The State of Tech Hiring in Tampa

By on December 9, 2019 at 10:00am

THE STATE OF TECH HIRING IN TAMPA

FIRST HALF OF 2020

TOP SKILLS IN IMMEDIATE DEMAND

1. Cybersecurity
2. Cloud
3. Business intelligence; Database management*
4. Website development/Website design
5. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementation

OF TECHNOLOGY LEADERS SURVEYED …

75% plan to expand their teams
98% plan to bring on project-based professionals
90% say it’s challenging to find IT talent in their area
100% are confident in their company’s prospects for growth

TOP STRATEGIC PRIORITIES

1. Maintaining security of IT systems
2. Innovation and investing in new technologies
3. Cloud initiatives
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. Diversifying recruiting strategies
4. Streamlining hiring process
5. Retaining existing team
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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