The State of Tech Hiring in Canada

By December 10, 2018 at 4:05pm

THE STATE OF TECH HIRING IN CANADA

Q1 and Q2 2019

TOP SKILLS IN IMMEDIATE DEMAND:

1. Cybersecurity
2. Cloud Security
3. Business Intelligence*
4. Cloud Computing*
5. Cloud Architecture

OF TECHNOLOGY LEADERS SURVEYED ...

62% plan to expand their teams.
67% have prepared a budget & plan to bring on project-based professionals.
89% say it's challenging to find IT talent in their area.
94% are confident in their company's prospects for growth.

85% are training or upskilling teams. The skills they are currently training for most are:

1. Cloud computing
2. Security
3. Project management
4. Data science
5. Machine learning/AI
6. Mobile development
7. Web development/website design

Multiple responses allowed.

TOP BUSINESS CONCERNS

1. Maintaining security of IT systems
2. Cloud Projects/Initiatives
3. Innovation or helping grow the business

*Denotes a tie

Source: Robert Half Technology survey of 270 IT decision makers in Canada from a stratified sample of companies with 100 or more employees. ©2018 Robert Half Technology.

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