Looking for a job in the IT sector? Consider big data, analytics and cloud computing – hot areas that IT companies may recruit people for in 2014, say HR experts.
There is a growing demand of skills on big data and analytics mixed with business and management education. Consulting firm McKinsey estimates that India would need two lakh data scientists in the next few years.
Analytics professionals and data scientists will be most sought after as digital data is growing exponentially. The rate of explosion of data from India will be double that of the world average in coming years.
With the rising popularity of big data, firms are banking on analytics professionals and data scientists to create a competitive edge, said Moorthy K. Uppaluri, CEO, Randstad India.