Chatham is a large town in the county of Kent, south-east England, which forms part of the conurbation known as Medway. In the 2011 Census, Medway showed a population of 263,925. Chatham has a strong economy, and as such, recruitment agencies in this area find themselves in high demand to assist employers in hiring staff - as well as helping candidates to find their next job.
No matter what you are looking for in the Chatham area, this page has a recruitment agency who will be able to help you. From permanent to contract and temporary appointments, simply use the search box below to generate a list of agencies with expertise in recruiting within your particular industry.
The median annual salary in Medway is around £22,000. As with any area, salaries depend on the particular industry and company in question, but on the whole, salaries in the south-east of England tend to be higher than those in other regions, given the importance of the capital in industries such as Finance.
One of the most important industries for recruitment in the Chatham and Medway area is Construction - which employed 10.9% (13,857) of workers in the area in 2011. This was 3.2% higher than the average for England and Wales that year. A key employer in the area is BAE Systems, which employs around 1,400 people at its Rochester facility. This facility concentrates on the production of electronic systems for the Aerospace industry. Within the Finance Industry, Vanquis Bank is also a major local employer.