IT Employment Continues to Grow at a Brisk Pace
ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- IT employment set another all-time high in February with an increase of 16,500 jobs.
The number of IT jobs grew 0.38 percent sequentially last month to 4,371,200, according to TechServe Alliance, a collaboration of IT & Engineering Staffing and Solutions firms, clients, consultants and suppliers. With the upward revision in January's numbers from 0.37 to 0.78 percent, IT employment has grown by over 4.57% since February 2012.
"IT employment is growing very briskly," said Mark Roberts, the CEO of TechServe.
"As long as we don't experience a macroeconomic shock, I anticipate we will continue to set all-time records in IT employment throughout 2013," added Roberts.
For complete February 2013 IT Index please visit: http://www.techservealliance.org/pressroom/documents/IndexreleaseMarch2013-MBR.pdf
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TechServe Alliance is a collaboration of IT & Engineering staffing and solutions firms, clients, consultants and suppliers dedicated to advancing excellence and ethics within the IT & Engineering staffing and solutions industry. Hundreds of IT & Engineering staffing and solutions firms and tens of thousands of affiliated professionals, count on TechServe Alliance to keep their leadership informed, engaged and connected. TechServe Alliance serves as the voice of the industry before the policymakers and the national and trade press. By providing access to the knowledge and best practices of an entire industry and tapping the "collective scale" of hundreds of companies, TechServe Alliance supports its members in the efficient delivery of best-in-class IT & Engineering staffing and solutions for clients and exceptional professional opportunities for every IT & Engineering consultant.
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