Survey Finds IT Pros Proud of Career Despite Tradeoffs

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Always on vs. punch clock: On average, the top two responses regarding expectations for accessibility were “available 24/7” at 41 percent, followed by “available 8 a.m.- 6 p.m.” at 38 percent. There was very little middle ground between the two extremes with 14 percent of respondents indicating “6 a.m. – 8 p.m.” and 7 percent indicating “6 a.m. to midnight.” Fifty-seven percent of senior-level IT professionals indicated they were expected to be “available 24/7” compared to 37 percent for entry and mid-level IT professionals. 

TEKsystems®, a leading provider of IT staffing solutionsIT talent management expertise and IT services, recently announced results of a survey that highlights IT professionals’ views toward current levels of career pride and job stress. The survey highlights that despite the high demands of their job, the vast majority of IT professionals are satisfied with their career choice. The survey also clearly illustrates that senior-level IT professionals have significantly greater demands placed upon them and much less work-life balance. but that despite the high demands of their job, the vast majority of IT professionals are satisfied with their career choice.

 

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