Temporary solutions: Strong demand for temporary staff has driven industry growth

The Temporary Staff Services industry is expected to grow strongly over the five years through 2017-18, driven by growth in key markets and positive employment and economic factors. A generally declining national unemployment rate has contributed to industry growth over the past five years, with more employers requiring a range of staff, including temporary workers. Furthermore, increasing use of part-time labour has benefited the industry. More organisations across the economy are looking to expand, with the use of temporary staff helping to maintain operational flexibility.Growth across the downstream construction, IT, healthcare and education sectors has driven strong industry demand...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Lower national unemployment has contributed to industry growth over the past five years
  • Growth in the construction sector and the IT and communications sector has boosted the industry
  • Demand growth for part-time workers will continue to benefit industry firms
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Temporary Staff Services industry is characterised by high labour requirements and low capital inputs. Wages account for a high proportion of revenue, as clients directly pay industry firms for the workers they are supplied with, and then industry firms use a portion of this revenue to pay the workers. These client payments are included as revenue, with a high proportion accounted for as wages.For each dollar spent on wages in 2017-18, approximately $0.04 is projected to be invested in capital equipment, computers and vehicles. This low capital investment and high labour requirement contribute to the industry's low capital intensity level. The...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Temporary Staff Services Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Temporary Staff Services Industry are

  • Ability to expand and curtail operations rapidly in line with market demand
  • Ability to attract local support/patronage
  • Economies of scale
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as National unemployment rate and Demand from construction in the Temporary Staff Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Temporary Staff Services in New Zealand Industry?

    Industry operators primarily provide casual, short-term and other temporary staffing solutions on a contract or fee basis. Although temporary staff service firms provide staff to client businesses, the workers remain legally employed by the temporary staff provider.

    Industry Products
  • Temporary and contract labour hire services
  • Temporary placement services
  • Other employment and placement services
  • Industry Activities
  • Providing contract labour services
  • Providing labour on-hiring services
  • Providing labour staffing services
  • Providing labour supply services
  • Providing temporary labour hire services
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • National unemployment rate
  • Demand from construction
  • Business confidence index
  • Demand from manufacturing
  • Total part-time employees in the labour force
  • Demand from information media and telecommunications

  • Current Performance
  • Revenue growth and profit
  • Strong demand drivers
  • Key industry markets
  • Enterprises and employment
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Future revenue growth
  • Expansion opportunities
  • Enterprises and employment
  • Table: Temporary Staff Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Temporary Staff Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Construction in New Zealand
  • Computer System Design Services in New Zealand
  • Education and Training in New Zealand
  • Hospitals in New Zealand
  • Warehousing and Storage Services in New Zealand
  • Tourism in New Zealand

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Computer and Computer Peripheral Wholesaling in New Zealand
  • Internet Service Providers and Web Search Portals in New Zealand

  • Products & Services
  • Temporary and contract labour hire services
  • Temporary placement services
  • Other employment and placement services
  • Chart: Temporary Staff Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Construction and trades sectors
  • Manufacturing, transport and logistics sectors
  • Other sectors and businesses
  • IT and telecommunications sector
  • Healthcare and medical sector
  • Hospitality and tourism sectors
  • Retail sector
  • Education and training sectors
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Temporary Staff Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Temporary Staff Services

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Temporary Staff Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    AWF Madison Group Limited,
  • Table: AWF Madison Group Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Temporary Staff Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Temporary Staff Services Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Blue-collar workers tend to be employed in semi-skilled and skilled manual labour or physical roles within construction, manufacturing, maintenance and warehousing fields.
  • Outplacement Services
  • Outplacement services are provided to a terminated employee to assist their search for a new job.
  • Outsourcing
  • The use of external service providers to perform various non-core activities, such as cleaning, security, facilities maintenance, IT, advertising, accounting, and legal requirements.
  • Temporary Staff
  • Staff supplied by the industry to client companies to perform tasks as required on a temporary basis. These staff are managed by the client organisation, and paid by the temporary staff firm.
  • White-Collar
  • White-collar roles tend to be professional, semi-professional and office roles within administrative, clerical and non-manual environments.
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