The number of information technology workers in the United States:
a. far exceeds the number of workers actually needed in the information technology field.
b. Is essentially in equilibrium, with the number of jobs nearly equal to the number of workers seeking employment in this field.
c. Currently is smaller than the number of jobs available, but this shortage is likely to be corrected by the year 2006.
d. Is far less than the number needed to fill positions in this field, and the shortage is likely to persist into the future.
The expert examines the number of information technology workers.