Are corporate IT project managers a commodity?
Though some industry reports indicate that IT project managers are still commanding some of the highest salaries, my feeling is that the field is becoming a commodity, especially with the glut of IT certifications including the PMP (I know the PMP is not an IT certification, but many in IT get it and currently is linked heavily with IT), though I still think the PMP certification is very important to get.
Here's an excerpt from a detail post I wrote on the topic and welcome any opinions:
"Are corporate IT project managers a commodity?"
With the depressed economy and lagging growth, compounded by commodification of IT systems and services, companies are now often looking for project management specialists that they can “rent” to perform planning, execution, and control of project tasks...