Bigger Budgets, Higher Salaries Expected in 2013

By Dennis McCafferty  |  Posted 12-12-2012

Bigger Budgets, Higher Salaries Expected in 2013

Onward and Upward
48% of IT leaders expect tech budgets to grow in 2013.

Bigger Budgets, Higher Salaries Expected in 2013

Bigger Budgets, Higher Salaries Expected in 2013

Budget Power
54% express confidence that their 2013 IT budget will enable them to strategically support business needs.

Bigger Budgets, Higher Salaries Expected in 2013

Bigger Budgets, Higher Salaries Expected in 2013

Where IT Spending Increases Will Go
• Applications (49%)
• Infrastructure (47%)
• Outsourcing (32%)

Bigger Budgets, Higher Salaries Expected in 2013

Bigger Budgets, Higher Salaries Expected in 2013

Full-Time Commitment
39% of IT leaders expect to increase the number of permanent employees in 2013.

Bigger Budgets, Higher Salaries Expected in 2013

Bigger Budgets, Higher Salaries Expected in 2013

Pay Hikes
55% anticipate that their IT staffing salaries will increase, with 43% saying their employees will see increases of up to 5%.

Bigger Budgets, Higher Salaries Expected in 2013

Bigger Budgets, Higher Salaries Expected in 2013

Talent Hunt
58% say the shift toward cloud-based and "as a service" offerings will increase the demand for IT skills.

Bigger Budgets, Higher Salaries Expected in 2013

Bigger Budgets, Higher Salaries Expected in 2013

Knowledge Exodus
27% say the loss of skills due to the retirement of baby boomers will create problems for their organizations.

Bigger Budgets, Higher Salaries Expected in 2013

Bigger Budgets, Higher Salaries Expected in 2013

Dis-Incentive
Only 15% of those who think these retirements will create problems have incentives in place to keep baby boomers on the job.

Bigger Budgets, Higher Salaries Expected in 2013