The State of Tech Hiring in Cincinnati

By December 9, 2019 at 10:00am

THE STATE OF TECH HIRING IN CINCINNATI

FIRST HALF OF 2020

TOP SKILLS IN IMMEDIATE DEMAND

1. Cybersecurity
2. Cloud
3. Database management
4. Wireless network management
5. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementation; Mobile development, Network administration, Telecommunications support; Virtualization*

OF TECHNOLOGY LEADERS SURVEYED …

70% plan to expand their teams
96% plan to bring on project-based professionals
85% say it’s challenging to find IT talent in their area
99% are confident in their company’s prospects for growth

TOP STRATEGIC PRIORITIES

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

TOP STAFFING PRIORITIES

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

*Denotes a tie **Denotes a tie for second place

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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