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According to a recent report, IT job vacancies are to rise back up to pre-recession levels.

IT contractors will be very pleased to hear that online jobs board,, have found that the volume of both contracting and permanent IT roles, has increased steadily over the past five years.

The research found that IT jobs are now just 15% below where they were in the first quarter of 2008 – pre-recession.  Compared to this time three years ago, this was at a much higher number at 41%, showing just how much the industry has continued to grow in the past three years. reported that currently, the most sought out IT skills include SQL, which has been the most in demand skill for the last five years, and C#, which has in fact overtaken C, as employers are no longer interested in IT professionals having the older programming language as a skill.

CWJobs’ website director, Richard Nott, said, “As Britain’s economic position stabilises, growth is being seen across most sectors of the IT industry, signalling that it is finally recovering from the recession.

“The technology industry looks to be at the forefront of Britain’s growth, and if it maintains the same trajectory, could be boosting Britain’s economic position even further.”

Lisa Keeble is the Managing Director for Contractor Umbrella Ltd, one of the UK’s Most Respected Umbrella Companies and founder member of AllUmbrellaCompaniesAreEqual.
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