Margins, Pay & Bill Rates, Fees

1Q12 Financial Results for Publicly Held Staffing Firms

May 16, 2012

  • Revenue in 1Q12 rose a median 7.9% y/y for ten of largest firms
  • Roughly 80% of the 28 firms reported a profit

Legs & Regs Advisor: March 2012

March 27, 2012

  • EEOC: Employers may violate ADA by requiring high school diploma
  • California court finds staffing firm’s arbitration agreement unenforceable
  • California recruiters exempt as commissioned employees
  • Louisiana partners with U.S. Department of Labor to combat misclassification
  • PEO/related entities... More

2011 Contingent Buyer Survey: Vendor bidding models and staffing agency rate structures

March 9, 2012

  • Use of "primaries" vendor bidding models has increased sharply since 2007
  • Nearly two thirds of buyers cap bill rates
  • Large buyers are more likely to use open bidding models than small buyers

The Role of Finance in a Staffing Firm's Strategic Planning

February 3, 2012

  • Lessons from the recession
  • Metrics for driving profitability
  • Other finance best practices

U.S. Employee Benefit Cost Trends

November 17, 2011

  • Our U.S. employee benefit cost trends report and tool are both available for download
  • Access average workers' compensation rates by occupation and state
  • Average SUTA rates available by state

CITATION - U.S. Department of Labor: Average SUTA rates by state

October 12, 2011

  • U.S. Department of Labor has released average SUTA rates from 2005 to 2010
  • Taxable wage base and average rate as a percentage of taxable wages given
  • SIA has consolidated each year's information into one excel table

Locum Tenens - September 2011 NALTO Benchmarking Survey

October 12, 2011

  • Total locum revenue among respondents grew 9.5% from 1H10 to 1H11
  • More than half of the locum market represented in this survey
  • Trends vary heavily by specialty

Healthcare Staffing Growth Update - September, 2011

September 1, 2011

  • Although hospitals continue to face cost pressure, they show renewed demand for travel nurses
  • The challenge of finding nurses to fill orders is leading to margin concerns
  • Health information management and hospitalist staffing continue to surge

First Quarter 2011 Financial Results for 26 Publicly Held Staffing Firms

June 14, 2011

  • First quarter revenue up median 19.0% at largest firms
  • AMN up 60.1% reflecting Medfinders buy, 17% organic growth
  • Complete revenue & income table for 26 publicly reporting firm

Long-Term Trend in Staffing Gross Margins and Bill Rates

June 7, 2011

  • Margin trends tracked for 25 large public staffing firms
  • Margins depend heavily on overall economy
  • Commercial wages increasing faster than bill rates