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    15 Hot IT Job Markets

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    Back in October, IT job sites reported seeing the beginnings of an uptick in hiring, though in some areas more than others. Dice.com reports these areas showing the largest IT job growth, based on jobs posted on its site as of March 1.

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    Click through to see the 15 hottest job markets, according to Dice.com.

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    Postings increased 59 percent from 591 openings listed in March 2009 to 941 jobs this year.

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    Job postings grew 45 percent to 883 openings, from 607 positions listed a year ago.

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    Followed close on Austin’s heels with growth of 44 percent to 397 jobs listed, compared with 276 in March 2009.

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    Showed 548 open IT positions, compared with 402 a year ago. That’s a 36 percent increase.

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    IT positions also grew by 36 percent, from 216 in March 2009 to 294 this year.

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    The third market coming in with 36 percent growth, from 410 positions a year ago to 558 in 2010. (Depicted is the capital, Des Moines.)

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    The number of job postings grew by 34 percent, from 2,666 in March 2009 to 3,564 this year.

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    Job postings grew from 1,223 a year ago to 1,599 this March, an increase of 31 percent.

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    Open positions grew by 27 percent, from 5,527 a year ago to 7,039 this year.

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    The 407 open positions last March grew to 511 this year, an increase of 26 percent.

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    The number of postings grew by 23 percent, from 675 a year ago to 828 this March.

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    Postings grew by 18 percent from 959 a year ago to 1,128 this March.

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    An increase of 16 percent was reflected in growth from 253 open IT positions listed last March to 294 this year.

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    Positions grew from 262 last March to 299 this year, an increase of 14 percent.

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    IT positions listed grew 12 percent, from 2,237 in March 2009 to 2,509 this year.

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