Your IT Contracting Passport to Success

IT Contracting is your passport to a flexible & lucrative part of the tech sector. It allows for the freedom to travel, to work with new teams and to learn.

If this is your first time considering and approaching this way of working, there are a few key aspects of the journey that you must keep in mind.

Promote Yourself

You are your own best ambassador in finding the perfect project, and this is one of the most important parts of your IT Contracting Passport. This niche area of the market offers vast opportunities, requiring candidates to have a go-getting entrepreneurial edge.

Keep your skills up-to-date, access training courses (where possible) and tailor your CV to showcase your accomplishments & technical expertise.

IT Contracting: Timings and Finances

When approaching the world of IT Contracting, it is very important to set out and consider your availability and how you can adapt your schedule to suit a project, if necessary.

With the fast-moving nature of Project Work, you must be a good financial planner. The positive, freelance nature of this type of work delivers freedom & flexibility, but it is important to keep in mind the times when roles are not available.

Check out IT Contracting Roles

Keep a keen eye on upcoming vacancies, a great way to start is by checking out the LIVE roles in our Stelfox network. It always helps to keep up contact with industry connections, and we can be your guide in finding new destinations for your Tech Talent.

Consider the Practicalities

The benefits of IT Contracting also come with greater Administrative requirements,  so ensure that you outline your queries and your awareness of approaching employment in this different format. Concentrate on making the best connections, and take into account other necessities such as Accounting and Company Formation.

Consider our experienced Contracting team at Stelfox to guide you on your journey, to introduce you to our network and to find that perfect role where you can gain professionally, socially and financially from the life of an IT Contractor.

Call us today at Stelfox – The Home of IT Contracting at 01-6793182, email us at [email protected] or check out the range of roles on our website and LinkedIn feed.

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