What Work Cambridgeshire and Rutland 2016 - Page 5

Information and guidance for young people aged 13-19 Why do jobs change? All jobs change over time: 150 years ago in Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and Rutland ♦♦ Brewing and malt trade ♦♦ Farming and forestry ♦♦ Fishing ♦♦ Food and drink ♦♦ Engineering ♦♦ Tourism ♦♦ Leather goods Food production in the 1890s Most jobs in these sectors only involved manual work. There are far more jobs in these sectors today. Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and Rutland Today* Cambridge East Cambridgeshire Fenland Huntingdonshire Peterborough Rutland South Cambridgeshire 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100% Financial and business Retail Health Information & communication Catering & accommodation Professional, scientific & technical Manufacturing Transport & logistics Construction Agriculture Education Public administration & defence Motor trades Wholesale Arts,leisure & recreation Other Some jobs that were once very popular have all but disappeared. Many of these industries have made way for jobs which we would now say belonged to the service sector such as hospitality, distribution, retail and financial services. Other jobs have gone due to advances in technology. * Figures don’t include self-employed. Source: Business Register and Employment Survey with additional agriculture data from DEFRA. Please note: all Business Register of Employment Survey references in this guide are taken from the 2013 release (latest at time of going to print). 3