The State of Tech Hiring in Los Angeles

By June 21, 2019 at 9:00am

THE STATE OF TECH HIRING IN LOS ANGELES

Q3 and Q4 2019

TOP SKILLS IN IMMEDIATE DEMAND:

1. Cloud security
2. Cybersecurity
3. Business intelligence; Cloud computing*
4. Cloud architecture
5. Database management; Wireless network management*

OF TECHNOLOGY LEADERS SURVEYED …

63% plan to expand their teams.
33% plan to fill only vacant positions.
91% say it’s challenging to find IT talent in their area.
100% are confident in their company’s prospects for growth.

95% will bring on project-based IT employees. Below are the top reasons:

Consultants are part of our hiring strategy 61%
When there’s a sudden vacancy 53%
For especially busy times 47%
For unplanned, time-sensitive project 41%
When a skill does not exist internally 37%

Multiple responses allowed.

TOP BUSINESS CONCERNS

1. Maintaining security of IT systems
2. Investing in new technologies
3. Innovation or helping grow the business

*Denotes a tie

Source: Robert Half Technology survey of 100 local IT decision makers from a stratified sample of companies with 100 or more employees.

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

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