There was a dramatic increase in web traffic in September after Outsource Accelerator’s website recorded a 32.73% increase in page views and a 34.31% jump in the number of unique visitors. The OA website generated a total of 826,277 page views from 262,661 unique visitors. From this traffic, the Source Partner platform generated a total of 1,683 inbound inquiries (-13.47%) coming from 72 countries, representing 28 sectors.
Despite the number of inquiries dropping slightly, the overall quality of the inquiries continues to improve, with more people booking consultation calls (+11.90%) with the BPO firms. Additionally, there was a consistent decrease in the number of spurious inquiries (-43.56%) with OA implementing better filters and enhancements on the backend.
Of the 1,683 inquiries, there were 1,266 quotation requests (-15.71%) representing an estimated 3,915* full-time staff with an outsourcing value of $117,450,000*. See all analysis in the Source Partner dashboard.
For the last 12 months, OA generated 19,903 outsourcing inquiries — of which, there were 16,495 quotation requests. The annualized quotation inquiries amounted to a total value of $1,604,130,000* requesting 53,471* full-time roles.
*Conservative client value calculation: take the lowest end of their role request numbers, multiply by conservative top-line revenue of $1,250/role/month, multiplied by 24 months (conservative team lifetime value & duration)
Key metrics for September 2023
Total outsourcing inquiry value – September 2023
Total outsourcing inquiry value – 12 months
Outsource Accelerator generated over 60 inbound outsourcing inquiries for every day of the month in September. Of these 1,683 inquiries,1,261 were quotation requests. Here are six interesting examples:
Outsource Accelerator analyzes the data from all inquiries monitoring them for quality. The platform assesses lead quality on a range of validation, quality, and engagement metrics.
Source Partner v3.0 is now live!
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Outsourcing inquiry insights – September 2023
The Source Partner dashboard provides live analysis and deep-dive insight into the traffic and inquiries coming through. Some insights from this month:
Number of roles initially required
Clients typically start with a smaller requirement and then grow the team once they settle the team
Size of clients’ company
The inbound inquiries come from companies of all sizes – from startups to multi-national enterprise
Location of clients’ company
The client inquiries come from across the globe – typically from the high-cost English-speaking nations
Clients’ company sector
The client companies cover almost every sector possible, and the roles they seek are also very varied
2023: Global Outsourcing Firm (BPO) Index
The First Global Outsourcing Firm Index
After 18 months of hard work, collecting the necessary data (measuring over 20 publicly available metadata points), analyzing, and publishing the findings, Outsource Accelerator, in partnership with Time Doctor, officially launched the Time Doctor OA500!
The Global Outsourcing Firm (BPO) Index catalogs, analyzes, and compares all known outsourcing firms globally. The index provides a great indicator of a firm’s reputation and prominence.
The Time Doctor OA500 is a prestigious index of the top 500 outsourcing firms globally. We expect this first, objective index of the top 500 outsourcing firms to become a vital metric for the industry moving forward.