CIOs Harbor Mixed Sentiments About Q2 2013

By Dennis McCafferty  |  Posted 03-14-2013

CIOs Harbor Mixed Sentiments About Q2 2013

Extended Effort  14% of CIOs plan to expand IT department staffing.

CIOs Harbor Mixed Sentiments About Q2 2013

CIOs Harbor Mixed Sentiments About Q2 2013

Holding Steady  61% plan to hire only for open IT roles.

CIOs Harbor Mixed Sentiments About Q2 2013

CIOs Harbor Mixed Sentiments About Q2 2013

Big Freeze  22% have put IT hiring plans on hold, and 2% anticipate reducing their IT staff.

CIOs Harbor Mixed Sentiments About Q2 2013

CIOs Harbor Mixed Sentiments About Q2 2013

In Pursuit  70% say it's "somewhat" or "very" challenging to find skilled IT professionals today.

CIOs Harbor Mixed Sentiments About Q2 2013

CIOs Harbor Mixed Sentiments About Q2 2013

Most Challenging Functions to Fill
• Networking: 16%
• Data and database management: 13%
• App development: 12%

CIOs Harbor Mixed Sentiments About Q2 2013

CIOs Harbor Mixed Sentiments About Q2 2013

Top In-Demand Positions  51% of CIOs say network admin and database management, and 48% say desktop support.

CIOs Harbor Mixed Sentiments About Q2 2013

CIOs Harbor Mixed Sentiments About Q2 2013

Looking Up  89% of CIOs are "somewhat" or "very" confident in their company's growth prospects for the second quarter of 2013.

CIOs Harbor Mixed Sentiments About Q2 2013

CIOs Harbor Mixed Sentiments About Q2 2013

Tech Spend  72% say they're "somewhat" or "very" confident their firms would increase investment in IT projects in the second quarter of 2013.

CIOs Harbor Mixed Sentiments About Q2 2013