Companies Moving To Texas

There has been a lot of news lately about some big-name companies moving to Texas. There are several more lesser-known companies that have moved to Texas. We started compiling a list of companies that have moved to Texas and where – Houston, Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, San Antonio or wherever else in Texas. There are several reasons tech companies shave been moving to Texas – lower housing costs, lower tax rates, less regulations have made it easier for companies to operate in Texas. There is already an abundance of technical talent all over Texas. Any company moving here can tap [...]

Houston IT and Software Job Postings Now Surpass Pre-COVID Levels

When COVID first came on the scene in early 2020, job postings and hiring took a nosedive and stayed down for a while. Job postings for IT and software positions have now surpassed their pre-COVID levels. The number of IT and software job postings in Houston for January 2021 are at 111% of pre-COVID levels. Companies are hiring again with a vengeance. This is a clear sign companies are actively progressing on their 2021 Digital Transformation strategies. When COVID first hit the news cycle in 2020, job postings and hiring took a nosedive. Even before the first COVID case [...]

Will the Texas Freeze Stop Companies Moving to Texas?

The announcements of HPE, Oracle and Tesla moving to Texas made many headlines. While these were the big names, it did cause a focus on how many tech companies were moving to Texas from other locations, especially California. We have listed over 70 technology companies and notable business leaders announcing they are moving to Texas. The February freeze put a spotlight on some shortcomings in the Texas energy grid. It raised a valid question – “Will companies continue relocating to Texas after the Freeze?”. Yes. Technology companies will continue relocating to Texas. The February freeze will not have any [...]

Monthly IT and Technology Jobs Report – February 2021

IT and Technology Jobs Report Feb 2021 Unemployment Rate for IT and Tech Jobs* Feb 2021: 2.4% Jan 2021: 3.0% Feb 2020 (last year): 2.4% Total IT and Tech Jobs* Feb 2021: 5,870.000 Jan 2021: 5,692,000 Feb 2020 (last year): 5,673,000 US Economy Jobs Added Feb 2021: 379,000 Jan 2021: 49,000 Feb 2020 (last year): 289,000 US Unemployment Rate Feb 2021: 6.2% Jan 2021: 6.3% Feb 2020 (last year): 3.5% Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics "Small businesses are encouraged by vaccine distribution. 72% of SMBs are expecting increased revenues in the next 12 months" Source: Vistage SMB CEO Survey  

Monthly IT and Technology Jobs Report – January 2021

IT and Technology Jobs Report Jan 2021 Unemployment Rate for IT and Tech Jobs* Jan 2021: 3.0% Dec 2020: 3.0% Jan 2020 (last year): 2.4% Total IT and Tech Jobs* Jan 2021: 5,692,000 Dec 2020: 5,614,000 Jan 2020 (last year): 5,632,000 US Economy Jobs Added Jan 2021: 49,000 Dec 2020: (140,000) Jan 2020 (last year): 315,000 US Unemployment Rate Jan 2021: 6.3% Dec 2020: 6.7% Jan 2020 (last year): 4.0% Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics " 69% of small business expect increased revenues in the year ahead" Source: Vistage SMB CEO Survey