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2013 List of Largest U.S. IT Staffing Firms

June 27, 2013

  • 32 firms generated at least $100 million in U.S. IT staffing revenue, for a total of $13.7 billion (60% of the market)
  • Top four: TEKsystems (Allegis), On Assignment, Randstad Technologies, Experis (ManpowerGroup)
  • On Assignment climbs to number two ranking, after Apex Systems acquisition

2013 Contingent Buyers Survey: VMS and MSP trends

June 27, 2013

  • The three year moving average of MSP use and VMS use remained stable in 2013, comparable to same levels reached in 2011 and 2012
  • Larger buyers tend to be heavier users of VMS and MSP

2013 Contingent Buyers Survey: Use of SLAs and Key Performance Indicators for managing MSPs

June 27, 2013

  • Use of SLAs standard practice for managing MSPs
  • Most common KPIs include stakeholder satisfaction, time to fill (cycle time), cost savings, fill rate, minimizing turnover and worker quality

2013 List of Largest U.S. Staffing Firms and Market Share Analysis

June 27, 2013

  • Largest US staffing firms generated $70.1 Billion in 2012, or 54% of the market
  • Firms on both last year and this year's list grew revenue an aggregate 6%
  • Large acquisitions fueled growth for On Assignment, ACS Group, TriNet, and inVentiv Health

Expert Interview: CIOs Strike Back -- The Coming Technology Challenges and Opportunities Facing Staffing Firms

June 23, 2013

  • Social media – a threat or an ally?
  • Use of mobile technology within staffing
  • Challenges related to data analytics

2013 Contingent Buyer Survey: Recommended background check suppliers and suppliers serving Asia/Pacific, Mexico/Latin America

June 20, 2013

  • Buyers recommended suppliers in the Asia/Pacific and Latin America regions, as well as background checking vendors

2013 Contingent Buyer Survey: Who's trying new suppliers? Who's consolidating?

June 18, 2013

  • Since 2007, the proportion of buyers who are interested in trying new suppliers or consolidating existing ones has increased steadily.
  • In general, interest in consolidating suppliers and trying new ones pervades almost every type and size of buyer.

2013 Contingent Buyer Survey: Top skill purchases & recruiting challenges

June 17, 2013

  • Information on top skill purchases by specific buyer industry
  • Toughest recruiting challenges by skill segment

2013 Contingent Buyer Survey: Buyer plans and healthcare reform

June 14, 2013

  • As a result of the Affordable Care Act, buyers to increase use of SOWs, outsourced workers, full-time employees, offshore workers and agency temps, and to decrease use of independent contractors.
  • Confusion still prevalent

1Q13 Financial Results for North America-Based Public Staffing Firms

June 14, 2013

  • 1Q13 revenue rises a median 0.1% among 10 large staffing firms
  • 1Q13 revenue up a median 0.5% among 23 staffing firms tracked
  • 70% reported positive net income, while gross margins down a median 30 basis points