IT HIRING FORECAST FIRST HALF OF 2018
21% of CIOs in the U.S. plan to add full-time IT professionals to their teams.
63% of CIOs in the U.S. plan to hire only to fill vacated IT roles.
61% say it’s somewhat or very challenging to find skilled IT professionals today.
Top 12 Cities for Tech Hiring
The top U.S. cities where CIOs plan to add to their technology teams in the next six months:
|1. San Diego|
|3. New York|
|8. Des Moines|
|12. Salt Lake City|
Top 5 Technical Skills in Demand
|Wireless network management|
|Business intelligence and reporting services|
Top Concerns for CIOs, in Addition to Recruitment
|1. Maintaining security of IT systems and safeguarding company information|
|2. Innovation and helping grow the business|
|3. Upgrading existing systems for business efficiency*|
|4. Technology innovation and investing in new technologies*|
|5. Staff retention|
*Denotes a tie
Source: Robert Half Technology survey of more than 2,600 CIOs at companies in 26 major U.S. markets.
© 2017 Robert Half Technology. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.