Andrew Braswell

Senior Research Analyst

Andrew Braswell
abraswellSPAMFILTER@staffingindustry.com

Andrew Braswell is a Senior Research Analyst at Staffing Industry Analysts, covering the IT segment of temporary staffing, along with merger and acquisition activity in the sector and issues related to the Affordable Care Act. Prior to joining SIA in May 2013, he spent more than eight years in equity investment research, most recently as Director of Research for a boutique investment banking and advisory firm. Andrew has been a featured speaker for numerous conferences, presentations and media interviews, including CNBC’s Squawk Box. Earning his BBA from the University of Miami in 2002, Andrew majored in entrepreneurship and minored in English.

Recent Articles

February Jobs Report

February 5, 2016

  • The US added 151,000 jobs in January
  • Temp help employment fell by 25,200, or 0.86%
  • Revisions decreased overall job gains in November and December by 2,000, and increased temp gains by 3,400

Led by IT, staffing M&A volume rises in 2015

February 2, 2016

According to our annual recap of deal-making, the total number of publicly announced transactions involving North American staffing companies increased 31% to 92 last year, significantly above the number of transactions announced in any single year since the Great Recession but  well short of the... More

Staffing Mergers & Acquisitions Annual Report: 2015

January 25, 2016

  • North American M&A activity up 31% from 2014, but 27% below recent peak in 2007
  • IT and healthcare staffing firms most frequent targets

Staffing Industry Report Webinar - January 2016

January 9, 2016

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Latest Surveys and Industrial Staffing Growth Report
  • Approximately 1 hour

US Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 12.5% growth in IT employment through 2024

January 5, 2016

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics released the 2016-2017 Occupational Outlook Handbook on Dec. 17, and the future for employment growth in IT-related jobs appears bright. Employment in the Computer and Information Technology occupation group is projected to increase 12.5% over the 2014 to 2024 period,... More

Right Scale’s 2015 State of the Cloud Survey

September 16, 2015

  • Cloud adoption among responding organizations was 93%, with 30% using exclusively public cloud, 5% using exclusively private cloud, and 58% using a hybrid solution.
  • While adoption has risen rapidly, enterprises collectively still run just a fraction of their applications in the cloud. About two-thirds... More

26th Annual HIMSS Leadership Survey

May 14, 2015

  • Rebounding from 39% in 2014, 49% of respondents to this year’s survey said they were planning to increase IT staffing levels over the next year, nearing the 50% that answered similarly in 2013.
  • About two-thirds of respondents indicated that their organization would increase their IT operating... More

Course Report’s 2015 Coding Bootcamp Survey

August 3, 2015

  • Respondents reported an average program length of 10.8 weeks and average tuition of $11,063.
  • Over 16,000 graduates are projected for 2015, an increase of nearly 8x from 2013.
  • Two programming languages comprise more than half of all coding bootcamp offerings: Ruby (35%) and JavaScript (21%).
  • ... More

Cisco Visual Networking Index: Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update, 2014-2019

March 2, 2015

  • The number of mobile-connected devices exceeded the world population in 2014, and is projected to reach nearly 1.5 per capita (11.5B total) by 2019.
  • By 2019, 26% of all global devices and connections are projected to be 4G-capable. The report forecasts that global mobile 4G connections will grow... More

Ponemon Institute’s 2015 Cost of a Data Breach Study: Global Analysis

July 13, 2015

  • Costs on a per-compromised-record basis were highest in the US ($217) and Germany ($211), and lowest in Brazil ($78) and India ($56).
  • While the global average cost per compromised record was $154, there was a significant variation in the cost by industry. In healthcare, the cost could be as high... More