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Awc houston houston it hiring trends 2011 james del monte cers cpc jda professional services inc

AWC Houston“Houston IT Hiring Trends”2011James Del Monte CERS, CPCJDA Professional Services, Inc.


Friendship leadership industry business knowledge networking opportunities

Value of a Professional Organization

  • Friendship

  • Leadership

  • Industry/Business Knowledge

  • Networking Opportunities


Houston it hiring trends
“Houston IT Hiring Trends”

  • Current hiring trends

  • Demographic changes

  • What’s hot what’s not

  • Building effective teams

  • Technology advances

  • Show me the $$

  • Career management guidance

  • Networking for success.


Famous quote
Famous Quote

“ . . . Almost 100% of a manager’s

success comes from hiring

and retaining good people.

Good people don’t make the

difference

- they are the difference“

  • - James Del Monte, CPC, CERS



What jda does
What JDA Does. . .

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.

Full-Time Staffing

Contract /

Temporary

Staffing

Special Projects

Staffing

JDA



Pearls of wisdom
Pearls of Wisdom

“We are all temporary – only some of you don’t know it.”

--Larry Carreker


Law of supply and demand
Law of Supply and Demand

4Q07

Demand

Peaked

Demand

4Q99

Demand

Peaked

12.21.2012

1984

1995

4Q04

2Q01

3Q10

Supply

1989

Demand Bottomed

3Q03

Demand Bottomed

3Q 09

Demand Bottomed

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


Market shift

2010 – 2012

2008 - 2009

Candidate

Position

Candidate

Candidate

Position

Position

Candidate

Position

The job market has shifted from an Employer’s Market to a Job Seeker’s Market.

Market Shift




Employment growth
Employment Growth

IT employment grew by 100,000 or 2.61% In 2010



Positive signs
Positive Signs

  • The stock market is up.

  • Corporate profits are high.

  • The unemployment numbers have stabilized and are starting to come down.

  • Price of oil is $100 +/-. Good 4 Houston

  • 80+% of companies can now replace turnover.

  • New jobs are being created.

  • Thank God we live in Houston.


What makes a successful employee
What Makes a Successful Employee

  • Showing up on time – ready to work

  • Attitude - positive optimistic

  • Aptitude - being able to learn

  • Ability - being able to perform

  • Doing what it takes

  • Plays well with others

    A faithful employee is as refreshing as a cool day in the hot summertime. Proverbs 26 13


Skills cio s look for

Business/Functional

Project Management

Communication - written and oral

Presentation

Problem Solving

Critical Thinking

Leadership

Organization Skills

Time Management

Attention to Detail

Learning Ability

Flexibility

Skills CIO’s Look For


What s hot
What’s Hot

  • ERP – Oracle, SAP, JDE – functions technical

  • Visual Studio – Sharepoint, .Net developers

  • Business Analyst – with functional skills

  • Network Engineers – architects

  • Project Managers – with PMP, global teams

  • Work flow, process and change management


4 generations
4 Generations

  • > 46 Depression WWII

  • 47 - 64 Baby Boomers

  • 65 - 85 Generation X

  • 86 - 05 Generation Y or Millennial


How work gets done
How Work Gets Done

Off-shoring On-shoring

Out-sourcing


Friendship leadership industry business knowledge networking opportunities

Project Team

Multi Cultural & Generation


Employed workers looking
Employed Workers Looking

  • Active – 11%

  • Passive – 62%

  • Not at all – 27%


Friendship leadership industry business knowledge networking opportunities

The Money Question

$$ The market sets the price $$

2009-2010 Flat

Increase in 2011

25% - 2% or less

66% - 3 – 6%

10% - 6%+


Friendship leadership industry business knowledge networking opportunities

The Bonus Question

66% as part of compensation package

40% - 10% or less

54% - 10-20%

6% - 20%+


Total package besides money what is important to you

First review and history for increases

Promotions and career path

First assignment

Training and certifications

Bonuses and incentives

Benefit package – cost and coverage

Flexibility

Location

Telecommuting

Access to management

Total Package Besides money what is important to you?


Compensation package components

Base salary

Signing bonus

Group bonus

Project bonus

Hot skill bonus

Clothing bonus

Travel bonus

Early reviews

Expense account

Company car

Stock or stock options

Retirement plans

401k

Titles

Office space

Parking – bus passes van pools

Flexible scheduling

Telecommuting

Equipment

Training/tuition

Out of town trips

Extra/early vacation

Family days

Day care

Compensation Package Components


Pearls of wisdom1
Pearls of Wisdom

  • Keep your job

  • Don’t complain about compensation

  • Home capital preservation

  • Think outside box about career

    --Doug Leyendecker


Houston it hiring trends1
“Houston IT Hiring Trends”

  • Current hiring trends

  • Demographic changes

  • What’s hot what’s not

  • Building effective teams

  • Technology advances

  • Show me the $$

  • Career management guidance

  • Networking for success.


Jda resources
JDA Resources

  • Salary Survey

  • Hiring Trends

  • Cost of Turn Over

  • Counter offers

  • Hi-Tech Calendar

  • Hot Jobs

  • Interviewing Tips

  • Employee retention


Questions
Questions

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?

?


Friendship leadership industry business knowledge networking opportunities

USA

TEXAS

HOUSTON


Friendship leadership industry business knowledge networking opportunities

701 North Post Oak Road

Suite 610

Houston, Texas 77024-3818

Phone: 713/548-5400

www.jdapsi.com

Contract and Full-time StaffingInformation Technology Staffing SpecialistsConsulting and Special Projects