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ICT Budget And Staffing Trends In The US - Enterprise ICT Investment Plans To 2013

 

In order to reduce their telecommunications expenditure, US enterprises are shifting their focus to converged voice and data networks (allocating about 20% of their total telecom budgets in this area).

 

 

 

Table of Contents

 

1 Trends in ICT budgets

1.1 Introduction

1.2 Survey demographics

1.3 IT budget changes

1.4 IT budget allocation by core technology area

1.5 IT budget allocation by function

1.6 IT spending by entity

1.7 IT staff distribution

2 Detailed IT budget allocations

2.1 Introduction

2.2 Hardware budget breakdown

2.3 Software budget breakdowns

2.4 Third party IT Services expenditure

2.5 Telecommunications budget

3 Summary

3.1 US enterprises are raising IT spending, albeit at a tentative and modest pace

4 Appendix

4.1 Definitions

4.2 Further reading

4.3 Contact the authors

 

 

 

List of Tables

 

Table 1: US enterprise ICT survey industry breakdown 2

Table 2: US enterprise ICT survey breakdown by size band (number of employees) 3

Table 3: Recent and expected ICT budget changes among US enterprises 4

Table 4: US enterprises' (external) ICT budget allocation in 2012 6

Table 5: US enterprises' (external) ICT budget allocation in 2013 8

Table 6: US enterprises' ICT budget allocation by function, 2012 and 2013 10

Table 7: US enterprises' IT budget allocation by entity in 2012 12

Table 8: US enterprises' IT budget allocation by entity in 2013 14

Table 9: Average allocation of full-time IT staff members in US enterprises 16

Table 10: US enterprises' average hardware budget allocation 19

Table 11: Average allocation of software budgets in the US enterprise market 21

Table 12: US enterprises' average software budget allocation by technology 22

Table 13: US enterprises' average IT services budget allocation 24

Table 14: US enterprises' average IT consulting services budget allocation 26

Table 15: US enterprises' average telecommunications budget allocation 28

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