Turn Overseas CVs into Cash! (Tier 2 Work Permits)

Are you finding it difficult to secure high end IT, Engineering, Healthcare or Financial Services skills in the UK? Do you know a Non EEA National who possesses the skills and would be ideal but lacks a UK Work Visa? If so Commonwealth Contractors may be able to help!

At Commonwealth Contractors we specialise in working with Clients and Agencies over skill and experience combinations which are very difficult to find in the UK. Our consultancy partners are Tier 2 Licensed and may be prepared, where required, to sponsor a highly skilled professional on a Tier 2 General Visa (formerly UK Work Permit) for a project based assignment.

To discuss your situation and skill requirements with an experienced advisor call Commonwealth Contractors now on 0330 390 9021 or Submit your Details and we will get right back to you!

Skills / Roles in Demand in the UK

Although only a handful of roles are officially considered to be in shortage in the UK many more are (in practice) very difficult to recruit for due to a lack of highly skilled residents.

If you are finding it difficult to secure certain skills in the UK our partner may be able to sponsor a consultant under Tier 2 General and assign him or her to your client.

Many of the roles detailed below are often hard to find in the UK;


Skills & Roles in Demand

Information Technology

Senior Business Analysts, Systems Consultants, Project Leaders, Senior Systems Analysts, Development Team Leaders, Senior Systems Developers, Systems Architects, Senior Software Engineers etc – Only these roles + significant experience and niche skills are hard to find in the UK.


Civil Engineers (including Petroleum Engineers, Subsea Engineers, Drilling Engineers, Mining Engineers), Mechanical Engineers in the Aerospace Sector, Electric Engineers, Chemical Engineers, Design & Development Engineers, Production & Process Engineers, Planning & Quality Control Engineers etc


Consultant Level Doctors & Non Consultant Level Doctors specialising in certain specialities

Financial Services

Actuaries in Life Assurance, General Insurance and Health & Care, Project Based Accountants

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To find out more about Commonwealth Contractors call now on 0330 390 9021 or Submit your Details and we will get right back to you!