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Hays Public Sector IT recruiters believe that IT professionals should deal with public sector experts when searching for their next contract or permanent job. Our experts have an in-depth understanding of the functional and technical opportunities that exist in the public sector, and with longstanding relationships with employers nationwide, we have the inside track on who is recruiting now and who is planning to in the future. No other recruiter is best placed to help find your next public sector IT job.

We are currently experiencing a record demand for contract and permanent IT professionals across all sectors, including Database and Technical ArchitectsBusiness Change Consultants and DBAs. We are also seeing a rise in the need for Project and Programme Managers as employers finally release budget for delayed programmes of work.

‘Niche’ technology demands include: Cerner Millennium, Oracle E-Business Suite R12, Captivate e-learning, Teradata, SITS, SIMS, OBIEE, Hyperion, Academy HMS and to name, but a few.

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