Gender balance and its challenges within IT in Dubai

The UAE is ranked one of the top 3 regions in the world to host the highest availability of scientists and engineers in the STEM market.

In addition to this, the region has been steadily developing a generation of Emirati women to help drive the economy.

With respect to the above, Huxley has conducted a survey across the IT sector to understand what are some of the diversity and inclusivity concerns as well as the challenges that the overall IT industry face. What was interesting was the common thread of challenges that the top three sectors (Cyber Security, ERP and DevOps) within IT faced, namely:

- Hiring the right talent within IT

- Lack of women representation within IT

- Men facing discrimination within IT

If you would like to read more about this and the results we have received from the survey, please click here.

If you would like to find out more about the results of the survey or would like to find out more about how organisations are hiring within IT, please contact our Dubai team at [email protected] or follow our LinkedIn page for other industry updates.

Huxley takes part in the KIWL 500 bicycle charity ride

01 Jul 2019

For the second year in a row, Huxley has sponsored KIWL (The Knights in White Lycra) 500 km bicycle charity ride. Partnering with YouMeWe NPO, this charity event aims to raise funds to improve the lives of abused and neglected children who live under care in orphanage home in Japan.

Huxley, part of SThree publishes Annual Report

02 Mar 2020

The report shows that the company’s unique position as the only pure-play, global STEM staffing specialist.

Our Dubai team has been awarded with six different titles by Global Banking & Finance Review

08 Nov 2019

Huxley’s DIFC based regional office in Dubai is extremely honoured to have been awarded 6 titles by Global Banking & Finance Review. This is a great testament to the hard work, strategy and partnerships that the team has with our clients and candidates. Find out more about the awards in the article.

5 reasons to work in Fintech

14 Nov 2019

The fintech industry is evolving very quickly and has supported the financial sector in overcoming various challenges. This article will introduce you to five reasons why you should build a career in the fintech field today. For those who are already pursuing a career within the industry, this would further reinforce your choice to stay within the fintech sector.