The population of the City of Kielce ammounts to 196 804 people, including 73 432 citizens of mobile working age (18-44) .
The average monthly remuneration in the corporate sector is 3997 PLN gross (świętokrzyskie region). The unemployment rate remained at 5.8%.
28 853 companies are present in Kielce. 308 of them employ more than 50 people.
Average wages in the corporate sector is very attractive from the employer's perspective - it ammounts to 3 920,24 zł gross (2016)
Annually, 10 universities educate approx. 30 thousand. students every year, providing 10 thousand. graduates.
1. State universities:
Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce
Kielce University of Technology
School of Economics, Law and Medical Sciences
3. Pedagogical schools:
4.Information technology schools:
School of Information Technology and Telecommunications
Społeczna Akademia Nauk University
University of Public Administration
Upper-secondary schools of Information Technology and Electronic:
1.Electric Schools Complex in Kielce, Upper-secondary Technical School nr 4
2.Hauke - Bossak Information Technology Schools Complex, Upper-secondary Technical School nr 7
3.Non-public Upper-secondary Technical School - Vocational Training Centre
4.Mechanic Schools Complex, Upper-secondary Technical School nr 2
The expectations of students towards employers
Students in Kielce speak foreign languages and enjoy an access to the information technology tools, they feel equipped with the theoretical knowledge that will help them in the labour market. Many of them declare that they will continue their educatation and improve professional qualifications (postgraduate courses, training, etc.) in the future.
A significant group of students share a professional experience - both in permanent and casual employment (ie. order contract, contract for specific work, full time).
Kielce students relatively realistically assess the situation on the labor market Świętokrzyskie. Their wage expectations are not high (from 1000 to 2500 PLN net). Students looking for work using various channels, mainly from the offer available on the Internet.
In the recruitment process, investors are supported by global and regional HR companies. Some of them have their offices operating in Kielce: Adecco, EP - Staff and organization, Randstad, Trenkwalder, Consultor, Pr Freelancer, Work Group.
Labour costs (ie. The average salary, the additional costs) are responsible for approx. 70% of the total costs incurred by the company. In terms of average wages Kielce are among the cities with relatively low labor costs.
Świętokrzyskie province is highly competitive when compared to the labor costs in other regions. The share of the average gross wage in the region in the annual average national gross salary ammounts to approx. 86.6%.
The real estate market in KielceKielce office market remains highly competitive, especially when compared with mature markets, such as Warsaw, Wroclaw, Poznan and Krakow. Average rent rates in the city are approximately 35-43 PLN per sq. m., which is about 30% lower than in cities mentioned. Kielce Technology Park offers even lower rates- 20-25PLN for the rental sq. m for enterprises located in KTP's Incubator.
The total available office space (dominated by classB + / B ) is 74 000 m². Most of office buildings in Kielce are new and recently upgraded, with a relatively high standard, with air conditioning, provided with an adequate number of parking spaces. There are four new investments being planned in the city of Kielce, with the largest consisting of six buildings within the complex called "Business Park Kielce", with a total office space of 36 thousand sq. m This investment will significantly increase Kielce's attractiveness to the investors of the outsourcing industry .
The amount of business costs, that includes up to 80% for heating, electricity and cooling, depends on the standard of space rented.When it comes to the fees for electricity, currently the most attractive single-zone tariff for companies is 38.07 PLN per kilowatt hour.