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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Temporary IT 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 IT Staffing?

What is the average price of Temporary IT Staffing?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Temporary IT 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 IT 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 IT 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 IT 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 IT 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 IT staffing market has a low level of concentration, with the top four companies accounting for less than 30.0% of total market revenue. Many of this market's dominant players have a heavy focus on IT staffing, including Allegis Group, ASGN Inc. and Insight Global. Many also offer a... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Compensation & Turnover

How do you attract and retain quality staff and quality temp workers?

What is the turnover rate of your internal office staff? If my account representative leaves during our contract, will I be notified?

What is the turnover rate of your temporary staff?

Given that competitive compensation tends to attract better-quality workers, how competitive are the wages you offer to temporary staff?

Do you offer benefits or any type of additional compensation?


Do you specialize in recruiting for a specific type of buyer, or do you provide temp staff for all types of clients?

Do you have significant experience finding staff for my line of business? If so, who else have you worked with?

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

Do you offer insight into the type of employees that I should be looking for?

Additional Services & Pricing

What additional services do you offer?

How has your product/service helped similar buyers operate efficiently during the pandemic?

If my temp worker is a fit for a permanent position, can I hire them permanently? If so, what are the associated costs and processes?

Am I able to expand the number of workers I receive according to the same contract terms if it is determined that I require greater capacity?

How do you establish pricing? What portion of this price goes directly to temps' wages?

Will purchasing a greater number of services result in price discounts?

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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 relevant.

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 staff assigned to the project.

Buyers should evaluate vendors' capacity and ability to meet the scope of the work.

Buyers should evaluate vendors based on their projected costs.

Buyers should evaluate references from vendors' previous clients.

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 outline the length and terms of the contract and cancellation policy.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the supply chain?

Supply chain risk for temporary IT staffing is low largely because the supply chain for staffing agencies is relatively limited. Beyond office space, computer equipment and the pool of prospective job candidates, service providers do not depend on critical inputs or raw materials that could disrupt the supply chain. As... Subscribe to learn more.