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2013 IT Industry Forecast

Key Points from This Infographic:

  • The biggest challenge for IT leaders meeting their organizations’ goals and objectives in 2013 will be acquiring necessary budget
  • The top three areas of business that will have the biggest increase in IT needs are operations, marketing/sales and finance/accounting
  • 39 percent of IT leaders expect to increase their permanent headcount, and 36 percent expect to increase their temporary headcount
  • 55 percent of IT leaders expect their IT staff’s salary to increase in 2013
  • The top three IT skill sets expecting the biggest increases in salary in 2013 are software developers, software engineers and project managers
  • Developers are the most difficult position to fill due to a shortage of IT workers and an increase in IT demands
  • The top four industry trends that will have the biggest impact on their organization are business intelligence, cloud computing, security and shortage of IT workers
  • 58 percent of IT leaders believe that the trend toward cloud-based and as-a-service IT offerings will increase demand for IT skills

About TEKsystems®

People are at the heart of every successful business initiative. At TEKsystems, we understand people. Every year we deploy over 80,000 IT professionals at 6,000 client sites across North America, Europe and Asia. Our deep insights into IT human capital management enable us to help our clients achieve their business goals—while optimizing their IT workforce strategies. We provide IT staffing solutions, IT talent management expertise and IT services to help our clients plan, build and run their critical business initiatives. Through our range of quality-focused delivery models, we meet our clients where they are, and take them where they want to go, the way they want to get there.