Tech Pros Unconvinced IT Boom Will Last
Most IT professionals do not have confidence in the current IT boom and believe it will end soon, according a new report on the state of the technology job market.Most IT professionals believe that the current IT boom has little juice left, according to a monthly report on the state of the tech job market published Dec. 4 by New York-based Dice, an IT careers site. Sixty-two percent of respondents said they dont have confidence that the current IT boom would last much longer. Thirty-two percent thought it would last a little longer, or at least as long as the economy remains strong.
Seventeen percent feel that the boom is almost over and that there is no chance well see another spurt like that of the late 1990s, and 13 percent said it is already over, as "when the buyouts begin, the end is near."