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Demand for IT Contractors Rising Slowly

As corporate revenue growth steadily improves this year, spending on new or backlogged IT projects is also expected to increase.
Apr 6, 2004
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ITSM Watch Staff





With IT staffs running lean after three years of cost cutting, many companies will look to domestic IT contractors to help supplement their project teams, IT executives and analysts said this week. "We're seeing a little bit of an uptick in demand for contract labor," said Tom Pohlmann, an analyst at Forrester Research Inc. in Cambridge, Mass. Pohlmann cited a December survey of 364 North American IT decision-makers, conducted by Forrester, in which 52% of respondents said they plan to use a combination of internal training and IT contractors to help make up for a shortfall in IT skills this year. Only 22% of the survey respondents said they plan to increase their internal IT staffs this year.

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