The IT sector remains the most attractive globally, according to the 2017 Randstad Employer Branding Research. So many workers wanting to potentially join your field does not automatically mean your work in IT talent acquisition is any easier... 

Other key findings on this research:

  • career in IT is especially attractive to younger workers.  Of all young adults surveyed (aged 18-24) , 53% were willing to work in the industry.
  • Besides having a good salary and benefits, IT workers also place greater value on career progression.

  • Loyalty to the sector is not unconditional; 75% of those working in the field are open to switching sectors.