Both SAS and
Quintiles cracked Computerworld’s “100 Best Places to work in IT” for the second time in three years, but Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) fell off the latest report.

SAS ranks 14th this year, down from sixth last year but better than the No. 19 ranking in 2009.

Fortune magazine has ranked SAS as the best overall place to work for two consecutive years.

Quintiles came in 52nd this week. The company didn’t participate in the survey last year. In 2009, Quintiles ranked 16th.

Red Hat, which was 95th in each of the last two years, didn’t make the 2011 ranking.

Bank of America came in 12th.

Computerworld’s rankings are based on surveys of IT workers and an evaluation of company offerings, such as benefits, diversity, career development, training and retention. The magazine has published the list for 18 years.

Southeast companies on the list include:

9. Bozz Allen Hamilton
12. Bank of America
14. SAS
18. Southern Co.
22. Palmetto Health
32. HCA Inc.
34. Altria Group
38. Marriott International
50. University of Miami
52. Quintiles
55. Eastman Chemical
56. Raymond James Financial
59. International Paper
62. George Washington University
68. Publix Super Markets
74. National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
75. Aflac
81. Ericsson Living
85. MetroStar Systems
87. H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute
93. Adventist Health System
97. Coca-Cola Enterprises
100. FedEx

Read the full report here.

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