Region - North America

2013 Contingent Buyers Survey: Buyers' international presence

July 3, 2013

  • Information on which North America-based buyers have an international presence, and which are interested in expanding their program to cover new areas

2013 Contingent Buyers Survey: Who is managing and who should manage buyers' CW programs?

July 2, 2013

  • Overall, equal proportions of buyers say their programs are managed by HR and procurement, but variations exist by industry and size
  • Differences in opinion with respect to who should manage the CW program exist as well

2013 List of Fastest-Growing US Staffing Firms

July 1, 2013

  • The list of fastest-growing U.S. staffing firms includes 92 firms that posted compound annual revenue growth rates of 15 percent or more.
  • The top 10 fastest-growing firms had a median growth rate of 73.8 percent.

2013 Contingent Buyers Survey: Evolution of supplier management strategies

July 1, 2013

  • Most common management strategies in use today include approved lists of suppliers, vendor management systems (VMSs), programs to encourage use of woman- and minority-owned suppliers, managed service providers (MSPs) and use of domestic outsourcing
  • Large buyers were more likely to manage... More

Staffing “Recruitment Metrics” Data Analysis: "Fill Ratios" and "Time-to-Fill Statistics"

June 28, 2013

  • Two key recruitment metrics
  • Vary across staffing segment
  • Vary across contract vs perm

2013 List of Largest U.S. IT Staffing Firms

June 27, 2013

  • 32 firms generated at least $100 million in U.S. IT staffing revenue, for a total of $13.7 billion (60% of the market)
  • Top four: TEKsystems (Allegis), On Assignment, Randstad Technologies, Experis (ManpowerGroup)
  • On Assignment climbs to number two ranking, after Apex Systems acquisition

2013 Contingent Buyers Survey: VMS and MSP trends

June 27, 2013

  • The three year moving average of MSP use and VMS use remained stable in 2013, comparable to same levels reached in 2011 and 2012
  • Larger buyers tend to be heavier users of VMS and MSP

2013 Contingent Buyers Survey: Use of SLAs and Key Performance Indicators for managing MSPs

June 27, 2013

  • Use of SLAs standard practice for managing MSPs
  • Most common KPIs include stakeholder satisfaction, time to fill (cycle time), cost savings, fill rate, minimizing turnover and worker quality

2013 List of Largest U.S. Staffing Firms and Market Share Analysis

June 27, 2013

  • Largest US staffing firms generated $70.1 Billion in 2012, or 54% of the market
  • Firms on both last year and this year's list grew revenue an aggregate 6%
  • Large acquisitions fueled growth for On Assignment, ACS Group, TriNet, and inVentiv Health

2013 Contingent Buyer Survey: Recommended background check suppliers and suppliers serving Asia/Pacific, Mexico/Latin America

June 20, 2013

  • Buyers recommended suppliers in the Asia/Pacific and Latin America regions, as well as background checking vendors