ICT job vacancies continued to slide in June with Western Australia leading the fall, according to government-released data. The Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR) released its ICT Vacancy Index, which showed the number of jobs for ICT professionals suffered a year-on-year drop of 62.6 percent and a 7.5 percent decline in June compared to May. WA suffered the most with a fall of 12.6 percent, followed by the Northern Territory (11.3 percent) and New South Wales (10.3). According to the June Skilled Vacancy Index, the number of engineering, ICT and science technicians and inspectors fell to 5397 in June, a drop of 8.8 percent on the previous month.
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