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TMCNet:  IT Employment Remains Steady in November

[December 11, 2012]

IT Employment Remains Steady in November

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- IT employment was essentially flat in November---ticking up only modestly over October's numbers.

According to TechServe Alliance, a collaboration of IT services firms, clients, consultants and suppliers, the number of IT jobs grew by 200 jobs in November to reach a level of 4,185,600. Except for the modest dip in September, IT employment has grown every month this year and is up 2.66% on a year-over-year basis.
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"While IT continues to outperform most other sectors of the economy, it is not immune to the broader macroeconomic trends," said Mark Roberts, the CEO of TechServe.

"With near universal agreement that demand for IT professionals will remain strong for the foreseeable future, I am extremely bullish that IT employment will return to a more robust growth trajectory once the pervasive uncertainty dissipates," added Roberts.

For complete November 2012 IT Index please visit: http://www.techservealliance.org/pressroom/documents/IndexReleaseDecember2012-MBR.pdf About TechServe Alliance 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.

SOURCE TechServe Alliance

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