Students who are looking for work experience in London could benefit from furthering their expertise in IT.
According to the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo), demand for IT professionals has increased significantly in the last year.
Therefore, people looking to pursue roles in this sector could find a work experience placement helps them garner the necessary experience that could make them an asset to an employer.
Ann Swain, APSCo's chief executive, noted that some areas of the IT sector are struggling with "widespread" skills shortages.
"Candidates with niche, in-demand skills are receiving multiple job offers and double digit pay increases," she commented.
Ms Swain added that it is unsurprising to see IT professionals becoming more highly sought after, as businesses are once again investing in technology in the wake of the recession.
This comes after Phil Donnelly from Step told the Daily Mirror that relevant work experience is almost a prerequisite for graduate jobs these days.
Posted by Beth O'Shea
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