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Does your company have the most intelligent IT Crowd?!

Cpl is holding a devilishly difficult general knowledge table quiz on the 20th of June 2012 in the Ballsbridge Hotel (formerly Jury’s, Address below). We’re inviting you to gather together the strongest IT brains in your company to battle it out against the rest of the IT community for the chance to win a grand prize of €4,000! (1,000 per team mate) Entry for the quiz is free but we will ask for a small donation to Cpl’s charity of the year; the LauraLynn Children’s Hospice Foundation. There will be spot prizes given throughout the night and it will be a great evening of entertainment, networking, and brain benders to see which company has the most intelligent IT Crowd. If … Continue reading

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IT Skills Shortage

Recent news highlights that there is a skills shortage in the ICT sector. While there has been a decline in the manufacturing side of the IT sector in Ireland recently, skills shortages persist in areas related to other aspects of the IT industry.  The demand is still strong for individuals who not only have the advanced IT skills to install systems, but who can also customise and adapt those systems to a business’s individual needs An ICT Action plan has been launched as a joint effort between the ICT Ireland, American Chamber of Commerce, Engineers Ireland and the Dept of Education. A recent global competitiveness report ranks Ireland as the top destination in the world by quality and value of investments. … Continue reading

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Cpl Solutions – IT Market Update and Salary Survey 2012

The IT sector continues to show strong demand for specialist IT skillsets and the outlook is that this trend is set to continue for all of 2012. The areas showing the most significant demand are skills in software development such as Java/J2EE, ASP.NET and C#. There are growing requirements in the space of business intelligence, data analytics and mobile related technologies. The growth and development of the apps market is further fuelling this demand. Also in increasing demand are project and programme management skills. Over 70% of our clients are highlighting that within the IT sector they are struggling to match their requirements and have been looking overseas for skilled professionals. We have also seen an increase in contract daily … Continue reading

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