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Contractor Job News

Sufficient MOO turned a self-employed lap dancer into an employee.

Latest axe-wielding takes this year's layoffs at the IT giant passed the 1,000 mark.

End-users and agents pay a hefty price for flouting right-to-work checks.

MoJ alone in Whitehall for having more IT staff than before austerity hit.

Almost all end-users need 'substantial work' doing to their websites before May 26th.

'Higher labour costs since October have mostly been absorbed or avoided.'

‘No real choice’ or not, 4,000 IT workers are considering strike action.

Rising workloads at a time of pay austerity presents IT directors with a problem.

‘Demand for IT contractor businesses has turned a corner and is holding up.’

IT temps counted among the 2,264 UK bank staff to be exported or eliminated.

Contractors operating via a brolly are £1,200 worse off.

Computing is the highest up ‘hard’ skill on hiring managers' agendas - report.

‘Even non-work-related venting needs moderating if you’re job-seeking.’


Hiring managers’ rally in IT contractor hiring intentions really was, it seems, just for Christmas.

Economic jitters helped give non-permanent IT job candidates the edge in 2011. 

Recruitment law expert pinpoints where to mark your 2012 diary.

Businesses 'too nervous' to even make short-term staffing commitments - other than for five hot contract skills.

Egos wants your help building a database to ‘name and shame’ IT contract-breakers.

The stock of banks cutting rates is rapidly heading in the wrong direction.

A short supply of mcommerce skills is pushing daily rates upwards.

Finance remains a better payer than agencies even when rate cuts are factored in.

'Secure a longer-term IT contract at current pay rates while you still can.'

Be prepared for change, IT teams told, as you’ll work under a much greater cloud.

First improvement in IT contractor hiring since April – REC.

With the banks cutting the rates paid to IT contractors, CUK looks at the impact this will this have on the market as a whole moving into 2012.

Freelance specialists are higher on the options list for skill-starved IT departments.

A 27 per cent dip in new IT contracts is a momentary wobble, ‘hopefully’.

Prospects for temps still aren’t bright enough to see IT contracts out of the red.

Uncertainty over the economy is helping to line IT contractors’ pockets.

Poor quality and turnout from permies is pushing IT hirers towards freelancers.       

Adverts for IT skills in the third quarter clearly favoured a freelance audience.

September saw investment banks refuse to gamble with risky contract IT hires.

RBS & Nomura follow UBS by shaving 10% off IT contractors’ rates.

Microsoft product specialists seen going in the opposite direction to iDevelopers.

Leading agents on where IT contractors remain in demand and what they face in 2012.

The proposed ring fencing of consumer banking operations advised by the Vickers report could have a positive impact on the IT contractor market.

What now for NHS IT contractors with a change from a national IT platform to a more regional system?

A ‘contracting’ labour market isn’t referring to a revolution that temporary workers will cheer.

Computing powered a stronger quarter for the internet’s temporary job-seekers.

All eyes on September to see if financial IT staff can avoid a slump start.

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