"In general, what CIOs are looking for in IT workers are understanding of the customer or the solution set, subject matter expertise and customer know-how," Foote said. "The tech skills are fourth or fifth on their list of priorities."
The latest Foote Partners data is through Oct. 1, 2011. It includes verified premium pay for 31,953 IT professionals in the United States and Canada.
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