Andrew Braswell

Senior Research Analyst

Andrew Braswell

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

3Q15 IT staffing earnings recap: Management makes the difference

11 November 2015

Revenue trends in the third quarter of 2015 continue to exhibit marked divergence, ranging from year-over-year growth in the double digits to declines of equivalent magnitude. While some firms have been well positioned to capitalize upon the healthy demand environment, others have been focused internally,... More

Updated forecast shows IT staffing market in the US reaching new highs, pace of growth moderating

6 October 2015

Employment in technology has expanded rapidly in recent years, creating a conducive environment for staffing in the segment. A recently updated market forecast examines projected growth and expansion trends.

Pricing Statement-of-Work Engagements: Models, Strategies & Tactics

8 September 2015

  • Compare the value proposition of SOW projects and managed services vs staff aug and outsourcing
  • Understand the four common pricing models and type of engagement to which each is best suited
  • Explore strategic considerations for pricing and sourcing of SOW projects and services

Which IT Skills are in Highest Demand?

8 September 2015

A new report based on the results of Staffing Industry Analysts' 2015 Global Contingent Buyers Survey takes a closer look at the exact skills that are in greatest demand. Companies provided open-ended responses to the question, “What specific skills are you having the greatest challenge... More

IT staffing firms feature prominently on 2015 Largest List

8 August 2015

IT staffing firms led all other segments of the professional staffing sector in terms of representation on SIA’s recently updated list of largest U.S. staffing firms. 

European Staffing Industry Stock Index: First Half of 2015 Analysis

13 July 2015

  • Euro SISI gained 24% in the first half of 2015
  • Beat FTSE Euro Mid (+8.8%) and US SISI (+13%)
  • Euro Staffing Tech index gained 56%

Avoiding the staff augmentation trap in your statement-of-work business

7 July 2015

SOW engagements represent an opportunity for staffing firms to build more consultative relationships with customers, differentiate their offerings and potentially enhance profitability.

Higher Risk, Higher Reward: IT Staffing Companies and Statement-of-Work Engagements

19 June 2015

  • What is driving the rise in SOW?
  • How are the risks and opportunities different than staffing?
  • Is this market a viable path to growth for your firm? 

The H-1B lottery: Who is gaming the system?

10 June 2015

In recent years, the annual caps for H-1B visas have been met within the first week the government begins accepting petitions for the visa. However, some may be gaming the system.

1Q15 IT staffing earnings recap: the best of times, the worst of times

12 May 2015

Firms positioned well to tap market demand continue to prosper; others are scrambling to find their feet.