Staffing - Information Technology

IT staffing websites graded least effective

October 9, 2013

IT staffing firms should be faring really well when it comes to websites, right? WRONG! Ironically, it turns out that IT staffing firms have the least effective websites in terms of contributing to their company’s success.


Global Staffing Industry Size 2012

August 28, 2013

  • Key Findings include the size of the global staffing market.
  • A breakdown of 40 of the most important countries
  •  Estimates of the size of temporary and permanent sectors.

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

Computer science degrees spike — biggest jump since 1996

May 16, 2013

Total information technology employment has grown at a tremendous pace compared to the growth in total U.S. employment over the last 12 years. Yet, growth in the number of undergraduates signing up for computer science degrees has been tepid. However, things have been turning around bit by bit and it... More


Worldwide PC sales experience sharp decline

May 16, 2013

While annual U.S. purchases of computers continued to exhibit a strong upward trend in 2012, worldwide use of computers appears to be on shaky grounds.


U.S. Staffing Industry Forecast: April 2013 Update

April 9, 2013

  • U.S. Staffing Market to Grow 6% in 2013
  • Healthcare segment up 9%, IT and Marketing/Creative up 8%
  • U.S. Market Size is Near Historic Peak, Adjusting for Inflation

Temporary IT workers: Preferences, satisfaction and agency selection

April 3, 2013

IT staffing firms score an NPS of 50% from temps; most IT temps use firms as stepping stones for full-time work; for temps, it's not all about compensation.


Information Technology Growth Update - April 2013

April 1, 2013

  • On Assignment's Oxford segment experienced fastest 2H12 revenue growth, +26% y/y  in 3Q12, +27% y/y in 4Q12. 
  • Among Pulse respondents, median y/y revenue growth was 5% in February.
  • Median unemployment rate for computer and mathematical occupations fell roughly .7 percentage points between... More

Reading the Numbers

February 1, 2013

Analysts weigh in on the future of the staffing industry including growth and trends.