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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