Even in the last few months with the uncertainty around Brexit, the proof is in the pudding with a documented rise in the demand for specialised IT contractors in the UK since last month.
In the Oracle market in particular, as new technology such as Fusion is being implemented, my clients will only look for specialised contractors to lead and carry out the implementations.
With new technologies emerging from many vendors, SAP or Microsoft to name a couple, then the demand for specialised IT contractors will continue to grow.
Consecutive months of growth in demand for IT contractors slowing came to an end in May, in the first sign that “uncertainty” over the EU may be starting to favour such temporary staff. In a new report on last month’s labour market, demand for IT contractors is scored at 55.0, compared to 52.9 in April. The rise represents the first of its kind this year for IT contractors. The report’s authors, the Recruitment & Employment Confederation, said that end-users were now “showing uncertainty about hiring in the run-up to the EU referendum.” This uncertainty dates back to March (when willingness to hire people permanently waned), but IT contractors as a specific group of temporary workers have not benefited; until now.