Thursday, December 6, 2012

Who’s Hiring Now! Report - Demand for IT jobs really picking up

 
The current job market statistics shows a jobless rate of 7.9%, yet the same statistics state that in the Information Technology community the unemployment rate is only at 1.9%. How can that be?
These are exciting times!!!
We can see the demand for IT jobs really picking up. New companies were just added to our Who’s Hiring Now! report too.

Who’s Hiring Now! Report Observations

Top positions looking to be filled:
  • Various Analyst roles
  • Data Management Professionals
  • Engineers
  • Java, COBOL, Cognos, Endeavor and Informatica are still positions that need to be filled

Jobs are located in:
Chicago, NYC, Upstate NY, WI, MI, GA, OH, NC, San Diego, Bay Area/Silicon Valley, Phoenix, Tempe and Scottsdale AZ
Jobs by Industry Verticals:
Technology

46%

Healthcare

31%

Finance

8%

Education

8%

About 1 in 11 survey respondents have internship positions
Blacks Gone Geek is an organization that promotes awareness to the African American community by providing a forum where they can share and exchange knowledge within the Information Technology Industry. At Blacks Gone Geek our mission is clear: We want to promote career advancement for African Americans in IT.
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