The Financial and Shared Services Gap Analysis was initiated because of the area’s recent and expected growth in the financial and shared services sector. Tampa Bay has been a top destination for companies that are looking to create, expand, or relocate their financial and shared services operations. Companies that represent 74.3% of the financial and shared services employees responded to the analysis. Positions and skill sets are listed by current, one-year, and three-year demand, along with the level of difficulty hiring each position.
Overall, companies rated their challenge of hiring locally and recruiting to the area as only slightly difficult. On a scale of 1-5, with 1 being the easiest, respondents ranked their ease of hiring workers locally at 2.2. Below are the findings: