ALEXANDRIA, Va. Feb. 8, 2011
According to a monthly index of IT jobs developed and published by TechServe Alliance, a collaboration of IT services firms, clients, consultants and suppliers, in January, IT employment stood at 3,997,400 jobs; reflecting incremental growth of 0.2, while overall non-farm employment only rose by .03 percent. On a year-over-year basis, IT employment was up 4.5 percent, compared to only a 0.8 percent increase in total non-farm employment.
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TechServe Alliance is a collaboration of IT services firms, clients, consultants and suppliers dedicated to advancing excellence and ethics within the IT services industry. Hundreds of IT staffing, IT solutions and IT consulting 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 services for clients and exceptional professional opportunities for every IT consultant.
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