Tuesday, July 01, 2008

IT Employment Surges in May

While the unemployment rate jumped to 5.5 percent last month and job losses were widespread through many sectors of the economy, IT employment growth accelerated in May, according to the National Association of Computer Consultant Businesses (NACCB), which tracks monthly IT employment.

The association reported IT employment reached 3,899,800 in May, which was a gain of nearly 37,000 jobs from the previous month. So far this year, IT employment has grown by more than 80,000 jobs. IT employment is up 8.6 percent, or more than 300,000, from May 2007.


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