The market has come a long way from the days when businesses could get by with just a dedicated IT generalist or network administrator. Advances in enterprise technology upped the ante. Regardless of size or industry vertical, companies in the current market thrive by hiring diverse IT professionals with a command of complex IT tools and services.
However, few organizations have inexhaustible IT budgets to recruit direct hires in every must-have technical role. To avoid performance gaps, more companies are hiring IT consultants for certain skillsets – especially when temporary talent delivers the same outcome as full time personnel.