Skills Development Scotland has created this resource to support our Local Employability Partners (LEPs) when designing bespoke local services to help people into learning and employment.

It brings together labour market information and intelligence, along with other key resources that will help you to design employability services that are focused on the needs and aspirations of your community. 

 

Publication/Data 

Publication Date 

Synopsis 

Frequency 

16+ Data Hub 

Ongoing 

The 16+ Data Hub is a critical tool that enables the safe and secure transfer of data between several key data-sharing partners and forms a key part of the Post-16 Education (Scotland) Act 2013. 

These key partners include Skills Development Scotland, Local Authorities, Colleges, The Student Awards Agency for Scotland, the Scottish Funding Council, and the  Department for Work and Pensions. 

The shared dataset which can be accessed through the 16+ Data Hub by Local Authorities and Colleges includes young people aged 16-24. 

Ongoing

NTP Equality Data 

February 2022 

To review equality data for apprenticeships and the Employability Fund, please see: 

Annual 

Annual Participation Measure for 16- 19-year-olds in Scotland 

 

 

 

 

 

Monthly Participation Snapshot for 16- to 19-year-olds

31-Aug-21 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monthly from November - May 

All participation statuses for 16-19-year-olds in Scotland over one calendar year (1st April - 31st March). 

The Annual Participation Measure also includes detailed supplementary tables which a deeper analysis and time-series across a significant number of categories e.g. gender, age, SIMD 

 

 

 

 

The interactive report below provides an overview of the participation status of 16 and 19  

These publications are provided in the format of Power BI reports enabling easy navigation and analysis of the data 

Annual 

 

 

 

 

Monthly  

Regional Skills Assessments (RSAs) 

July 21 

RSA provide a coherent evidence base to inform future investment in skills, built up from existing datasets and forecasts. 

 

Annual  

RSA Data Matrix  

Ongoing 

The RSA Data Matrix is an interactive tool, offering data from a variety of sources:  

Skills Supply; 

Skills Demand; 

Skills Mismatches: 

Ongoing 

Covid-19 Labour Market Insights 

Monthly 

COVID-19 Labour Market Insights, providing succinct and up-to-date evidence on the impact on Scotland’s economy, business, and people. 

Monthly 

PACE Client Experience Survey 

 

 

Biennial  

 

 

 

 

 

The last survey was published 18/12/20 and available on gov.scot 

 

 

 

This report details findings from research into the experiences of clients receiving redundancy support services through PACE 

 

 

 

The findings are then integrated into the PACE Continuous Improvement Action Plan and the development of the PACE partnerships.

Every 2 years sector

Sector Skills Assessments 

Last updated February 2022

The Sectoral Skills Assessments (SSA’s) look at current and future skills demand in the Key Sectors across Scotland. The Assessments focus on the economy, employment, vacancies, job openings, and current and future demand. 

 Annual