If full-time talent isn't available for these roles, organizations will increasingly turn to the gig economy and find skilled and specialized contractors to ensure projects are completed, says Reed.
"Business demands for IT teams continue to grow. Companies are relying not just on full-time hires but also project professionals with specialized skills to meet ongoing business needs and help reach organizational goals," Reed says.
Overall, 2017 is on track to be another solid year of growth for businesses looking to shore up their IT infrastructure, and for the professionals who make that possible.
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