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IT Trends Survey Infographic

Key Points from This Infographic:

  • IT professionals believe cloud computing will have the biggest impact on organizations in 2013, followed by IT security and mobility
  • 45 percent of respondents agreed that their company struggles with attracting, retaining and developing their IT workforce
  • Developer and programmer were the top two skills likely to lead to contract/contingent employment, while network administrator and database administrator were the top two skills likely to lead to permanent employment
  • 69 percent agreed that demand for IT professionals will always outpace supply, since technology is always evolving
  • The top four most important business skills and attributes for IT professionals to improve in order to be successful include verbal/oral communication, understanding of the business/industry, problem solving, and written communication
  • 93 percent of IT professionals agree that success in IT in the future will call for strong business skills as well as IT skills
  • Top three IT skill sets expecting the biggest increases in salary in 2013 are software developers, software engineers and project managers
  • 68 percent of the IT professionals surveyed plan to work as an IT consultant after retirement
  • 45 percent said that they think they will be able to retire sometime when they are 61-70 years old

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.