Good article in SMH about how IT is picking up again
http://www.smh.com.au/news/biztech/it-sexy-again-as-online-job-ads-hit-record/2006/10/09/1160246045135.html

Olivier Group director Robert Olivier said that the IT industry leaped ahead during the month after steadily gaining ground over the last few months. "Technology once again is becoming the sort of sexy industry it was in the late '90s," he said.