CIO Insight: According to a new survey by Robert Half Technology, more than 90 percent of CIOs have no plans to increase staffing levels this year. But on the flip side, only 4 percent of CIOs are planning cuts.
Additional survey findings include the following:
- Among various industry sectors, CIOs in the finance/insurance/real estate fields showed the most willingness to hire, with 23 percent planning to add staff.
- 45 percent of CIOs say it's difficult to find qualified staff.
- 31 percent of CIOs worry that their top talent will leave for other positions.
- Network administration and desktop support were the most in-demand skill sets.