Our Mission

Our goal is to help local, regional and national economies function more effectively through helping people make better decisions relating to the world of work.

We do this by providing our customers in the education, economic development and employment sectors with the best quality, most useful and appropriately detailed data and insight, through easy to use tools, ready for the point that they make key decisions.

Our Company

At Emsi, we believe that the key to creating a better national economy is to better understand economies at the local and regional level. No two local economies are the same, and so each one will have a unique industrial mix, differing skills requirements, and specific solutions for fostering growth. We are working with organisations across the country in the education, economic development and employment sectors, helping them better understand their own economy, so that they are better placed to apply solutions that are right for their area.

To achieve this, we employ a team of expert economists, data scientists and software programmers to build a dataset that is not only highly granular and extremely robust, but also accessible and easy to use.

Emsi was founded in Idaho in 2000 and now serves clients in the US, Canada, Australia and the UK.

Our Core Values


Our Data

Our data is the foundation of everything we do. Find out more.


Our Teams

  • Higher Education

    We are working with a number of universities around the country, helping them align their course portfolios to the needs of employers, and evidencing their contribution to economic growth and student employability. To find out more about how we can help your university or higher education institution, contact Andy Durman at andyd@economicmodelling.co.uk.

  • Economic Development

    A growing number of LEPs, Local Authorities, and Economic Development agencies are using our data to identify niche industries and skills in their area, to direct people into sustainable careers, and to make vital, evidence-based decisions about growth. To find out how we can help your organisation, contact Will Cookson at william.cookson@economicmodelling.co.uk.

  • Employment

    Our data is used in a number of ways across the employment sector. Employers use it for strategic talent planning, employment support service providers use it to understand where growth opportunities exist around employability programmes, and staffing companies use it to bring focus to their business planning. To find out how we can help your organisation, contact Andy Durman at andyd@economicmodelling.co.uk.

  • Independent Training Providers

    The Government's pledge to create 3 million apprenticeships points to huge opportunities for the ITP sector. We believe that successfully taking advantage of these opportunities requires an understanding of who is hiring, which industries are growing, and where are they likely to grow. To find out how we can give you solutions to these issues, contact Karla Archibald at karla.archibald@economicmodelling.co.uk.

  • Further Education

    We are partnering with more than 100 colleges throughout the country, offering data solutions around a number of key issues including curriculum rationalisation, funding bids, employer engagement, apprenticeship provision, mergers, careers guidance, and course marketing. To find out how we can help your college, contact Karla Archibald at karla.archibald@economicmodelling.co.uk.


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