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

Outlook stable for IT staffing firms

April 30, 2018

As market forces continue to pull demand and supply in opposing directions, we project US IT staffing revenue growth to remain largely unchanged. 

US Staffing Industry Forecast: April 2018 Update

April 18, 2018

  • US staffing market projected to top $150 billion in revenue this year
  • We forecast US temporary staffing revenue growth to accelerate from 3% in 2017 to 4% in 2018
  • Trends vary by occupational segment, from declines in office/clerical to double-digit growth in locum tenens

Financial Results of Staffing Companies: April 2018 Update

April 11, 2018

  • Report includes financial results of 22 publicly traded staffing companies
  • Median year-over-year revenue growth of 8.5% in most recent fiscal quarter

IT staffing M&A activity remains steady

April 3, 2018

SIA recently released its North American Staffing Mergers & Acquisitions 2018 Update report which tracks annual transactions, both in aggregate and by individual staffing segment. The number of publicly announced staffing M&A transactions in North America jumped 28% year-over-year from 69 in... More

Staffing Industry Report Webinar - March 2018

April 15, 2018

  • Watch the full, one-hour webinar on demand (available to corporate members only)
  • Talent Acquisition Technology Ecosystem
  • Internal staff compensation, IT growth assessment, and more

Staffing Mergers & Acquisitions: 2018 Update

February 22, 2018

  • North American M&A transaction volume increased 28% year-over-year in 2017
  • The 88 staffing firm transactions announced in 2017 represents the second highest annual deal volume over the past decade
  • Healthcare and IT staffing firms were the most frequent target segments
  • Our Merger and... More

Growth assessment provides annual update on the global state of the IT staffing market

February 21, 2018

Staffing Industry Analysts recently released its IT Staffing Growth Assessment: 2018 Update. This 72-page report provides an overview on the state of the global IT staffing market. 

IT Staffing Growth Assessment: 2018 Update

February 12, 2018

  • We estimate the global IT temporary staffing market at $59 billion in 2016.
  • The Americas is the largest market for IT staffing at $31 billion in revenue.
  • This report explores dynamics in IT staffing and workforce solutions, to inform industry stakeholders and support their strategic planning... More

IT jobs continue to lead in MSP and VMS spend

January 30, 2018

SIA recently published separate reports (MSP Market Developments Summary and VMS Market Developments Summary) that provide color on the prominence of MSP and VMS among IT occupations.

Staffing Industry Report Webinar - January 2018

January 9, 2018

  • Watch the full, one-hour webinar on demand (available to corporate members only)
  • CWS council musings, MSP and VMS
  • Industrial staffing growth assessment, and more