The State of Tech Hiring in New York

By on December 9, 2019 at 10:00am

THE STATE OF TECH HIRING IN NEW YORK CITY

FIRST HALF OF 2020

TOP SKILLS IN IMMEDIATE DEMAND

1. Cybersecurity
2. Blockchain, Cloud*
3. Database management
4. Business intelligence
5. Wireless network management

OF TECHNOLOGY LEADERS SURVEYED …

62% plan to expand their teams
96% plan to bring on project-based professionals
93% say it’s challenging to find IT talent in their area
98% 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. Digital transformation initiatives
5. Automating processes to increase productivity and reduce costs

TOP STAFFING PRIORITIES

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

*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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