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March 18, 2009

Report: IT Employment Decline Moderates in February

Filed under: FYI,IT,IT consulting,US — 7macaw @ 11:06 am
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After dropping markedly in December (56,000 jobs or 1.4%) and January (46,000 jobs or 1.15%), the decline in IT employment moderated in February dropping by (17,000 jobs or .43%), according to the National Association of Computer Consultant Businesses (NACCB), which tracks monthly IT employment.

After peaking in November with over 4 million jobs and dropping the subsequent three months,
IT employment stands at 3,938,800. Despite the drop over the last three months, IT employment
was effectively flat (-.23%) year-over-year, outperforming the general employment marketplace
which shed more than 4 million jobs (-3.02%) over the same time period
.

Source: NACCB Report[pdf]

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