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Badenoch & Clark Human Resources Professional talent spotlight

Badenoch & Clark Human Resources Professional talent spotlight

– June 2011 / Recruitment market

Commentary from Badenoch & Clark Recruitment specialists

Market data:

Permanent

?Permanent salaries up 0.08% MOM

?Permanent vacancies down 0.3% MOM to 15,437

?SQL Server & .Net/C# salaries up 0.1% MOM to &pound38,400 and &pound39,400 respectively

Contract

?Contract salaries up 1.17% MOM

?Contract vacancies up 0.36% MOM to 6053

?IT Directors?salaries up 3.8% MOM to &pound96/hour

“Technology migrations and software implementations are propping up the IT recruitment market at the moment as organisations look to the future.”

Precise knowledge needed for global HR implementations

“We?re seeing an uplift in demand for a number of roles from functional analysts through to technical consultants to help with large scale implementations within HR functions of global organisations. Hiring managers are being increasingly specific, not only requiring cultural fit but also knowledge of local employment and payroll legislation.”

BI in demand to help senior management with investment decisions

“Having had a tough 18 months, many companies are implementing reporting tools to highlight profitability of different parts of their business so that senior management can make an informed decision on future investment. We?re seeing increasing levels of demand for those with experience of BI/MI technologies such as SAP and Oracle from junior level analysts right up to department heads and BI directors as a result.”

Desktop support candidates back in demand in financial services

“Having shrunk their desktop functions as headcount reduced during the recession, financial services organisations are now increasing their headcount as activity picks up in the sector. As a result we?re seeing strong levels of demand for desktop support candidates.”

Technology migration to latest Microsoft products drives consultancy demand

“We?re seeing an increase in demand for technology migration specialists within IT consultancies. This is because there is increased demand, especially in larger organisations with 2000 users, for new functionality on the latest Microsoft releases (Windows 7 and Office 2010).”

?Financial services looking for desktop support candidates

?Senior management look to BI for future investment support

?Latest software releases increases IT consultancy activity

All comments by Matt Gascoigne, Operations Director, IT, Badenoch & Clark

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