IT Hiring Forecast First Half of 2018

By on December 12, 2017 at 12:24pm

IT HIRING FORECAST FIRST HALF OF 2018

8% of CIOs in Canada plan to add full-time IT professionals to their teams.

76% of CIOs in Canada plan to hire only to fill vacated IT roles.

34% say it’s somewhat or very challenging to find skilled IT professionals today.

Top 5 Technical Skills in Demand

Wireless network management
Desktop support
Network administration
Database management
Windows administration

Top Priorities for CIOs, in Addition to Recruitment

1. Upgrading existing systems for business efficiency
2. Innovation and helping grow the business
3. Maintaining security of IT systems and safeguarding company information
4. Staff retention*
5. Technology innovation and investing in new technologies*

*Denotes a tie

Source: Robert Half Technology survey of more than 270 Canadian CIOs

© 2017 Robert Half Technology.

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