Evidence Base – Reports
Our research into the skills needs and requirements of Lancashire's priority business sectors including our Labour Market Intelligence.
2022 Lancashire Food and Agriculture Sector LMI Report
In 2022, The Lancashire Skills and Employment Hub commissioned a sector study to be undertaken into Lancashire’s Food and Agriculture Sector. The report focuses on the strategic context for Food and Agriculture, key trends and emerging opportunities from an extensive literature review, as well as focusing in on the sectors Economic and Employment contribution to Lancashire’s productivity, and international trade.
The report also outlines the demographics of the existing workforce, sector and occupation earnings, education and training provision, vacancies and hiring, and a look towards the future for the sector in Lancashire.
The report can be accessed here
2020 (Pre COVID-19) Lancashire Labour Market Intelligence Toolkit
The toolkit consists of seven reports based on defined geographical areas, there is a Lancashire Enterprise Partnership Area report, six Travel to Work Area Reports. In addition to the reports there are six Travel to Work Area Presentations and the Data Matrix, which contains the underpinning data in an accessible, easy to use format.
Blackburn with Darwen, Hyndburn, Rossendale, Ribble Valley
Preston, Chorley and South Ribble
The Data Matrix contains all of the underpinning data which has been analysed to inform the reports and the presentations. The Matrix includes Local Authority and Travel to Work Area summary sheets which allow users to access summary charts and tables for their selected area. You can access the 5 sections of the Data Matrix and the Data Matrix User Guide by clicking the relevant section below.
Click here to download the Data Matrix User Guide
|Economy and Business Matrix||Download Matrix|
|Employment Forecasts and Future Demand for Labour Matrix||Download Matrix|
|Labour Demand Matrix||Download Matrix|
|Performance of the Education, Skills and Employment System Matrix||Download Matrix|
|Residents Matrix||Download Matrix|
Lancashire’s Digital Skills Landscape
During 2019/20, Ekosgen, on behalf of the Lancashire Digital Skills Partnership, conducted research to build an evidence base around the digital skills landscape in Lancashire and the report is now available to read here: Lancashire’s Digital Skills Landscape Research 2019-2020
An Executive Summary is also available.
Skills for Net Zero in Lancashire – Building the Low-carbon Workforce of the Future
The Lancashire Enterprise Partnership in conjunction with the Work Foundation has produced a report exploring the key skills challenges for the low-carbon economy.
Gap Analyses showing availability of flexible provision for those aged 16-18 compared with identified needs:
Gap Analysis Report 1- Geographical Factors and Provision for Young People who are Not in Employment, Education or Training
Gap Analysis Report 2 – Provision Risks
Gap Analysis Report 3 – Vulnerable Characteristics