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IT Employment Grows Briskly in January

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- IT employment set another all-time high in January with an increase of 15,800 jobs.  

The number of IT jobs grew 0.37 percent sequentially last month to 4,339,800, according to TechServe Alliance, a collaboration of IT services firms, clients, consultants and suppliers. IT employment has grown by over 4% since January 2012.  These latest numbers are based on the rebenchmarked data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) this month.

"I am pleased to see IT employment growth is off to a strong start in 2013," said Mark Roberts, the CEO of TechServe.

"Despite the lingering uncertainty with the U.S. and global economies, I anticipate demand for IT professionals will remain robust throughout 2013, " added Roberts.  

For complete January 2013 IT Index please visit: http://www.techservealliance.org/pressroom/documents/IndexreleaseFebruary2013.pdf

About TechServe Alliance
TechServe Alliance is a collaboration of IT & Engineering staffing and solutions firms, clients, consultants and suppliers dedicated to advancing excellence and ethics within the IT & Engineering staffing and solutions industry. Hundreds of IT & Engineering staffing and solutions firms and tens of thousands of affiliated professionals, count on TechServe Alliance to keep their leadership informed, engaged and connected. TechServe Alliance serves as the voice of the industry before the policymakers and the national and trade press. By providing access to the knowledge and best practices of an entire industry and tapping the "collective scale" of hundreds of companies, TechServe Alliance supports its members in the efficient delivery of best-in-class IT & Engineering staffing and solutions for clients and exceptional professional opportunities for every IT & Engineering consultant.

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