: Industrial Info forecasts that regional labor demand in 13 skilled crafts, including welders, pipefitters, ironworkers and others, will increase 80% from 2012 to 2017, rising from 104 million hours to more than 188 million hours across all Gulf Coast zones.
Drawing on Industrial Info's Project & Plant Intelligence Platforms, our Gulf Coast Region Labor Market Analysis is a subscription-based product with quarterly updates, showing changes as projects are introduced, placed on hold or canceled, and scopes and schedules change. The analysis provides detailed information for nine metropolitan areas between Brownsville, Texas, and Pascagoula, Mississippi, and includes:
- Historic and forecast labor hour needs for each metropolitan area through 2020 for 13 skilled crafts
- Industrial capital and maintenance spending estimates through 2020
- Current wage rates and expectations for the future
- An executive summary detailing the causes and expectations for changes in labor supply and demand, and more