Many companies are looking for IT staff, in an effort to adapt and cope with the new conditions created by remote work in the midst of COVID-19.
The hirings in London have declined significantly in view of it Coronavirus COVID-19, especially in areas such as retail and construction. Companies are asked to reconsider or even revise their business models and the corresponding procedures, in order to be able to deal with the situation, as a result of which they are increasingly looking for IT staff to work on their new projects. Since a large number of employees work remotely, one must be able to help these people in case of problems, which means hiring new technical support staff.
Thus, technology-based jobs, which have been maintained to a greater extent than those in other sectors, now account for the largest share of recruitment in London, according to a report by the Association of Professional Staff Companies. (APSCo). The jobs in the field of technology They currently account for 35% of all vacancies, APSCo said. Under normal circumstances, this figure would be as high as 15%.
The top five specialties in all of London are related to the IT industry. At the top are the developers and software engineers, followed by IT experts management infrastructure. Experts in her field information technology, analysts and technical support staff are also in high demand, according to the new data, as they will be able to help support the large number of workers working from home.
Ann Swain, CEO of APSCo, said the fact that IT hiring continues to be significant is perhaps unexpected, given the growing need for businesses in various industries to adopt remote work. The APSCo report also noted that recruitment in the marketing sector continues to be maintained, which depends to some extent on whether businesses want to increase digital activity marketing and communications. Finally, the report noted that now that many are working from home, the challenge of keeping remote employees employed and working as a cohesive unit is greater than ever.