Massive shortage of IT skills in Scotland… but don’t take our word for it!

10/04/13 - 12:17

We are at the forefront of the search for top technical talent in Scotland, and despite the resources and experience at our disposal – getting the best person for the job has never been more challenging.

 

A new report from ScotlandIS highlights the huge challenge facing Scottish firms who wish to recruit IT staff. Firms are expecting to need 45,000 new recruits over the next five years, and 70% of those surveyed plan to expand in the next 12 months. However, more than half of them say they are unable to find the right people to fill their roles.

 

The Scottish technology industry is in a great place to help spearhead huge growth enabling a larger scale economic recovery, but only if the right people can be found. This is not an easy problem to fix, as the problems facing the required improvement in technical training run deep – however, in the meantime, talking to a specialist niche supplier can really help. We are best placed to advise on how to approach find the best people in a challenging market. Once we understand what you need and why, we can advise on what’s possible and realistic, and get you in touch with the right people.

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-22009590

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