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Old 18.03.2015, 15:04
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Microsoft technologies puzzle - Suisse Romande


I have found an interesting puzzle which I am unable to solve on my own.
Hopefully, one of you has at least a clue of what I am missing / misunderstanding.

When looking at the job positions for Microsoft technologies (sharepoint, dynamics, MS SQL etc) in Suisse Romande, the demand for specialists in these areas is 5 times lower than in Canton Zürich.
The population of Suisse Romande and Zürich is approximately the same, same with the economic output.

Hence the question - why is the demand for these positions so much lower in Suisse Romande?
Is the technology itself unpopular? If yes then what technology is used instead? Maybe I am just searching for the wrong keywords? Any clues or hints are welcome!

Also - does anybody know if any organization/company is doing statistics on the demand for IT personnell in Switzerland? That would definitely clear things up.
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Old 18.03.2015, 16:13
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Re: Microsoft technologies puzzle - Suisse Romande

Zürich uses Microsoft
Basel uses SAP
Suisse Romande uses chisels and rocks.
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Re: Microsoft technologies puzzle - Suisse Romande

Plus keep in mind that certain Service companies took a piece of the cake. Reorgs, Offshoring and "minor hiccups" in some of MS latest (and "bestest" ever) products added to the situation.
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