The descent of vacancies for professionals & graduates could be stopped at the IKOM index measured effects of the economic crisis on the job prospects of academics in the months of October and November. So the IKOM index for professionals & graduates at 143 points listed currently (previous month: 144). After the economic crisis between July 2008 and September 2009 index losses incurred by 16% of academics and 23% of MINT academics (MINI), the months are October and November marked by first calm. For even more opinions, read materials from Mitchel Resnick . We continue to reaffirm our forecast by early October and see clear signs that demand positive will develop after academics constantly until lightly\”, as Philip M. Jacobs from IKOM market research.
Compared to the crisis from 2002 to 2003, the demand moves in academics, especially in MINT subjects at a high level. Currently the IKOM index recorded MINI at 155 points (previous month: 156). Where is MINI for the subjects of mathematics, Informatics, natural sciences and engineering (with technology and) Construction engineers). The IKOM index MINI + W, which takes into consideration the economics of MINI addition, comes to an index level of 147 points. The economic, natural and engineering sciences are characterized by a constant demand. The IKOM-index business administration & economics 110 (110), the IKOM index amounted to science on 137 (137) and IKOM index engineers on 158 (159) index points. Significant losses have to accept the law with a loss of 220 to 203 points between October and November.
The demand can grow, however, after computer scientists by 169 points to 172 points. Particularly positive to develop the social and academic professions. Therefore the IKOM index rose Social Affairs since January 2008 by 92 points to 200 points (previous month: 196). More information on the development of the IKOM indices, as well as a more detailed breakdown of the courses pay to the IKOM points index refer to IKOM make indexes the current issue for academics & graduates December, 2009.