CWS Council Research

2015 VMS & MSP Competitive Landscape

31 July 2015

  • Global VMS and MSP markets continue to grow robustly
  • Penetration of VMS and MSP in US contingent workforce market plateauing
  • Report contains VMS and MSP market estimates for North America and Europe

The Human Cloud Landscape

22 July 2015

  • Market size estimate by work location, Human Cloud segment, and B2B vs. B2C
  • Largest three providers by 2014 spend are Uber, Didi Kuaidi, and UpWork
  • Overview of Online Staffing Platforms, Crowdsourcing, and Online Work Services

2015 VMS Service Differentiators Report

22 June 2015

The shift in focus from more traditional temporary worker management to larger, more complex categories, coupled with global expansion efforts have driven VMS providers to expand and mature feature functionality, resulting in significant innovation and differentiation across the VMS landscape. This report,... More


Freelancer Management Systems (FMS) Differentiators and Competitive Landscape

22 May 2015

  • Profile of four leading FMS providers
  • The most in depth look at providers that exists
  • Learn about industries served, metrics, market size, and technical functionalities

SOW & Project Services - are Europeans late adopters?

25 March 2015

  • Hear from experts about sourcing SOW and Project Services in Europe using a VMS tool
  • Watch the playback on demand, approx 1 hour
  • Download a copy of the presentation as a pdf

2015 Applicant Tracking System Landscape

27 February 2015

  • ATS market likely oversupplied
  • Pricing models, typical requirements, functionality and more discussed in this report
  • Directory of more than 120 ATS providers highlighted

2014 SIA Service Differentiators Report - VMS Initial Findings

23 January 2015

  • Each year, Staffing Industry Analysts conducts a comprehensive assessment of Vendor Management Systems (VMS) and Managed Service Program (MSP) providers. 
  • The detailed reports provide insight to buyers about the latest features and functionality, service offerings, breadth of experience and... More

2014 Europe Contingent Buyers Survey Preferences, Satisfaction and Agency Selection & Cumulative Index to 2013 Survey

31 December 2014

  • Accumulation and synthesis of all SIA contingent buyer surveys, 2013-2014
  • Contingent usage rates, plans, management strategies, metrics, best practices
  • 87 page Special Report

2014 VMS & MSP Competitive Landscape

5 September 2014

  • Global VMS and MSP spend in our study rose 23% and 19%, respectively
  • Market estimates for North America and Europe contained in this report
  • Trend in US clients using an external MSP starting to plateau

Global RPO Directory

4 September 2014

  • A comprehensive directory of RPO providers
  • Full data for 66 RPO firms around the world
  • Additional List of 100+ providers