Well this certainly adds fuel to the industry fire that most schools are not turning out IT graduates that are ready for the “real world”.
SHARE, a professional association for IBM users, has some survey results:
Here are some highlights from the executive summary:
25% are concerned about the technical aptitude of job candidates
40% are concerned IT hires are not sufficiently prepared to perform jobs within their companies
44% say at a minimum there are notable gaps in skills.
8% would rate their IT hires as “well-trained, ready to go”
There are more statistics about jobs and skills in demand so be sure to click the link above.