Surveys

2012 Temporary Worker Survey: What has been your primary reason to work as a temporary employee?

May 31, 2012

  • 75% of temps seek permanent employment
  • 10% just working for the income
  • 15% preferred temping for other non-pecuniary reasons

2012 Temporary Worker Survey: What was your hourly pay rate for your most recent contract/temp assignment?

May 30, 2012

  • Reported temp pay rates and ranges for occupational groups
  • Pay rate "range" for highest paid was 4-5 times greater than for lowest paid
  • Skill ranges probably account for corresponding pay rate range differences

Locum Tenens – May 2012 NALTO Benchmarking Survey

May 25, 2012

  • 61% of US locum tenens market surveyed
  • Data on total revenue, volume, bill rate, pay rate and gross margin by specialty
  • Hospitalists and emergency medicine biggest winners; radiology and anesthesiology continue to decline

2012 Temporary Worker Survey: What Are Staffing Firms Doing Right? What Could They Do Better?

April 30, 2012

  • Top thing to improve: "communications," cited more frequently than pay or benefits
  • In general, soft factors very significant for temps
  • Among temps who liked agency, many cited positive attitude of staff, good communication, timely pay

2012 Temporary Worker Survey: How did you first learn about your current staffing firm?

April 19, 2012

  • #1 way temps found agency: "they contacted me"
  • Referrals, job board, and web searches also cited frequently
  • Less effective than expected: Social networking, branding

2011 Contingent Buyer Survey: Where do contingent workforce managers come from?

April 16, 2012

  • Half of all CW managers said they have past experience in procurement, 43% in HR, 30% in staffing and 24% in IT.
  • A quarter of buyers said that they had been a temporary worker and 7% an independent contractor.

2011 Contingent Buyer Survey: Does using contingent labor save money, and if so how much?

April 12, 2012

  • Median reported savings from contingent labor: 13%
  • All categories of buyer report median and average savings
  • Median hard savings target: 8%

2011 Contingent Buyer Survey: Contingent buyer satisfaction with VMS and MSP

March 27, 2012

  • Buyers gave their VMSs net promoter scores of 24% and scores of 27% to their MSPs
  • Net promoter score by industry, size, skill segment, management level, department and prior experience

2011 Contingent Buyer Survey: Contingent worker assignment limits

March 26, 2012

  • Over three quarters of respondents with assignment limits said legal/co-employment risks were their reason for having assignment limits
  • Labor lawyers have said that assignment limits provide little protection against co-employment risks
  • Over one third of buyers have no assignment limits.... More

2011 Contingent Buyer Survey: Compensation of contingent workforce managers

March 23, 2012

  • Median salaries, bonuses, total compensation and size of raises for contingent workforce managers by various categories, including industry, primary skill purchased, management level
  • More detail on how bonuses are determined