Quality of IT Personnel Most Important to Staffing Buyers, Survey Finds

TEKsystems, a leading provider of IT staffing solutions, talent management expertise and services,  announced findings from two recent studies of more than 1,800 buyers of IT staffing services and 6,100 IT staffing consultants. The surveys focused on understanding what is most important when selecting an IT staffing firm. Buyers of IT staffing services say the […]

IT Jobs to Grow in 2012

IT staffing firm Bluewolf released its annual IT Salary Guide for 2012. The annual data, based on salary information collected from thousands of IT staffing placements managed by Bluewolf across the country, is used by organizations and professionals alike to determine how technology is driving trends and opportunities in business today. While the report shows the […]

Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Tech Jobs

CyberCoders, a California-based staffing firm, recently reviewed about 3,000 tech jobs and salaries to come up with a list of the top 10 highest paying cities for tech jobs. Here’s the full list: 1.       San Jose, Calif. – $119,412 2.       San Francisco – $112,739 3.       New York – $105,192 4.       Washington D.C. – $99,618 5.       Boston – $99,099 6.       Los Angeles […]

2012 IT Budgets up by 20%, Survey Finds

According to two just-released surveys by Boca Raton-based information technology search and staffing firm, PROTECH, IT budgets and salaries continue to increase while employers show increased concern about losing their IT employees. Average 2012 IT budgets increased to 10.2 percent from 8.5 percent in 2011. The 10th annual Tech Leadership survey also revealed 42 percent […]

5 Hottest Tech Jobs for 2012

There’s no doubt the IT industry is hot this year; however, some jobs are tougher to fill than others, according to a recent Business News Daily article. These include: E-commerce programming – IT specialists skilled in helping businesses build online shopping websites, as well as those who specialize in maintaining and securing them, are finding themselves very hirable, according […]

More Companies to Offer Mobile Apps in 2012, Survey Finds

IT staffing firms may soon get a boost in hiring, especially for those professionals who can develop mobile applications. Twenty-seven percent of CIOs polled in a recent Robert Half Technology survey say their companies already offer a mobile app, while another 22 percent say they plan to offer one in 2012. The survey was developed by Robert […]

IT Hiring to Increase, According to Survey

Technology executives expect information technology (IT) hiring to continue in the first quarter of 2012, according to the just-released Robert Half Technology IT Hiring Index and Skills Report. In the latest quarterly survey, 20 percent of chief information officers (CIOs) said they plan to expand their IT departments, and 10 percent expect cutbacks, for a net 10 percent projected […]

Majority of IT Service Businesses Rely on Contractors, Survey Shows

Service companies have a tough job trying to strike the right financial balance between growing their businesses and hiring full-time employees. In fact, nearly 60 percent of those surveyed at CompTIA Breakaway 2011, an annual IT professional conference, said that managing growth and fully utilizing full-time employees are the biggest challenges they face. Rising operational, fuel and […]

Survey Evaluates Gender Differences in IT

Gender differences in overall career satisfaction and career progression have equalized over the previous year, according to the 2011 Technisource Women in Information Technology Report. Technisource is one of the largest technology talent and services providers in North America. However, significant variances still exist in how men and women view compensation equality and the belief that one gender […]

IT Workforce Optimistic About Future, Survey Finds

  A new survey of IT professionals conducted by Modis, a leading provider of information technology staffing solutions, shows a large majority (89 percent) of IT professionals are happy at their current job and two-thirds (64 percent) intend to stay where they are presently employed. This widespread career contentment may be the result of survey respondents […]