The State of Tech Hiring in Detroit

By on December 9, 2019 at 10:00am

THE STATE OF TECH HIRING IN DETROIT

FIRST HALF OF 2020

TOP SKILLS IN IMMEDIATE DEMAND

1. Cybersecurity
2. Business intelligence
3. Mobile development
4. Business intelligence; Wireless network management*
5. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementation

OF TECHNOLOGY LEADERS SURVEYED …

62% plan to expand their teams
94% plan to bring on project-based professionals
91% say it’s challenging to find IT talent in their area
95% are confident in their company’s prospects for growth

TOP STRATEGIC PRIORITIES

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

TOP STAFFING PRIORITIES

1. Training and upskilling employees
2. Attracting new talent
3. Streamlining hiring process
4. Diversifying recruiting strategies*
5. Retaining existing team*
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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