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Bigger Budgets, Higher Salaries Expected in 2013

By Dennis McCafferty  |  Updated 12-12-2012 | 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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