Contractor / Freelance

Opting for IT contractors instead of permanent hires brings numerous advantages tailored to your company’s unique requirements and current situation.

At Shaw Daniels Solutions, we provide comprehensive Contract and Freelance services throughout the UK and EU. Our expertise spans from executive appointments at C-Level and Directorship level to skilled IT professionals specialising in Cloud & Infrastructure, Software Engineering, Cyber Security, and Data sectors.

Services we Cover

Temporary Hires

Contract Hires

Freelance Hires

Fixed Term Hires

B2B Contracts

Benefits to hiring a Contractor/Freelancer

  1. Flexibility: IT contractors can be brought in for specific projects or tasks, allowing a company to scale its workforce up or down as needed. This flexibility is particularly valuable for short-term projects, seasonal demands, or when uncertain about the long-term workload.
  2. Specialised Skills: Contractors often possess specialised skills and expertise that may not be readily available within the company’s permanent staff. Hiring contractors allows access to a broader talent pool with diverse skills and experiences.
  3. Cost Savings: While hourly rates for contractors might appear higher than permanent employees, in the long run, contractors can often save money for your company. Companies do not have to provide benefits, such as health insurance, retirement plans, or paid leave, for contractors, reducing overall labour costs.
  4. Time Efficiency: Recruiting permanent hires can be a time-consuming process. On the other hand, companies can quickly onboard contractors, especially those with specific skills, to start working on projects immediately.
  5. Reduced Liability: Contractors reduce the company’s legal and administrative burdens related to labour laws, benefits, and termination procedures.
  6. Access to Innovation: IT contractors may bring fresh perspectives and ideas from their experiences in various industries and projects, promoting innovation within the organisation.
  7. Project Management: Contractors often come with experience in project-based work, making them adept at meeting deadlines and managing tasks efficiently.
  8. Temporary Skill Gaps: When facing a temporary shortage of certain skills, hiring IT contractors can provide a temporary solution until the company finds suitable permanent hires or invests in upskilling its current employees.
  9. Focus on Core Competencies: Outsourcing certain IT functions to contractors allows the company to concentrate on its core competencies, rather than managing a large IT department.
  10. Adaptation to Market Changes: In rapidly changing industries, hiring contractors can help a company quickly adapt to new technologies or market demands without committing to permanent hires.

work with us?

  • Our extensive database comprises a diverse pool of skilled IT candidates who are readily available for immediate deployment.
  • Our dedicated consultants maintain regular communication with the candidates, enabling us to stay informed about prevailing contract types and day rates, ensuring up-to-date information is at your fingertips.
  • Transparency is our priority throughout the process. We manage expectations effectively and identify potential risks to ensure a smooth collaboration.
  • Proactive in our approach, we pinpoint areas in your business where temporary, contractor, or interim professionals can contribute significant value.
  • Our engagement methods are flexible, allowing us to accommodate various contract notice periods and other specific requirements.
  • We boast financial strength and a proven track record of paying interim workers promptly and reliably.
  • With a seamless payroll processing and reporting system in place, you can trust that administrative aspects are handled efficiently and effortlessly.

Shaw Daniels Solutions (SDS) is backed by well-known industry experts, dedicated to making a real difference to the recruitment and staffing industry.


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