IT Job Growth Picks Up in July

Aug 07, 2012, 15:17 ET from TechServe Alliance

ALEXANDRIA, Va., August 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The pace of IT job growth showed modest improvement in July.

According to TechServe Alliance, a collaboration of IT services firms, clients, consultants and suppliers, the number of IT jobs grew by 4,800 jobs in July to reach a level of 4,191,200---another all-time high. In June employers added only 2600 IT jobs.

"While the rate of IT job growth is not quite as robust as it was earlier in the year, July's numbers are nevertheless encouraging," stated Mark Roberts, CEO of TechServe Alliance. "Based on our data as well as the anecdotal reports of my member companies, demand for IT professionals remains fundamentally strong," added Roberts.

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TechServe Alliance is a collaboration of IT services firms, clients, consultants and suppliers dedicated to advancing excellence and ethics within the IT services industry. Hundreds of IT staffing, IT solutions and IT consulting 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 services for clients and exceptional professional opportunities for every IT consultant.

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