVI results will be published on Wednesday 21 April 2021.
This release provides a preliminary set of headline IVI data for March 2021. The full suite of detailed occupational and regional IVI data will be published on this page on Wednesday 21 April 2021.
Users should note that the preliminary IVI results cannot be used in conjunction with the latest detailed IVI release. Seasonally adjusted and trend estimates are revised between monthly IVI series releases and so counts will likely differ between the below detailed IVI release and the above preliminary results.
Detailed IVI – February 2021
Vacancy Report data files – February 2021
Vacancy Report – February 2021 (727.7KB)
IVI Factsheet – February 2021 (372.0KB)
IVI Data - January 2006 onwards (Excel) (2.7MB)
IVI Detailed Occupation Data - March 2006 onwards (Excel) (4.0MB)
IVI Skill Level Data - January 2006 onwards (Excel) (319.3KB)
IVI Regional Data - May 2010 onwards (Excel) (3.3MB)
Map of IVI Regions (PDF) (312.3KB)
Recent opportunities in the labour market
A data visualisation is available on the National Skills Commission's Labour Market Information Portal - Tableau Public Channel
showing the 10 detailed occupations with the most job advertisements for each state/territory, on the job boards monitored by the National Skills Commission.
Explore regional IVI data by occupation
The Regional Australia Institute have developed an interactive map allowing users to explore occupational IVI data by region.
RAI interactive map
The IVI is the only publicly available source of detailed data on online vacancies, including for around 350 occupations (at all skill levels), as well as for all states/territories and 37 regions. The IVI is based on a count of online job advertisements newly lodged on SEEK, CareerOne and Australian JobSearch during the month. As such, the IVI does not reflect the total number of job advertisements in the labour market as it does not include jobs advertised through other online job boards, employer websites, word of mouth, in newspapers, and advertisements in shop windows. The IVI also does not take account of multiple positions being advertised in a single job advertisement.