South Carolina is one state that prefers to procure IT temporary staff augmentation services via a competitive solicitation process. The state’s current contract is up for rebid in 2014 and is one of the top opportunities for vendors providing staff augmentation services. South Carolina estimates up to $1 million in spend per vendor over the term of the current contract, which means the rebid contract could be similar in value.
South Carolina has more than 700 qualified vendors on statewide term contracts, with approximately 200 holding IT temporary staffing services contracts. The state estimates spend for statewide IT temporary staffing contracts at approximately $30 million per year, and awards several vendors so agencies have more options to choose from. The current IT staff augmentation contract up for rebid has more than 75 awarded vendors.