The State of Tech Hiring in Phoenix

By December 9, 2019 at 10:00am

THE STATE OF TECH HIRING IN PHOENIX

FIRST HALF OF 2020

TOP SKILLS IN IMMEDIATE DEMAND

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

OF TECHNOLOGY LEADERS SURVEYED …

66% 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
95% are confident in their company’s prospects for growth

TOP STRATEGIC PRIORITIES

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

TOP STAFFING PRIORITIES

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