Facilities Managers Occupations
The Centers of Excellence for Labor Market Information in collaboration with the Energy, Construction & Utilities Statewide Sector Navigator conducted a study on facilities managers in Southern California. This report highlights regional employer need regarding current and projected employment, education and credentialing preferences, and most in-demand skills and technological proficiencies for the facilities manager occupation. Read the report+
Demand & Supply Data
Conducting a program review? Analyzing your CTE portfolio? Looking for data to kick-start regional conversations about program alignment? The Centers of Excellence have created a suite of tools to support your decision-making with labor market data. California community colleges can utilize these data tools to assess projected occupational demand and the supply of graduates from a program(s) of study. Access data here+
Guides for Using Labor Market Information
Recently, the number of data sources for labor market information (LMI) has grown considerably, making it difficult to know which are best suited to the questions most often asked by community colleges. Check out these two new guides that help demystify labor market data:
"The Centers of Excellence have the ability to present real-time data in a manner that makes my job easier. I would suggest that any community college professional currently not using the Centers of Excellence are missing an excellent resource for making objective decisions on curriculum development and new programs."
Demand and Supply Data Tools
Conducting a program review? Doing analysis of your CTE portfolio? Looking for data to kick-start regional conversations about program alignment?
The Centers of Excellence have a suite of tools to support your decision-making with labor market data. California community colleges can utilize these data tools to assess projected occupational demand and the supply of graduates from a program(s) of study.
- » Read First! Instructions to guide you through opening and using the Demand and Supply Tables.
- Demand Table to access current labor market demand data for occupations related to your programs. The table can be filtered by region, county, occupation, and other criteria. Note: This file is password protected.*
- Supply Table to access the number of awards, by TOP code (Taxonomy of Program code), conferred by community colleges and other post-secondary education providers. The data can be filtered by region, TOP code, TOP title and type of award.
- Short video tutorials providing step-by-step instructions on using these tools:
- Watch the recorded COE webinar for background on the project and demonstrations of both tools.
- The Interpreting the Data worksheet contains additional information and guidance on how to interpret the data. For more guidance on using LMI to answer community college questions, access LMI Guides here.
- The TOP-CIP-SOC Crosswalk facilitates matching California Community College programs (coded by TOP code) to occupational codes and titles (Standard Occupational Classifications or SOC codes).
These files will be updated annually and/or biannually as data becomes available.
|Data Table||Update Frequency||Next Data Timeframe||Refresh Schedule|
|Demand||Biannually||2015-2018||November 2016 and May 2017|
*Access is restricted to California community college representatives; to inquire about the password, please contact your regional COE or your Regional Consortium Chair. Demand Table provides occupational estimates for 2014, projected openings through 2017, and 2014 wages.