A number of the UK construction sector's leading trade federations and professional bodies are working together to understand where companies in the sector are experiencing skills shortages. This work will support engagement with the UK Government and Migration Advisory Committee, seeking to mitigate the impact of these shortages.  Please take 5-10 minutes to fill in the following survey to tell us about your views on this issue.

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* 1. Please provide brief details of your company. This information will solely be used for analysis, and to keep you updated on future developments with this work. No individual data responses will be shared. 

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* 2. Please indicate which of the following organisations your company is a member of

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* 3. Please indicate where in the UK your business operates

  Regularly  Occasionally
Scotland
Northern Ireland
Wales
North East England
North West England
Yorkshire & the Humber
East Midlands
West Midlands
South West of England
South East of England 
London
East of England
Thank you for your details. The next sections will look at key occupations in the sector. In each case please indicate whether you are finding these roles hard to recruit now, and if you will find them hard to recruit post-Brexit. If you do not recruit for a given role, or find easy to recruit, please leave blank

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* 4. Construction managers 

  Some difficulty recruiting now Severe difficulty recruiting now Some difficulty recruiting post-Brexit Severe difficulty recruiting post-Brexit
Construction project managers and related professionals

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* 5. Other process managers 

  Some difficulty recruiting now Severe difficulty recruiting now Some difficulty recruiting post-Brexit Severe difficulty recruiting post-Brexit
Production managers and directors in manufacturing
Production managers and directors in construction
Managers and directors in transport and distribution
Waste disposal and environmental services managers
Health and safety officers
Conservation and environmental associate professionals

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* 6. Supervisors 

  Some difficulty recruiting now Severe difficulty recruiting now Some difficulty recruiting post Brexit Severe difficulty recruiting post Brexit
Skilled metal, electrical and electronic trades supervisors
Construction and building trades supervisors

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* 7. Skilled operatives 

  Some difficulty recruiting now Severe difficulty recruiting now Some difficulty recruiting post-Brexit Severe difficulty recruiting post-Brexit
Bricklayers
Building envelope specialists
Painters and decorators
Plasterers
Roofers
Floorers
Glaziers

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* 8. Scaffolders 

  Some difficulty recruiting now Severe difficulty recruiting now Some difficulty recruiting post-Brexit Severe difficulty recruiting post-Brexit
Scaffolders, stagers and riggers

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* 9. Plant

  Some difficulty recruiting now Severe difficulty recruiting now Some difficulty recruiting post-Brexit Severe difficulty recruiting post-Brexit
Crane drivers
Plant and machine operatives
Vehicle technicians, mechanics and electricians

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* 10. Steel erectors/structural

  Some difficulty recruiting now Severe difficulty recruiting now Some difficulty recruiting post-Brexit Severe difficulty recruiting post-Brexit
Steel erectors
Welding trades
Metal plate workers, and riveters
Smiths and forge workers
Metal machining setters and setter-operators

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* 11. Labourers

  Some difficulty recruiting now Severe difficulty recruiting now Some difficulty recruiting post-Brexit Severe difficulty recruiting post-Brexit
General labourers

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* 12. Electrical 

  Some difficulty recruiting now Severe difficulty recruiting now Some difficulty recruiting post-Brexit Severe difficulty recruiting post-Brexit
Electricians and electrical fitters
Telecommunications engineers

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* 13. Plumbing, heating and ventilation

  Some difficulty recruiting now Severe difficulty recruiting now Some difficulty recruiting post-Brexit Severe difficulty recruiting post-Brexit
Plumbers and heating and ventilating engineers
Pipe fitters
Air-conditioning and refrigeration engineers

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* 14. Logistics 

  Some difficulty recruiting now Severe difficulty recruiting now Some difficulty recruiting post-Brexit Severe difficulty recruiting post-Brexit
Large goods vehicle drivers
Van drivers
Elementary storage occupations
Buyers and purchasing officers %
Transport and distribution clerks and assistants

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* 15. Wood trades 

  Some difficulty recruiting now Severe difficulty recruiting now Some difficulty recruiting post-Brexit Severe difficulty recruiting post-Brexit
Carpenters and joiners
Paper and wood machine operatives
Furniture makers and other craft woodworkers

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* 16. Civil engineering 

  Some difficulty recruiting now Severe difficulty recruiting now Some difficulty recruiting post-Brexit Severe difficulty recruiting post-Brexit
Civil engineers
Road construction operatives
Rail construction and maintenance operatives
Quarry workers and related operatives

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* 17. Architects

  Some difficulty recruiting now Severe difficulty recruiting now Some difficulty recruiting post-Brexit Severe difficulty recruiting post-Brexit
Architects

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* 18. Surveyors

  Some difficulty recruiting now Severe difficulty recruiting now Some difficulty recruiting post-Brexit Severe difficulty recruiting post-Brexit
Quantity surveyors
Chartered surveyors

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* 19. Please use the space below to identify any occupations not noted above where you have concerns about availability of employees following the UK's exit from the EU

Thank you for your support in filling out this survey. The outcomes of the survey will be published in early 2019

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