The State of Tech Hiring in Houston

By on December 9, 2019 at 10:00am

THE STATE OF TECH HIRING IN HOUSTON

FIRST HALF OF 2020

TOP SKILLS IN IMMEDIATE DEMAND

1. Cybersecurity
2. Cloud
3. Business intelligence
4. Database management; DevOps; Virtualization*
5. Desktop support

OF TECHNOLOGY LEADERS SURVEYED …

82% plan to expand their teams
95% plan to bring on project-based professionals
85% say it’s challenging to find IT talent in their area
100% are confident in their company’s prospects for growth

TOP STRATEGIC PRIORITIES

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

TOP STAFFING PRIORITIES

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