Recruitment Agencies in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Including: IT (32 agencies), Accounting & Finance (31), Engineering (22), Construction (21), Administration (16), Catering and Hospitality (15), Call Centre / Customer Service (10), Health Care (10), Food & Drink (7), Creative / Design (6), Government / Public Sector (6), Media (5), Education (2)
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About Bright Purple Resourcing
Bright Purple Resourcing are talent delivery specialists providing Technology, Change and Transformation Professionals to our clients in Public and Private Sectors - from entry level to executive appointments. We are committed to placing the right candidates in the right jobs, which we achieve by being relationship-driven and constantly learning from the people we work with. We have a proud record with over 25 years as Technology specialists.
Executive / Management | Financial Services | Government / Public Sector | Information Industry | IT | Marketing | Multilingual & Language | Not-for-profit | Project Management | Sales
Space & Satellite | Telecommunications
Plus 2 additional industries
Covers: UK Wide | Contract, Part Time, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries from £17k - £100k+
About Stafffinders Limited
Established in 1971, Stafffinders handle recruitment search and selection of talented and exceptional people across multiple sectors. By growing into new business sectors, we have successfully built a network across 32 specialisms. Whether it’s local or further afield, temporary or permanent, we really get to know your business and tap into 48 years of recruitment experience to become effective partners on each and every assignment.
Accounting & Finance | Administration | Automotive | Banking | Biotechnology | Catering and Hospitality | Charity | Construction | Consulting | Creative / Design
Call Centre / Customer Service | Electronics | Engineering | Environmental | Executive / Management | Facilities Management | Financial Services | Food & Drink | Graduate | Headhunting | Health Care | Health & Safety | Housebuilding | Personnel / HR | Industrial | Information Industry | Insurance | IT | Legal | Logistics | Manufacturing / Production | Marketing | Media | Multilingual & Language | Pharmaceutical | Printing & Publishing | Project Management | Property | Purchasing | Rec 2 Rec | Retail | Sales | Training / Learning | Science | Security | Shipping | Sport | Recreation & Leisure | Tax | Telecommunications | Spa & Beauty | FMCG | Digital
Plus 43 additional industries
Covers: Scotland and Outlying Islands | Contract, Part Time, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries £15k - £100k+
About Blue Arrow
We have provided specialist staffing services within Edinburgh for over 20 years. Working with both national and local clients, we have helped many people find their dream job in Admin and Secretarial, Hospitality and Catering, Transport and Logistics and Industrial.We have temporary and permanent work opportunities available for a wide range of roles including: Administrators, Call Centre staff, Production staff, Cleaners, Van Drivers, Chefs, Bar staff, Waiting staff and Housekeepers.
Administration | Automotive | Banking | Catering and Hospitality | Call Centre / Customer Service | Driving | Facilities Management | Food & Drink | Industrial | Logistics
Manufacturing / Production | Retail
Plus 2 additional industries
Covers: All over the UK | Contract, Part Time, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries £15k - £60k
Recruiter TipThe most frequent search for Recruitment Agencies in Edinburgh is in the Admin sector (10%), but it is the second placed Catering industry (7%) that shows Edinburgh as one of the main tourist hubs in the UK. Other popular searches for employers looking to recruit Edinburgh staff through agencies listed on the Agency Central website include Construction at 7% and IT, Healthcare and Sales all at 4%.
Popular industry sectors in Edinburgh
With a population of nearly half a million, Edinburgh is expanding four times faster than the rest of Scotland, and residents in this vibrant cultural centre report being amongst the happiest in the UK. The workforce here is primarily white collar, with Finance, Tourism, and Healthcare providing the mainstays of the local job market.
Recruitment in Edinburgh
Worth about £11 billion annually, Edinburgh has the second strongest economy in the UK. Recruitment agencies claim jobs in Banking and Finance are found in particular abundance in Edinburgh, and account for roughly one-third of all employment opportunities in the city. The Royal Bank of Scotland, with a staff of more than 9,000, is the area's top employer. Lloyds, Standard Life, and Scottish Widows are also major employment providers.
Edinburgh's Public Sector is quite large, though its importance to the economy is far less than in many other regions of the UK. NHS Scotland and the City of Edinburgh Council support 12% of the workforce. Tourism is another key factor in the job market here, and the 11 million annual visitors support some 30,000 jobs citywide. The city's population is also highly trained, and more than half of residents have attained NVQ4 or higher, far exceeding the national average of 32%. Only about 3% of Edinburgh claimed JSA in 2012, and the median weekly income here is £537.50.