Workplace Slideshow: Confidence Grows Among IT Workers

By Dennis McCafferty  |  Posted 05-25-2010

Confidence Grows Among IT Workers

51.6 is the current "IT Employee Confidence Index" reading, up nearly a point from the end of 2009.

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39.7 was the lowest reading for the confidence survey over the last year, in the thick of the 2009 recession.

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32% of tech workers think the economy is getting stronger, up from 29 percent in the previous survey.

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21% of IT workers from age 45-54 feel the economy is getting stronger&#151the lowest percentage among age demographics.

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63% of IT workers feel confident about their employer's future.

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Over 70% of women are confident about their employer's future, compared to only 60% of men.

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41% of IT workers have faith in their ability to find a new job, up by 2%.

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31% of IT workers aged 18-34 are confident they could find a new job&#151the lowest percentage among all age groups.

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More than half of workers 45 years or older feel good about their ability to find a new job - the highest percentage among age groups.

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32% of IT workers are likely to look for new jobs within the next year, down by 6%.

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Men are more than twice as likely to be looking for a new job than women&#15137% compared to 16%.

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