The State of Tech Hiring in Dallas

By on December 9, 2019 at 10:00am

THE STATE OF TECH HIRING IN DALLAS

FIRST HALF OF 2020

TOP SKILLS IN IMMEDIATE DEMAND

1. Cybersecurity
2. Cloud
3. Database management
4. Virtualization
5. Business intelligence

OF TECHNOLOGY LEADERS SURVEYED …

72% plan to expand their teams
94% plan to bring on project-based professionals
88% 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. Cloud initiatives
3. Digital transformation initiatives
4. Automating processes to increase productivity and reduce costs
5. Innovation and investing in new technologies

 

TOP STAFFING PRIORITIES

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

*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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