The State of Tech Hiring in Philadelphia

By December 9, 2019 at 10:00am

THE STATE OF TECH HIRING IN PHILADELPHIA

FIRST HALF OF 2020

TOP SKILLS IN IMMEDIATE DEMAND

1. Cloud
2. Cybersecurity
3. Virtualization
4. Business intelligence
5. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementation

OF TECHNOLOGY LEADERS SURVEYED …

65% plan to expand their teams
99% plan to bring on project-based professionals
84% say it’s challenging to find IT talent in their area
96% are confident in their company’s prospects for growth

TOP STRATEGIC PRIORITIES

1. Maintaining security of IT systems
2. Digital transformation initiatives
3. Innovation and investing in new technologies
4. Cloud initiatives
5. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementation

TOP STAFFING PRIORITIES

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