2013 Information Technology Salary GuideMESSAGEMessage from our CEOWelcome to our 2013 Salary Guide. We are proud to provide the latest in salary information foreach of the disciplines we cover in the United States. Whether you are a company coming intothe market for talent this year or a current employee looking to see what the market will bear for aspeciﬁc position, our Salary Guides will provide an extensive range of accurate and detailed salaryinformation within your industry.Our over arching outlook for 2013 is that the economy will stabilize and continue to grow. Havingsaid this, we still think there is a lot of opportunity for ﬁrms to continue to search among a greatpool of never before seen levels of talent that are available due to the continuing tighter labormarkets. However, as unemployment slowly improves, we believe this opportunity will not lastforever. Already we are starting to see a tightening of the labor force for highly specialized positions.This return for the war on talent will be a deﬁnite theme as the year wears on. 2013 still presentsa signiﬁcant opportunity for ﬁrms to upgrade their work-force. The time is right for ﬁrms to takethe steps necessary to set themselves up for growth once the economy starts to hit its stride.Companies that understand this incredible opportunity and seize it to make their ﬁrms better will winin the long run.Michael Page continues to be the worldwide leader in specialist recruitment and this unique positionallows us to continue to offer you the most accurate and compelling information on the global andlocal employment market. The strength of our brand in the marketplace and our relationships withall management levels has allowed us to offer you accurate and detailed salary information. With164 ofﬁces in 34 countries and over 5,500 employees worldwide, we continue to be the largest andmost important recruitment ﬁrm in the world. We are excited about exceeding your expectations ofthe recruitment industry and looking forward to working with you in 2013.As always, please feel free to contact us at any time.Yours truly,Richard VickersCopyright 2013 by Michael Page. All rights reserved. Michael Page owns all material and intellectual property rights tothis salary guide. If you reference any data or information contained within, you must cite Michael Page as the source.Michael Page assumes no responsibility to the accuracy or use of this data.Richard VickersCEO, North AmericaMichael Page
2013 Information Technology Salary GuideOVERVIEWAn Overview of Michael PageMichael Page Americas is currently comprised of ten specialist divisions:Michael Page Technology recruits positions in ﬁnancial services and the corporate sector throughoutMetro New York. Roles include ; Application Development, Infrastructure Managers, IT ProjectManagement/Business Analyst as well as IT Trade Support. The Technology Practice also covers mid andlong term contract opportunities within the same vertical.Michael Page Sales & Marketing recruits sales & marketing positions in industry and commerce,covering a wide range of roles in Sales, Marketing, Public Relations and Communications.Michael Page Human Resources recruits HR Professionals across all levels for Financial Services andIndustry & Commerce clients on both a Permanent and Temporary basis. Roles covered include HRGeneralist/Business Partner, Training and Development, Recruitment, Compensation, Beneﬁts, Diversity,and HRIS/Organizational Development.Michael Page Finance & Accounting recruits ﬁnance positions in industry and commerce covering awide range of roles in Accounting & Finance, as well as Tax & Legal areas.Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain recruits Supply Chain, Procurement, Demand Planning,Operations, Engineering and Logistics professionals at all levels for Industry & Commerce and FinancialServices clients on both a Permanent and Temporary basis. Roles covered include VP/Director of SupplyChain, Manger of Demand Forecasting, Procurement Director, Operations Manager, Process Engineer,Quality Engineer, VP of logistics, etc.Michael Page Legal recruits legal professionals at all levels, from paralegal through partnership roles, inboth law ﬁrms and the in-house market. Within in-house, Michael Page Legal covers roles across Banking& Financial Markets, commercial industry and the nonproﬁt sectors.Michael Page Banking & Financial Services recruits all roles within the banking and ﬁnancial servicessector in the following areas: Accounting & Finance, Risk, Compliance, Operations, Project Management/Capital Markets, Management Consulting, Interim and Contracts Division.Michael Page Executive Search recruits functional heads and board level executive positions acrosseach of Michael Page’s functional areas. Roles covered include Chief Financial Ofﬁcer, Chief Risk Ofﬁcer,Controller, and Chief Executive Ofﬁcer, Chief HR Ofﬁcer, VP / SVP Human Resources.Michael Page Oil & Gas is a major industry sector for Michael Page both in the United States and aroundthe world and within this we have specialist teams focusing on technical and engineering. Our experiencecovers recruitment with Operators, Contractors, Consultancies, Subcontractors and Oil & Gas Services /Product Suppliers.Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing is dedicated to the recruitment of engineering andmanufacturing professionals across all industries including: Life Sciences (Medical Device, Biotech,Pharmaceutical), Industrial Manufacturing, Consumer Products, High Tech, Electronics and Energy.
2013 Information Technology Salary GuideGUIDELearning the most recent salary and employment trends is critical to any ﬁrm’s long termsuccess and proﬁtability. Michael Page has compiled the most accurate and up-to-date salaryinformation to help your company plan for the future and meet new challenges in the yearahead.We conduct regular salary surveys and market research based on the day-to-day activity ofour specialist markets and from our established client and candidate relationships.The Michael Page 2013 Salary Guide is one of the many resources our professionalrecruitment team offers to help business professionals plan recruitment and hiring decisions,from support functions to middle and senior management positions, across the Technologyvertical.All salaries, bonuses and total compensation are an approximation. Bonuses are discretionaryand based on performance.2013 Salary Guide
2013 Information Technology Salary GuideEXPERTISEThe technology industry is being driven by unrelenting change; our clients are part of ademanding and evolving business environment that requires recruitment partners whounderstand the dynamics of the industry. As a testament to our understanding of theindustry, a large percent of our business represents repeat business.Michael Page’s Information Technology Practice brings you a pro-active, professional andconsultative recruitment service that reﬂects a ﬁercely competitive business. Our specialisttechnology recruiters are adept at attracting, assessing and securing the most sought aftercandidates.u Chief Technology Ofﬁcers,Chief Information Ofﬁcersu Program & Project Managementu Business Analysisu Application Developmentu Technology Risk & Governanceu Information Security, Systems & Testingu Front Ofﬁce Technology Supportu InfrastructureOur Information Technology ExpertiseInformationTechnology TeamCorporatePracticeBankingPracticeConsultingPractice
2013 Information Technology Salary GuideMarket Overview 2013MARKETIn the ﬁrst half of 2011 we witnessed Technology Recruitment charge ahead in hiring withinthe Banking & Financial Services space. Development, Application Support, BusinessAnalysis, Project/Program Management, and Infrastructure professionals beneﬁtedfrom project demand across the investment banks as well as banking related softwaredevelopment ﬁrms. Technologists in this sector will continue to see steady hiring opportunitiesacross the vertical starting 2013, albeit they will feel a gradual slow down as Q4 continues.These positions are projected to have the largest increase in total compensation with anaverage gain of 4.5 percent from the previous year, adding to the bullish outlook in techhiring. “When we look at the top skill sets for technologies, as you would expect, generally itcomes down to Java,” says Constance Melrose, Managing Director, eFinancialcareers NorthAmerica. “In ﬁnancial services, however, the C languages -- C, C++ and C# -- are in mostdemand. [They] allow you to handle large, real-time data ﬂows for high-frequency tradingand risk management.” Along with C language developers, professionals in Infrastructure,Security and Control Units (risk, ﬁnance, valuations, compliance and operations) have had alarge investment to improve systems to better handle the new regulations and will continue todo so through 2013.
2013 Information Technology Salary GuideINTERIMWith economic uncertainty we have seen a huge increase in the need for contingent labor atall levels of business. The market for contract and interim help is on the uptick as companiesremain cautious. Many businesses have decided to work with contingent professionals whileevaluating their long term hiring needs for the future.We have noticed lengthier hiring cycles across all businesses which has been another reasonwhy companies have looked to contingent professionals for assistance. In addition, we haveseen many companies that simply dont have the green light to hire and need assistanceduring critical or peak periods of business, and require specialized or niche skill sets. Theyhave beneﬁted greatly from hiring on contingent staff. Many companies have been utilizinginterim or contract professionals to meet business needs and monitor costs withoutoverhiring.Michael Page Interim & Contract
2013 Information Technology Salary GuideUntrue! We have sourced, interviewed and reference checked Big 4 andFortune 500 professionals that happen to be out of work and looking toadd value to a company.Temp Candidates do not possess a high quality skill setTemp hires are very expensiveThrough our size and scope, we are able to offer a cost effectivesolution that saves you time.Two words: Insurance & Liability. Michael Page is a $1 billion businessand as such, has excellent coverage for when a temporary worker ison-site.What is the danger of hiring a temporary employee from a boutique recruitment firm?Benefits of hiring a temporary employee from Michael Page:end the assignment with an hours notice. This can be a huge advantage.Michael Page consultant.I don’t understand the benefit of this approachTo learn how Michael Page’s TemporaryServices can help you, please contact:John Ali Samadzadehjsamadzadeh@michaelpage.us.com or 212.336.6239We have had great success offering a retention bonus, i.e.: wehold back a portion of the employee’s pay and offer a lump sumat the completion of the assignment.How can I guarantee a temp completes their assignment?Setting the Record Straight!Common Misconceptions about Hiring aTemporary Resource
2013 Information Technology Salary GuideAPPROACHMichael Page can help you recruit the best candidate for your job by matching your speciﬁcrequirements to our professional candidates.Recruiting through Michael Page begins by meeting with one of our consultants. Thismeeting will help the consultant understand priorities for the position including the skill set andareas of expertise you require, the salary you wish to pay, your corporate culture and whether youwish to secure a permanent, contract or temporary employee.These meetings are consultative in nature and give you the opportunity to question a recruitmentexpert about anything including: whether your brief best ﬁts a retained assignment, marketconditions, candidate availability, suitable package, timing and so on. The consultant you meet willhave extensive and specialist experience in the sector in which you are recruiting.Michael Page has an excellent reputation among our candidates and they trust us to secure themquality roles. As such, you can be guaranteed that we will secure your company high caliberemployees. Our philosophy is to ﬁnd the right match for you and our candidates, thus ensuringmaximum and mutual satisfaction. This philosophy is the cornerstone of our reputation.A Consultative, Specialized ApproachA Reputation You Can TrustFor more information please contact:or visit us at: www.michaelpage.comJohn Ali SamadzadehSenior Recruitment ConsultantT: 212.336.6239E: email@example.com
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