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IBISWorld’s Temporary Staff Services market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.


Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Temporary Staff Services industry provides skilled and unskilled labour to client companies, usually on a short-term basis. Demand for these staffing services is influenced by several factors. The national unemployment rate affects industry demand, with higher unemployment generally limiting demand for temporary staff. In addition, greater business outsourcing generally has a positive effect on the industry. The performance of client sectors also affects industry operators, with stronger growth in downstream markets contributing to industry growth. Industry operators have benefited from greater demand from the construction and healthcare sectors over the past five years.

Industry demand has increased in each of the past five years, although the rate of growth has varied...

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Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

Industry concentration measures the extent to which the top players dominate an industry. The top four operators in the Temporary Staff Services industry account for approximately 21% of total industry market share in 2016-17. This indicates the industry has a low concentration level and that the largest firms have only a limited influence on industry pricing and trends. Concentration has remained steady over the past five years, with organic growth and acquisitions by some companies being offset by revenue declines for other companies.

The industry includes a large number of small firms. A small number of medium-size companies operate in the industry, which tend to provide temporary staff services in a particular geographic region or supply workers to niche industries. A s..

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Industry Products

What is the Temporary Staff Services Industry?

Industry firms provide temporary staffing solutions for client companies on a fee or contract basis. Temporary staff services companies provide their own staff to client businesses to carry out temporary assignments. These temporary staff members work for the client at the client’s work site for operational purposes, but remain legally employed by (and are paid by) the temporary staff provider.

Industry Products
Contract and labour hire services
Temporary placement services
Other employment and placement services
Industry Activities
Contract labour services
Labour on-hiring services
Labour staffing services
Labour supply services
Temporary labour hire services

Table of Contents

About this Industry

Industry Definition
Main Activities
Similar Industries
Additional Resources

Industry at a Glance

Industry Performance

Executive Summary
Key External Drivers
Current Performance
Industry Outlook
Industry Life Cycle

Products & Markets

Supply Chain
Products & Services
Demand Determinants
Major Markets
International Trade
Business Locations

Competitive Landscape

Market Share Concentration
Key Success Factors
Cost Structure Benchmarks
Basis of Competition
Barriers to Entry
industry Globalisation

Major Companies

Operating Conditions

Capital Intensity
Technology & Systems
Revenue Volatility
Regulation & Policy
Industry Assistance

Key Statistics

Industry Data
Annual Change
Key Ratios

Jargon & Glossary

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