Engineering Professionals (2339) and Computer Network Professionals (2631) have exceeded their ceiling for this programme year and the DIBP has indicated there will be no further invitations offered until the 2017-2018 programme year for:
- ANZSCO Unit Group 2339 – Other Engineering Professionals (Max. 1,000; Invitations to date 1,018)
- ANZSCO Unit Group 2631 – Computer Network Professionals (Max. 1,426; Invitations to date 1,482)
Occupation ceiling values are based on a percentage of stock employment figures for each occupation. Stock employment figures are provided by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, and represent the number of people employed in Australia in each occupation.
Occupation ceilings do not apply to:
- State or Territory Nominated;
- Employer Sponsored or;
- the Business Innovation and Investment visa subclasses.
An updated occupations ceilings as at March 25th 2017 in available on our website.
Source: http://www.abs.gov.au and DIBP