Survey identifies a growing need to hire data analysts for government jobs

phys.org | 11/11/2014 | Staff
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As public agencies across the nation increasingly rely on data to improve operations, the market for careers in the field of data analytics is expected to expand in federal, state, and local governments over the next two years, according to a new survey conducted by Johns Hopkins University and two partners, REI Systems and ACT-IAC.

For the survey, researchers from the Government Analytics Program at Johns Hopkins analyzed responses from 106 experienced government analytics professionals to identify issues and trends in the field. These professionals said they intend to hire more people "in a broad range of skill areas over the next 24 months," and more than half said they intend to build their data teams with people who have a "credential in the field of analytics."

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Data analytics offices need more employees to help fix a glaring disconnect discovered by the survey: agencies spend far more time gathering data than analyzing, communicating,...
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