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Downward Pressure:

Flat is the New Up

With this year’s budget firm, the job market has stabilized to start 2014. When asked for a description of the current job market for professionals with active, federal security clearance.

Constant Talent Need:


The national unemployment rate for technology professionals is 2.9 percent, as measured by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The government and its contractors have a pressing need for tech talent, including most acutely cybersecurity professionals. 


Quality vs. Quantity:

Security Cleared Process

Improvements in wait times to obtain a final clearance have grounded to a near halt according to survey respondents.