From InformationWeek reporting on data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (via Slashdot), here are the unemployment rates for IT professionals broken out by category:
- DB Admins:
- Software Engineers:
- Sys Admins:
- System Analysts:
National average for unemployement across all industries: 5.3%.
Since I know there are a few programmers on this site, I’m betting these numbers aren’t all that surprising to you. If you don’t like these numbers, perhaps you can do something about it.