Temporary Staff Services in Australia - Market Research Report

Temporary Staff Services industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 4.2%

The Temporary Staff Services industry provides skilled and unskilled labour to client companies, typically on a short-term basis. Various factors influence demand for staffing services. The national unemployment rate affects industry demand, with lower unemployment generally contributing to greater demand for temporary staff. In addition, greater business outsourcing positively affects industry demand and growth. Performance trends in client markets also affect industry operators. Strong demand from several downstream markets has benefited industry firms over the past five years, including professional services, financial services and healthcare sectors. Industry revenue has increased in each of the past five years, although the growth rate has vari...
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Temporary Staff Services industry outlook (2019-2024)

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Demand for the Temporary Staff Services industry is forecast to be steady over the next five years, supported by a decline in the national unemployment rate. Many firms that require temporary staff do not have the scale or funds to hire specialist full-time staff, instead continuing to rely on industry firms to supply skilled and professional workers on short-term contracts or for project-based work. Using contract and temporary staff provides client companies with greater flexibility, particularly for short-term work and in periods of economic uncertainty. Revenue and demand trends Industry revenue is projected to grow at a moderate pace over the next five years, as general business trends towards flexible workforces and working arrangements conti...
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Temporary Staff Services industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $29bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 9,521
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 358,900

Biggest companies in the Temporary Staff Services industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Temporary Staff Services in Australia industry include Hays Specialist Recruitment (Australia) Pty Limited and Programmed Maintenance Services Limited.

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What is Temporary Staff Services industry?

Industry Definition

Industry firms provide temporary staff to clients on a fee or contract basis. Temporary staff provided by industry firms work for clients at their respective work sites, but remain legally employed by the temporary staff provider. This also means that temporary staff are paid by the industry firm.

Industry Products and Services

  • Contract and labour hire services
  • Temporary placement services
  • Other employment and placement services
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Contract labour services
  • Labour on-hiring services
  • Labour staffing services
  • Labour supply services
  • Temporary labour hire services

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry firms provide temporary staff to clients on a fee or contract basis. Temporary staff provided by industry firms work for clients at their respective work sites, but remain legally employed by the temporary staff provider. This also means that temporary staff are paid by the industry firm.

Main Activities

  • Contract labour services
  • Labour on-hiring services
  • Labour staffing services
  • Labour supply services
  • Temporary labour hire services

Similar Industries

Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

The unemployment rate reflects demand for labour, with higher unemployment negatively affecting industry growth. Temporary and contract staff tend to be u...
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National unemployment rate
Demand from business process outsourcing in Australia
Demand from financial and insurance services
Demand from professional, scientific and technical services

Current Performance

Mixed demand growth
Outsourcing and technology trends
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Profit and enterprise numbers
Outsourcing and other trends
 Table: Temporary Staff Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Temporary Staff Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Mining
Construction in Australia
Wholesale Trade
Financial and Insurance Services
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
Telecommunications Services in Australia
Health Services in Australia

Key Selling Industries

Computer and Software Retailing in Australia
Office Property Operators in Australia





Products & Services

Firms in the Temporary Staff Services industry supply clients with three main services: contract and labour hire services, temporary placement services, a...
Professional, scientific and technical services sector
Finance, banking and insurance sector
Healthcare sector
Construction sector
Manufacturing sector
Government and defence sectors
Mining, energy and utilities sectors

Demand Determinants

Demand for temporary and contract staff services is influenced by the national unemployment rate, outsourcing trends and technology changes. During favour...
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Major Markets

Professional, scientific and technical services sector
Finance, banking and insurance sector
Healthcare sector
Construction sector
Manufacturing sector
Government and defence sectors
Mining, energy and utilities sectors
 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Temporary Staff Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Temporary Staff Services in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Temporary Staff Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Hays Specialist Recruitment (Australia) Pty Limited, formerly known as Hays Personnel Services, is the local subsidiary of UK-based company Hays plc. As a...
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Hays Specialist Recruitment

 Table: Hays Specialist Recruitment - financial performance

Programmed Maintenance Services

 Table: Programmed Maintenance Services - financial performance

Capital Intensity

Given its service orientation, the Temporary Staff Services industry is highly labour-intensive. For every dollar spent on labour in the current year, ind...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Temporary Staff Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Temporary Staff Services in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2026)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2026)
Establishments (2007-2026)
Businesses (2007-2026)
Employment (2007-2026)
Exports (2007-2026)
Imports (2007-2026)
Wages (2007-2026)
Employment to Population Ratio (2007-2026)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

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OUTPLACEMENT SERVICES

OUTSOURCING

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  • Industry Major Players
    Industry Major Players
  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis
  • Industry Trends
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  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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