Confidence Declines Among IT Workers

Confidence Declines Among IT Workers

Expectations AdjustmentExpectations Adjustment

The overall IT worker confidence index is 58.7, down from 60 the previous quarter.


The IT employee personal confidence index—which reflects confidence in the economy, employers and the ability to find a new job—is 70, compared to nearly 65.8 the prior quarter.

Financial InstabilityFinancial Instability

Only 34% feel the economy is getting stronger, down from 44% last quarter.

Employment PictureEmployment Picture

45% say fewer jobs are available this quarter in comparison to the recent past, compared to 34% last quarter.

High Hopes, Part IHigh Hopes, Part I

51% are confident in their ability to find a new job, up from 46% the past quarter.

High Hopes, Part IIHigh Hopes, Part II

63% are confident in the future of their current employer, compared to 58% the prior quarter.

Secure PositionSecure Position

73% say it isn’t likely they’ll lose their job in the next 12 months, as opposed to 66% last quarter.

Holding SteadyHolding Steady

Only 29% say they’re likely to look for a new job in 2015, down from 35% last quarter.

CIO Insight Staff
CIO Insight Staff
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