Small and medium size companies are optimistic about recruitment according to the Evening Standard. The ES article is based on a report of Manpower. They do warn that big companies intentions to hire are flat at best.
A bit further down in the report article you can read that IT and engineering skills are the most in demand. Although a job in IT is not suitable for everyone. If you have good skills and desire to work in IT try approaching smaller companies rather then the big corporates.
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