IT Management Slideshow: Dice IT Hiring Report: Job Growth Ahead in 2011By Dennis McCafferty | Posted 12-22-2010
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Six of ten tech hirers/recruiters plan to hire more IT professionals in first-half 2011 than they did in second-half 2010.
Among those respondents planning to add more IT workers, 45 percent say they'll increase hiring by at least 10 percent in first-half 2010.
One-third of respondents who are planning to add IT workers expect to increase hiring by 11 percent to 20 percent in first-half 2010.
Top in-demand tech skillsets, first-half 2011
1. Java/J2EE developer2. .Net developer3. Software developer4. Project manager5. Mobile developer6. Web developer7. SAP8. Business analyst9. Business intelligence10. Security analyst
46 percent of hiring managers/tech recruiters agree that filling positions is taking more time in 2010 than it did in 2009.
46 percent of these hirers say that the inability to find qualified professionals is the main reason for the time delay in filling positions.
39 percent of hirers say a sense of caution regarding the economy is the top reason for the time delay in filling positions.
52 percent of hirers from enterprises say salaries for existing tech staff in 2010 are flat compared to 2009.
40 percent of respondents say salaries for existing staff have risen slightly in 2010 compared to the prior year.
7 percent of hirers at staffing, recruiting or consulting companies say salaries have declined in 2010 compared to 2009.
29 percent of hiring managers say they're paying more for new tech hires in 2010 than they did for last year's recruits.