February 2010 Report:
In January, job market activity in Connecticut dropped slightly compared to December. Employers are mulling whether to look for more staff after adding some over the past six months.
The exception is the Financial Services sector where demand for more professionals keeps growing. Demand in Healthcare fell for the third month in a row. Meanwhile there is a daily average of 790 job opportunities available for IT professionals in the state.
U.S. IT employment increased by 12,900 jobs, or 0.3%, in January, one of the best month-to-month gains since the recession hit in late 2008, the TechServe Alliance reported today. The positive news comes after the prolonged recession had reduced overall IT employment by some 200,000 jobs, based on analysis of U.S. unemployment data. The alliance's monthly calculations found that tech employment peaked in November, 2008, with some 4 million jobs. But in the first half of last year, IT employment fell off the cliff…. For the full article, visit: http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9153838/IT_hiring_jumps_in_January