IT Skills: employers seeking a range of skills

Companies will set up a foreign outpost or try to attract in talent to overcome IT skills shortage, writes JJ Worrall.

26th January, 2014
Tanya Duncan, managing director with Interxion: said some firms found it difficult to import talent.

Jim Friars, chief executive with the Irish Computer Society (ICS) Skills group, said that given Ireland's ''domestic and export capabilities a broad range of IT skills were urgently required among Irish jobseekers.

''Ireland is likely to face an average increase in demand for high-level ICT skills of around five per cent per annum out to 2018, said Friars, however ''companies are struggling to secure talented ICT professionals with the right technical and experience levels here,...

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