Monthly Hiring Report

by DIVERSANT on February 12, 2018

February Hiring Report.

As we kick off the celebration of African-American History Month, we would like to also share with you the latest Hiring Report. This is a great time to learn about important African-American leaders such as Jean Baptiste Point du Sable, Sojourner Truth, and Maya Angelou, to name a few. Let us know how you plan to celebrate African-American History Month?


The month of February showed 200,000 jobs added according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report.  Unemployment is remains at 4.1%. The industries that added the most jobs include Education and Health Services (38,000), Construction (36,000), Leisure and Hospitality (35,000), and Professional and Business Services (23,000). Job losses were in Information -(6,000) and Utilities -(1,000).

Tech skill of the month is Information Security Analyst with 209,147 job postings. Career Builder reports an estimated 12,250 candidates who are actively seeking an opportunity in this area. If you are an IT hiring manager looking for top Information Security Analysts or any other IT talent, reach out to one of our local offices for support. We have more than 1,300 IT professionals working with our clients in 46 states.

About this report: This review provides insights to the job market in terms of unemployment rate, job gains, and job losses in specific industries. With IT talent in high demand, we will highlight a different skill set each month along with the expected compensation and an overview of how easy, or difficult, it may be to find quality talent for the role.

Click on the image above to view this month’s report. 


If you have any questions regarding this report, please email marketing@diversant.com or contact a local team member in one of our 13 office nationwide.