Careers Slideshow: Hiring Ahead for IT

By Tony Kontzer  |  Posted 12-08-2009

Hiring Ahead for IT

7% of CIOs nationwide expect to add IT staff

4% expect to reduce IT staff

3% anticipated surplus, outpacing the previous 3 quarters

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42% of CIOs are confident their companies will invest in IT projects

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58% of CIOs who are expecting to add staff plan to hire full-time personnel

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Percentage of CIOs who say the following IT skills are in high demand:

70% Network administration

66% Desktop support

62% Windows administration

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8% expected IT hiring surplus in East North Central and South Atlantic U.S., the two most optimistic regions

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Anticipated IT hiring surpluses in the following industries:

16% Wholesale

13% Health Services

8% Retail

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