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By December 9, 2019 at 10:00am

THE STATE OF TECH HIRING IN SAN DIEGO

Q3 and Q4 2019

TOP SKILLS IN IMMEDIATE DEMAND:

1. Business intelligence, Cybersecurity*
2. Cloud security; Database management*
3. Cloud computing
4. DevOps
5. ERP implementation; Virtualization*

OF TECHNOLOGY LEADERS SURVEYED …

67% plan to expand their teams.
32% plan to fill only vacant positions.
92% say it’s challenging to find IT talent in their area.
99% are confident in their company’s prospects for growth.

97% will bring on project-based IT employees. Below are the top reasons:

Consultants are part of our hiring strategy 73%
For especially busy times 59%
When there’s a sudden vacancy 51%
For unplanned, time-sensitive projects 40%
When a skill does not exist internally 36%

Multiple responses allowed.

TOP BUSINESS CONCERNS

1. Maintaining security of IT systems
2. Innovation or helping grow the business
3. Cloud projects/initiatives; 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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