IT hiring trends

Gain insight into Navigating the Technical Hiring Landscape

hiring and retaining IT & technology talent

The importance of digital infrastructure has increased immensely in the last three years. What was already a priority for many organizations suddenly became a necessity. As a result, the number of tech jobs available rocketed.

The overall job market for technology professionals continues to expand as organizations develop and advance their digital infrastructure to meet consumers’ increasing demand for digital access to goods and services.

TEchnical Hiring metrics

After analyzing our hiring data over the past 6 months, here are some trends we are seeing. From the most sought-after IT professionals to hiring metrics, we hope this information will help you to navigate this competitive IT hiring landscape.

Our managers are hiring 1 out of every 3 people they interview

16 days

DAVIS Average Time To Fill a Contract IT Role is 16 days
From job requisition to job acceptance, (SHRM) reports an average time to fill of 42 days. 


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Top in demand tech jobs 2023

A surge in demand for talent to build infrastructure, enhance cybersecurity and bring organizations to the cloud and an on-going push to work remotely is driving demand even higher.

This year’s most in-demand roles, which range from data-focused to security-related positions and companies will have to be more competitive than ever to land the right talent in these high-demand areas.

Most in-demand IT jobs 2023

Cloud Engineer

Cloud engineers are responsible for overseeing an organization’s cloud-based systems, developing and implementing cloud applications, and migrating existing applications to the cloud.  Experience debugging cloud stacks, securing apps in the cloud, and creating cloud-based solutions.

Database Developer

Develop and maintain new servers, identifying business needs to better understand technology requirements, and troubleshoot servers. Skilled at troubleshooting databases, understanding best practices, and identifying front-end user requirements.

DevOps Engineer

DevOps engineers develop and improve IT systems and work as a go-between for development teams to ensure a flow between coding and engineering. This role is vital for improving and maintaining IT and cloud infrastructure, ultimately boosting productivity in the business. 

Front End Developer

Front end developers are responsible for coding, designing, maintaining, and editing applications on web and mobile. This role requires the ability to build web and mobile applications with a focus on user experience, functionality, and usability.

Service Now 

ServiceNow developers are responsible for managing the ServiceNow platform that an organization uses to manage its operations. They work with clients to understand their needs, design and build solutions, and implement and test them. They also provide support and maintenance for the solutions they create. 

Help Desk

For customer-facing businesses, the help desk is an important part of running an efficient business. As the first line of defense for customer service and troubleshooting, help desk workers need to have the right technical and soft skills for the job.

Network Security Engineer

Network security engineers are tasked with deploying and maintaining corporate WAN, LAN, and server architecture. These IT pros help steer the organization on the right path with network security by enforcing corporate network security policies, ensuring overall compliance, and managing external security audits and recommendations. 

Software Developer

Software developers are responsible for designing, developing, installing, testing, and maintaining software systems. The job requires coding, designing, and building applications, websites, or mobile apps, working with multiple programming languages such as C#, C++, HTML, Java, Microsoft .NET, and SQL Server.

Software Engineer

Software engineers are responsible for designing and creating software programs and applications to suit business needs. It’s a role that requires cross-collaboration and communication skills, as well as the ability to work in a team environment. 

Systems Security Manager

A systems security manager is responsible for managing and leading a team of security administrators, analysts, and other IT professionals with the goal of overseeing the company’s overall IT security

Data Architect

Data Architects design data infrastructure to extract and organize data for authorized individuals to access. Their duties include identifying a company’s internal and external data sources, collaborating with department heads to determine their data storage and organizational needs and using the information to create and maintain data infrastructure for company employees.

ERP Implementation

ERP consultants deploy and maintain enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for clients. They determine clients’ business needs, develop customized ERP solutions, and smoothly integrate ERP applications with existing infrastructure

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