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How is Big Data Shaping Enterprise IT Hiring?

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There are nearly 600,000 big data jobs out there, creating a “hyper growth niche” career field that is ramping up demand for analytics officials more than all else, according to IT career resources website icrunchdata.

With numerous estimates on big data-related hiring at approximately 4 million new jobs by 2015, half of which would be in the U.S., icrunchdata published what it’s calling the first industry index specifically attuned to big data jobs. Under six categories connected to big data hiring, icrunchdata estimated there to be 598,510 jobs, according to information the firm has pulled together from various job posting sites and divided using a proprietary algorithm that’s scrubbed and deduplicated nightly.

Dwarfing the rest of the big data job categories were careers under “analytics,” which icrunchdata put at 220,767 of the total big data jobs. Each sector isn’t broken down by specific roles, though icrunchdata spokesman Todd Nevins says the analytics category “leads the way” in that it touches jobs directly related to all forms of data.

As the second largest segment, icrunchdata estimated 127,329 available “big data jobs,” or those specifically stated to deal with the demands of data volume and variety. Data scientist and similar career titles represented 82,444 of the big data jobs and software development took up more than 78,000. Filling out the fields were “statistics jobs” (60,430) and BI jobs (28,900).

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8 Cloud Computing Skills High In Demand Right Now

By SiliconIndia  |   Monday, 15 July 2013

Bangalore: IT industry has evolved in to a very competitive world and complies with “Survival Of Fittest” theory. Here, the employees always have to keep up their ante with new skills. And mostly the industry keeps tabs on the ways to reduce costs, boost productivity and tap the power of complex datasets to gain market insight, and put it in nut shell, Cloud computing offers all this and more. As a result, IT professionals who evolve can take advantage of the cloud growth.
According to Gartner’s Forecast Overview, companies spent $110.3 billion in 2012 on cloud services and the number is expected to grow through 2016. “End-user spending on public cloud services is expected to grow 18.6% in 2012 to $110.3 billion and is expected to record a compound annual growth rate of 17.7 percent from 2011 through 2016,” the report says. In wake of such hour, CIO spoke with Howard B. Medow, vice president of strategic sales and delivery with Modis to list the following 8 cloud skills that are high in demand right now.

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