When I first came into IT Recruitment in the early 2000’s it was almost commonplace for companies to accept a level of cross training from technology platforms or tools given the scarcity of certain skills in the market. That trend seems to have died a little but is on the increase.
We recently placed a BI Analyst / Developer whose SQL skills were unquestionably strong but who lacked the relevant dashboard skills. We did a little searching before the interview and found the below article which helped the candidate secure the role. It would certainly be useful for anyone who is just about to start building their first Power BI dashboard.
Run SSIS Packages with Azure Data Factory in a Cost Effective Way
A lot of our clients are migrating over to Azure and running SSIS packages with Azure. I came across this interesting article which should help you save some of your budget….I hope it helps.
Fastest Growing Jobs in the UK.
As I watch my children take their first steps into School my mind wonders to where education will take them and ultimately what career choices will be open to them. Recent data from Indeed (the largest job website in the world) would suggest technology is a really good sector to future proof your career showing a huge increase in requirements for IT Engineers (33.7% increase from April 2018), Product Design in technology (31.8%) and Mobile Developer (28.2%).
However, the numbers also indicates a significant increase in the demand for Salon Assistants, CNC Machinists, Assistant Teachers, Recruitment Assistants, Conveyancing Assistants and Car Wash Attendants. Clearly this is not regional data but something that would be useful to have a chat with your children about to show the importance of paying attention in technology class.
“OK Son, clean code or clean cars….the choice is yours”
Data reference The Recruiting Times
These are the fastest growing jobs in the UK