Cloud computing skill sets continue to be in high demand by employers in the US. Today, we wanted to look at the current recruiting conditions, on average across the US. In addition, we want to give you a competitive edge by sharing some of the best and worst places to currently be sourcing this talent.
Across the US, there are currently more than 1,200 employers hiring for cloud computing skills. These job ads remain online for an average of 44 days, or just over 6 weeks. Our Hiring Scale shows that these jobs will be very hard-to-fill, scoring a 90 (out of a possible 99.) Also, the map below shows that most major metro areas are shaded in orange and red, meaning that those locations will be among the hardest to fill. With only a few cities shown in green, there aren't too many places where better conditions are likely to exist.
Hiring Scales for Cloud Computing Skilled Professionals in the United States
Below are the 10 metro areas that are currently likely to have the best experiencing the most difficult conditions for recruiting cloud computing talent. In these areas, there is likely to be fierce competition from employers and staffing firms to attract enough potential candidates and will likely see longer average posting periods. For example, the average posting period in Baltimore is over 7 weeks, a week longer than the national average.
10 Metro Areas with the Most Difficult Conditions for Recruiting Cloud Computing Skills:
- Jacksonville, FL
- Baltimore-Towson, MD
- Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR
- San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA
- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
- Richmond, VA
- Manchester-Nashua, NH
- Charleston-North Charleston, SC
- Columbia, MO
- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC
10 Metro Areas with the Least Difficult Conditions for Recruiting Cloud Computing Skills:
- Rocky Mount, NC
- Hickory-Lenoir-Morgantown, NC
- Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL
- Lynchburg, VA
- Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA
- Little Rock-North Little Rock, AR
- Johnson City, TN
- Orlando-Kissimmee, FL
- Champaign-Urbana, IL
- Provo-Orem, UT
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