AWC Houston “Houston IT Hiring Trends” 2011 James Del Monte CERS, CPC JDA Professional Services, Inc. Value of a Professional Organization. Friendship Leadership Industry/Business Knowledge Networking Opportunities. “Houston IT Hiring Trends”. Current hiring trends Demographic changes
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“ . . . Almost 100% of a manager’s
success comes from hiring
and retaining good people.
Good people don’t make the
- they are the difference“
JDA Professional Services, Inc. is a Houston-based IT staffing firm specializing in the recruitment of strategic-technical to executive-level professionals. We provide staffing solutions through full-time, contract, and project-based placements. Since 1981, we have been helping companies build great IT departments while helping IT professionals find the right career opportunities.
“We are all temporary – only some of you don’t know it.”
The demand for skilled professionals bottomed out 3Q09. The current cycle indicates that we are in strong recovery. In Houston good people are hard to find.
Labor Surplus vs. Skill Shortage
2008 - 2009
The job market has shifted from an Employer’s Market to a Job Seeker’s Market.Market Shift
IT employment grew by 100,000 or 2.61% In 2010
A faithful employee is as refreshing as a cool day in the hot summertime. Proverbs 26 13
Communication - written and oral
Attention to Detail
FlexibilitySkills CIO’s Look For
Multi Cultural & Generation
$$ The market sets the price $$
Increase in 2011
25% - 2% or less
66% - 3 – 6%
10% - 6%+
66% as part of compensation package
40% - 10% or less
54% - 10-20%
6% - 20%+
Promotions and career path
Training and certifications
Bonuses and incentives
Benefit package – cost and coverage
Access to managementTotal Package Besides money what is important to you?
Hot skill bonus
Stock or stock options
Parking – bus passes van pools
Out of town trips
Day careCompensation Package Components
Houston, Texas 77024-3818
Contract and Full-time StaffingInformation Technology Staffing SpecialistsConsulting and Special Projects