Monthly IT and Technology Jobs Report – October 2019

IT and Technology Jobs Report October 2019 Unemployment Rate for IT and Tech Jobs* October 2019: 2.2% September 2019: 2.4% October 2018 (last year): 2.1% Total IT and Tech Jobs* October 2019: 5,423,000 September 2019: 5,421,000 October 2018 (last year): 5,135,000 US Economy Jobs Added October 2019: 128,000 September 2019: 136,000 October 2018 (last year): 277.000 US Unemployment Rate October 2019: 3.6% September 2019: 3.5% October 2018 (last year): 3.8% Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics Small business confidence falls to 7-year low. 41% of small-firm CEOs said they expect the economy to worsen in the year ahead. Source: Vistage CEO [...]

Hot Job – CyberSecurity Engineer

Cybersecurity is a growing concern for many businesses and skilled cybersecurity engineers are in high-demand. Today, data breaches can be extremely damaging to a business, ruining their market credibility and putting them at risk of extortion from hackers. With more and more businesses offering jobs in this area, you might be tempted to apply for this position as well. But what does it mean to be a cybersecurity engineer? If you’re wondering, we can help shed more light here. We’re taking a closer look at cybersecurity engineer job responsibilities, requirements, and other fine details. Typical Background Cybersecurity engineers are [...]

How to fill 500,000 Open IT Jobs [INFOGRAPHIC]

How to fill 500,000 Open IT Jobs There are over 500K open IT and software jobs. That number is only getting bigger. Improving Gender Diversity Only 18% of IT workers are female. Hire H1Bs Sponsor and bring in people from other countries. Hire people from Coder Academies More Academies are popping up. They are producing good technical candidates. Encourage STEM in Schools We are not going to fill these all today. We need a 20 year plan   https://decideconsulting.com/how-to-fill-500000-it-jobs/

Hot Job – Front End Developer

If you’ve always loved programming and designing and want to combine your passions, the perfect career option is to become a front end developer. Good developers are in high demand and front end developers have the luxury of picking and choosing who they want to work with. Whether you want to be a freelancer or you’re considering it as a career option, it can be a very fulfilling job. The following are some more details regarding the skills, education requirements, and earning capacity of a front end developer in Houston. Typical Background Front end developers are typically responsible for [...]

Monthly IT and Technology Jobs Report – September 2019

IT and Technology Jobs Report September 2019 Unemployment Rate for IT and Tech Jobs* September 2019: 2.4% August 2019: 1.5% September 2018 (last year): 2.0% Total IT and Tech Jobs* September 2019: 5,421,000 August 2019: 5,682,000 September 2018 (last year): 5,028,000 US Economy Jobs Added September 2019: 136,000 August 2019: 130,000 September 2018 (last year): 108,000 US Unemployment Rate September 2019: 3.5% August 2019: 3.7% September 2018 (last year):  3.7% Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics The unemployment rate has not stayed below 4% this long since 1969. Source: Vistage CEO Survey