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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Temporary Clerical & Administrative Staffing
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Temporary Clerical & Administrative Staffing?

What is the average price of Temporary Clerical & Administrative Staffing?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Temporary Clerical & Administrative Staffing. Our analysts provide a benchmark price and a price range based on key pricing factors to help you understand what you should be paying for this specific product or service. To see the average price for this and hundreds of other products and services, subscribe to ProcurementIQ.

Has the price of Temporary Clerical & Administrative Staffing been rising or falling?

Analysts look at market data from the previous three years to determine an overall price trend. You can use the recent price trends to help you understand price volatility and plan your budget.

I’m not ready to purchase Temporary Clerical & Administrative Staffing yet. Will I pay more if I wait too long?

We forecast the next three years of price movements by looking at factors likely to affect the market's supply chain, such as inputs, demand and competition. You can then use the price forecast to figure out the best time to purchase.

What other costs are associated with purchasing Temporary Clerical & Administrative Staffing?

Our analysts calculate the total cost of ownership and assign a level of low, moderate or high, depending on things like customization, integration and installation. Use this information to budget for Temporary Clerical & Administrative Staffing with a reduced risk of unexpected costs.

See how we display average pricing information, trends and market data.

Find the vendor to meet your needs

Where can I purchase ?

The temporary administrative and clerical staffing market is highly fragmented, with the top four providers accounting for less than 30.0% of total market revenue. There are about 15,670 office staffing and temporary employment agencies in the United States, and the majority of these agencies provide clerical & administrative staffing services.... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Value-Added Services

What value-added services do you provide? How will including value-added services impact pricing?

Do you offer discounts for bundled services? If so, what are the terms?

What partnerships do you have? How do your clients benefit from these relationships?

What other services do you provide in-house that you think may be of use to me specifically?

What new solutions have you introduced to address issues brought on by the coronavirus pandemic?

Employee Turnover

What is your temporary employee turnover rate?

How do you reduce temporary employee turnover?

What perks do you offer temporary employees to encourage them to stay in a position until the project is completed?

What type of training do you offer temporary employees before placing them? How do you prepare them for the position?

Industry Experience

Do you specialize in recruiting for a specific industry? Or do you provide temp staff for all types of clients?

Do you have significant experience finding staff for my industry? If so, who else have you worked with in my industry?

How do you make sure that you understand the needs of your clients?

Can you offer me any insight into the type of employee that I should be looking for?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should disclose the overall budget for the project, if possible.

Buyers should state their preferred pricing model and terms of payment.

Buyers can reference the Benchmark Price and Total Cost of Ownership sections of this report for assistance in creating a budget.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should evaluate vendors on the experience of the firm and the qualifications of the staff assigned to the project.

Buyers should evaluate vendors' access to qualified labor and their ability to meet the scope of the contract.

Buyers should evaluate vendors' reputation in the market.

Buyers should evaluate vendors based on their projected costs.

For other selection criteria requirements, buyers should reference the Buying-Decision Scorecard section of this report.

Project Schedule

Buyers should outline when proposals must be submitted.

Buyers should communicate to prospective suppliers when bid awards will be posted.

Buyers should state when the staffing services should begin.

Buyers should state the length of the service contract and any renewal options.

Buyers should outline the cancellation policy.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the supply chain?

Temporary clerical and administrative staffing agencies face little risk of a supply shortfall or input cost spike. Although the Trump administration levied tariffs on foreign goods, these tariffs have not had a material impact on this market's supply chain. Agencies spend most of their money on wages for their employees,... Subscribe to learn more.