Brian Wallins

Research Manager

Brian Wallins

Brian Wallins is Research Manager at SIA responsible for research across Human Cloud, IT staffing, and workforce solutions mergers and acquisitions. Brian brings six years of experience in equity research covering the Enterprise Software sector for Gleacher & Company (FKA Broadpoint AmTech). He has also held various finance and strategy roles at Getaround, Hire On-Demand and Calypso Technology.

Brian holds an MBA from Bentley University and has passed Level I of the CFA exam.

Recent Articles

US Staffing Industry Forecast: September 2018 Update

September 11, 2018

  • US staffing industry forecast to grow 3% in 2018 and 3% in 2019
  • Trends vary by occupational segment, from declines in office/clerical to high single digit expansion in locum tenens and marketing/creative
  • US staffing industry expected to reach $152 billion next year

Recent data from USCIS sheds light on H-1B visa trends

September 4, 2018

US Citizenship and Immigration Services made news last week announcing it will be extending and expanding its suspension of premium processing for FY19 H-1B visa petitions. 

Gross Margin and Bill Rate Trends - August 2018 Update

August 16, 2018

  • Gross margin for 16 publicly traded companies provided
  • Average gross margin of public staffing companies expanded for the fourth consecutive year
  • Despite a slight convergence in recent periods, commercial staffing gross margins have been relatively stable while professional staffing margins have... More

US IT Staffing & Solutions Benchmarking Survey 2018: Summary Report

July 31, 2018

  • 17 survey respondents representing $1.7 billion in US IT temporary staffing revenue in 2017
  • IT staffing revenue among respondents grew 2.1% in 2017
  • Revenue trends varied widely by occupation, from programmer/coder declining 22% to cyber/data security growing 46%

Benchmarking survey provides lens into US IT staffing market

July 31, 2018

Staffing Industry Analysts' third annual IT Staffing & Solutions Benchmarking Survey.provides in-depth visibility into the US IT staffing market by gathering data from the past two years on volume and rates by occupation. It also explores industry trends and practices including: VMS/MSP prominence,... More

Staffing Industry Report Webinar - July 2018

July 10, 2018

  • Watch the full, one-hour webinar on demand (available to corporate members only)
  • What drives temp satisfaction
  • IT staffing trends in the Financial Services Sector, and more

Banking on a large, rapidly evolving market for IT staffing

July 10, 2018

SIA recently published IT Staffing in the Financial Services Industry, a report that examines one of the most vital and rapidly evolving industry verticals of IT staffing. 

Financial Results of Staffing Companies - June 2018 Update

June 29, 2018

  • Report includes financial results of 21 publicly traded staffing companies
  • Median year-over-year revenue growth of 7.5% in most recent fiscal quarter

IT Staffing in the Financial Services Industry

June 27, 2018

  • IT staffing to the financial services industry represents nearly one-quarter of the US IT staffing market. 
  • Banking and securities firms allocate the highest percentage of revenue to IT budgets of any industry and more than twice the average across all industries. 

IT continues to factor prominently among staffing segments in latest update of global market estimates

June 5, 2018

Staffing Industry Analysts recently published its Global Staffing Industry Market Estimates and Forecast: May 2018 Update. The report provides market sizing and growth forecasts that can be critical in the strategic planning efforts of global IT staffing operators or for those considering an international... More