January 23, 2013, 4:44 PM —
Looking for a new IT job? Or a change of scenery? Across the U.S., companies are looking for IT pros with skills that can drive profits -- such as data analytics, software development and project management. But where is demand highest? Modis, which operates in 70 cities in North America and Europe, ranks the 11 U.S. cities where IT hiring is hottest. The staffing firm based its list on internal data, factoring in metrics such as historic and projected IT job openings. Each market's overall economic health and demand for talent are also worked into the rankings.
Note: Our source for metropolitan-area population data and income figures is the U.S. Census Bureau, and unemployment data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.