Does anyone know anything about the IT market in Indianapolis?
Depends on what you're looking for. Most companies need IT or product developers. Since big firms like Amazon like to come in and harvest the best engineers, there's high demand in Indy if you've got a high skill level.
If you're looking for work in a tech firm, there's Salesforce (formerly ExactTarget), Angie's List, and Interactive Intelligence.
Biotech is also big in Indy: Eli Lilly, Roche, Dow AgroSciences, etc. Look into the big hospital chains, too: IU Health, Community, St. Vincent.
There are also some really good software contract houses: Software Engineering Professionals, The R&D Group, Gale Force, E-gineering.
Yep, the post above is right on. Also: There are cosulting firms in Indy that seem to recruit often. The only one I can think of off the top of my head is Allegient ( http://www.allegient.com/careers/career-opportunities ), but it's one of several.
... and both have IT sections.
Also remember that Indianapolis is the seat of the state government, so there will be an associated IT positions because of that. Now, their jobs site is omewhat aggravating:
... it wants you to subscribe to RSS feeds (yeah, seriously). But the point is that those jobs are published there, however poorly.
Don't forget manufacturers either. Rolls Royce has an Indianapolis location (I think it's for aerospace manufacturing, certainly not the upscale automotive sector), and that will have associated positions as well.
Don't forget to include surrounding areas like Fishers, Zionsville, Greenwood, etc. in your search. Some of those areas - Fishers and Carmel for example - might as well be part of Indianapolis, they're so close, and others (Greenwood, Mooresville, etc.) are definitely separate but still not far. But they should also factor into anyone's job search if they're thinking "Indianapolis".