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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
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