Tags: IT

Digital skills remain a struggle for some, say recruiters

Almost a quarter workers in the UK, equating to 12.6 million people, do not have at least one of five digital skills deemed crucial by digital skills charity Go ON UK. The recently released Basic Digital Skills UK report, mentions managing information, communicating, transacting, problem solving and creating basic digital content as the necessary skills to have.

Tech salaries rising in response to skills shortage

IT recruitment specialist Experis has published a report on the state of the UK IT jobs market in the first quarter of 2015. The report analysed over 59,000 UK IT jobs advertised between January and March and is the second in the Tech Cities Job Watch series. The report found that the total number of IT roles…

IT’s lean management structure means fewer promotion opportunities

The IT sector has the leanest management structures in the UK, according to new research from specialist recruiter Randstad Technologies. A survey of 2,000 UK staff revealed that the average IT firm contains just 3.5 layers of management, compared to an average of 4.4 across UK companies. As a result, Randstad Technologies says IT workers…

Three quarters of IT leaders are having trouble recruiting staff

74 per cent of current IT leaders have experienced difficulty recruiting staff with the necessary skills and experience they require according to new research commissioned by Reconnix, the Open Source and Cloud Service provider. When asked on the issue of hiring qualified staff, only 12 per cent of those responsible for hiring technology related positions…