Market Reports  

These articles are written by members of the Jigsaw TM team and have been designed to highlight topics of debate within the industry and how they may affect you as a candidate or potential employer within this space.

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Market Reports

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Market Update - March 2022 - 02/03/2022
Our March report begins by summarising the current market. The year to date has seen the market pivot from permanent appointments, which accounted for circa 80% of transactions throughout 2021 to a more even split of contract and permanent. Supply Chain is riding high, as businesses attempt to find solutions for inflation...

Market Update - February 2022 - 16/02/2022
Jigsaw’s February report focuses on Inflation, which seems to be the BIG issue across the media right now. We look at what the Central Bank actually do; the cause of inflation and how Monetary Policy Impact the Supply Chain and inflation.

Market Update - January 2022 - 24/01/2022
In Jigsaw’s January market report we give an overview of supply chain and procurement markets and revise economic conditions. We look at how we finished 2021 and what to expect for 2022.

Market Update - December 2021 - 30/11/2021
In this report, we review 2021 trends across the procurement and supply chain market and attempt to give insights into 2022.

Market Update - November 2021 - 01/11/2021
Jigsaw’s November report will be the last monthly report for the Calendar year 21. We appreciate our subscribers will have little interest in receiving market information at Xmas. For November’s report we explore China’s economy to gain a greater understanding of the economic risks for supply chains associated with the country for production. We also have included some material from previous reports (with links) that cover events that will increase in relevance as we enter 2022. Included topics include Supply Shocks, Stagflation, Supply Chain Risk and Procurement’s economic leverage. As always, we hope you enjoy the content. From the Jigsaw team, have a FANTATIC XMAS!

Market Update - October 2021 - 01/10/2021
For Jigsaw’s October report, we provide a high-level snapshot of the Australian Supply Chain market and the wider Australian economy. We focus on the critical issue of supply shock - drilling in on the semi-conductor market. We then explore the technical aspects of the broader supply chain – asking questions such as: what is it? What operations contribute to it? How will the 4th industrial revolution of artificial intelligence, predictive analytics, robotics, automation, and smart apps potentially disrupt both how supply chain is executed and labour markets that support it.
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