IT Management: Houston, Washington, D.C., Top List of Hot Cities for IT Jobs
As the U.S. economy continues to improve, companies have started to reinvest in new IT projects and technologies in an effort to remain competitive. Consequently, these organizations are beginning to staff up, meaning the war for qualified IT administrator and manager talent is on the rise. Modis, a provider of information technology staffing, identified a list of the top seven cities across the country to find IT jobs today, with Houston ranking as the best place to land an IT position. Modis based the list of top cities on internal data, taking into account factors such as the number of job openings over the past quarter, growing industries in the area and the intensity of the war for talent in these regions. Houston claimed the top spot to find an IT job in large part due to its position as a key hub for numerous global organizations-many of which are now rebounding from the recession and benefiting from increased IT budgets. Demand is high for a variety of IT jobsfrom systems administrators to business analysts to mobile application developers. Here, eWEEK looks at the seven best cities to get a new or better IT job.