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IT Employment Up Almost 6% Annually
Aug 07, 2013 (01:08 PM EDT)


ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- IT employment continued its strong pace of growth in July, posting another all-time high.

The number of IT jobs grew 0.43 percent sequentially last month to 4,493,100, according to TechServe Alliance, a collaboration of IT & Engineering Staffing and Solutions firms, clients, consultants and suppliers. On a year-over-year basis, IT employment has grown by 5.93% since July 2012 adding almost 251,500 IT workers.

"I am pleased to see IT Employment remains a bright spot in an overall labor market that is still recovering slowly," stated Mark Roberts, CEO of TechServe Alliance. "With July's strong showing, IT employment has now has now grown for 23 consecutive months," added Roberts.

For the complete July 2013 IT Index please visit: http://www.techservealliance.org/pressroom/documents/IndexReleaseAugust2013.pdf

About TechServe Alliance
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.

SOURCE TechServe Alliance