IT Job Prospects are Good
According to Computerworld. 2006 should be a good year for IT professionals. In fact the numbers of jobs posted on Dice.com from January through September for developers, project managers and help desk technicians rose 40%, 47% and 45%, respectively, compared with the same period in 2004. Interestingly, with all the talk of outsourcing, less than 5% of the 10 million people who make up the U.S. IT job market had been displaced by foreign workers through 2004. The survey also indicates the top 4 jobs that employers seek.
These are applications development, information security, project management and help desk. The demand has really risen for application developers who have .Net and Java skills as has the need for business analysts and IT relationship managers who work with business managers to understand their divisions’ requirements. And since companies are beginning to attack their backlog of projects, the demand for project managers has grown. Check out the article at http://tinyurl.com/73f8z