The State of Tech Hiring in Cleveland

By Robert Half on December 9, 2019 at 10:00am

THE STATE OF TECH HIRING IN CLEVELAND

FIRST HALF OF 2020

TOP SKILLS IN IMMEDIATE DEMAND

1. Cybersecurity
2. Cloud
3. Business intelligence; Web development/website design*
4. DevOps
5. Desktop support

OF TECHNOLOGY LEADERS SURVEYED …

67% plan to expand their teams
97% plan to bring on project-based professionals
89% say it’s challenging to find IT talent in their area
97% are confident in their company’s prospects for growth

TOP STRATEGIC PRIORITIES

1. Maintaining security of IT systems
2. Innovation and investing in new technologies
3. Automating processes to increase productivity and reduce costs
4. Cloud initiatives*
5. Digital transformation initiatives*

TOP STAFFING PRIORITIES

1. Attracting new talent
2. Training and upskilling employees
3. Diversifying recruiting strategies
4. Retaining existing team
5. Matching internal salaries to market rates
6. Streamlining hiring process

*Denotes a tie

Source: Robert Half Technology survey of 2,800 IT decision makers in 28 major U.S. markets.

© 2019 Robert Half Technology. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.

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