Survey: Dubai technology sector looks to hire

The United Arab Emirates is a fast growing region of the world, with many opportunities available to those with a financial background.Perhaps the most well-known of all of all the areas in the UAE is Dubai, which according to one recent study is planning to increase staff in the financial sector.

A study by Robert Half revealed that of the approximately 2,200 finance executives surveyed, 52 percent said that they planned to hire by the end of the year. The survey further revealed that 60 percent of those asked said that they were planning on adding staff based on an larger workload. And while there are growing opportunities, 81 percent said that they were likely to hire before the end of the year.
"The large majority of finance leaders report difficulties when recruiting skilled finance professionals, particularly in the areas of audit, risk, financial planning and analysis and IT finance,"
said James Sayer, the director at Robert Half UAE,. "Companies looking to attract and retain the most sought-after candidates should review their remuneration structures."

IT professionals all over the world have seen an increase in demand over the past few years. As technology becomes more important, there will likely be plenty of opportunities.