The most recent Robert Half Technology IT Hiring Index and Skills Report reveals that 8 percent of chief information officers in the Miami/Fort Lauderdale area expect to hire information technology professionals in the fourth quarter of this year. That 8 percent is an increase of three points from the forecast of the third quarter. Also, 4 percent expect to lose staff.
The numbers are based on interviews with 200 CIOs from a random sample of South Florida companies that have 100 or more employees. Nationally, about 1,400 executives were questioned.
Click here to read the national results of the study.
"As competition for candidates intensifies in many specialties, organizations are starting to accelerate their hiring processes, increase salaries and offer work-life balance benefits such as telecommuting opportunities and flexible work schedules," Katherine Spencer Lee, executive director of Robert Half Technology, said in a released statement.