IT Management: 6 Critical IT Hiring Trends to Watch in 2010

 
 
By Don E. Sears  |  Posted 2010-06-14
 
 
 

6 Critical IT Hiring Trends to Watch in 2010

by Don E. Sears

6 Critical IT Hiring Trends to Watch in 2010

Do you anticipate hiring more professionals in the second half of 2010 than in the first half?

Yes, substantially more hiring in the second half:20%
Yes, slightly more hiring in the second half:51%
No:29%

Do you anticipate hiring more professionals in the second half of 2010 than in the first half?

What trend do you see in salaries for new hires?

 May 2010Nov. 2009
They are significantly higher than last year:4%1%
They are slightly higher than last year:26%8%
They are the same as last year:43%44%
They are slightly less than last year:23%37%
They are significantly less than last year:4%10%

What trend do you see in salaries for new hires?

How many more professionals do you intend to hire in the second half of this year vs. the first half?

1 - 10% More:36%
11 - 20% More:30%
21 - 30% More:23%
31 - 40% More:4%
41 - 50% More:4%
More than 50%:3%

How many more professionals do you intend to hire in the second half of this year vs. the first half?

How likely do you think layoffs are in the next six months at your organization?

Very likely:3%
Likely:11%
Not Likely:72%
Don't know:14%

How likely do you think layoffs are in the next six months at your organization?

Do you believe that voluntary departures will increase at your company this year?

Yes:44%
No:56%

Do you believe that voluntary departures will increase at your company this year?

Should turnover increase, does your company have an external bench of talent that can be hired quickly for key positions?

Yes:29%
No:71%

Should turnover increase, does your company have an external bench of talent that can be hired quickly for key positions?

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