The State of Tech Hiring in Los Angeles

By on December 9, 2019 at 10:00am

THE STATE OF TECH HIRING IN LOS ANGELES

FIRST HALF OF 2020

TOP SKILLS IN IMMEDIATE DEMAND

1. Cybersecurity
2. Cloud; Database management*
3. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementation; Network administration; Web development/website design*
4. Business intelligence
5. Blockchain; Windows administration*

OF TECHNOLOGY LEADERS SURVEYED …

67% plan to expand their teams
96% plan to bring on project-based professionals
89% 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. Maintaining security of IT systems
2. Cloud initiatives
3. Digital transformation initiatives*
4. Innovation and investing in new technologies*
5. Automating processes to increase productivity and reduce costs

TOP STAFFING PRIORITIES

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