More pay deals pitched at a higher level than last year as median in the utilities sector rises to 2%.
Engineering sector pay awards are flat at 2% despite more buoyant trading conditions.
Finance sector pay awards remain at 2.5%, despite a robust operating background.
Pay awards in the general manufacturing sector hold steady, but questions remain over future trading conditions.
The hotels, catering and leisure sector made pay awards in line with the private sector as a whole over the past year.
While the headline pay award in the information and communications sector remains steady, more employers froze pay in this more than any other sector.
The level of pay awards in the professional and business services sector has risen over the past year.
Pay awards in the housing associations sector see slight increase.
Retail pay settlements hold steady at 2% and look set to remain at this level.
As our bargaining year draws to a close, we find little sign of pay pressures in the economy.
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