Yoh, a company that provides contract tech and other professional workers, released its quarterly index of salaries today, with the note that hourly wages for some tech professionals have hit "record levels" in the 4th quarter of 2005. Wages increased 3.1% overall when compared to the same quarter in 2004. For that reason, Yoh has declared its outlook for the technology employment market and wages "optimistic" for 2006.
What are the "high impact" job titles in greatest demand in the US? SAP and data warehouse skills are important, as is project management experience. Ordered by hourly rate, the top seven job titles encompass:
| SAP Functional Consultant|| $75.09|
| Data Warehouse Architect|| $69.03|
| CRM Project Manager|| $62.01|
| Hardware/Firmware engineer|| $59.34|
| Project Manager|| $57.07|
| Oracle Database Administrator|| $55.82|
| .net Developer|| $45.77|
As a comparison, the average wage, according to Yoh, is $30.27 per hour.