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CompTIA’s IT Industry Outlook 2013 provides an overview of the size, shape and growth factors of the information technology (IT) industry. ...

CompTIA’s IT Industry Outlook 2013 provides an overview of the size, shape and growth factors of the information technology (IT) industry.

The study consists of three sections, which can be viewed independently or together as chapters of a comprehensive report. The enclosed slides are a sampling of the content found in the report.

Section 1: IT Industry Market and Workforce Overview
Section 2: 2013 IT Industry Forecasts
Section 3: 2013 IT Industry Trends

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  • CompTIA Market Intelligence | January 29, 2013IT Industry Outlook 2013
  • IT Industry Business Confidence UnchangedHeading Into 2013; Outlook Slightly More Promising CompTIA’s IT Industry Business Confidence Index is calculated on a 100-point scale, using an aggregation of three metrics: 1). Opinions of the U.S. economy, 2). Opinions of the IT industry, and 3). Opinions of one’s company. 64.0 62.0 60.0 58.0 56.0 54.0 52.0 50.0 48.0 46.0 44.0 *6-month forecast Source: CompTIA 2013 Outlook Study | Base: 518 executives at U.S. IT firms
  • U.S. Economy Component of Index Continues to Negatively Affect SentimentCompTIA’s IT Industry Business Confidence Index is calculated on a 100-point scale, using an aggregation of threemetrics: 1). Opinions of the U.S. economy, 2). Opinions of the IT industry, and 3). Opinions of one’s company. 72.0 U.S. Economy IT Industry Your Firm 68.0 64.0 60.0 56.0 52.0 48.0 44.0 40.0 36.0 *6-month forecast Source: CompTIA 2013 Outlook Study | Base: 518 executives at U.S. IT firms
  • Gap in Sentiment Between Micro-Size and Larger IT Firms Persists Micro = Less than 10 employees Medium = 100 to 499 employees Data depicts overall IT Industry Small = 10 to 99 employees Large = 500+ employees Business Confidence 59.8 57.3 57.6 57.9 57.9 56.0 55.953.0Micro Small Medium Large HW or SW IT or Biz SPs, VARs Otherfirms firms firms firms Vendors Consulting or MSPs Source: CompTIA 2013 Outlook Study | Base: 518 executives at U.S. IT firms
  • Even Under Pessimistic Scenario, Many Expect Positive IT Industry Growth U.S. IT Industry Revenue Forecast: Distribution of Opinions Midpoint = -12% growth 0% growth +12% growthOptimistic scenario:90% NET positive growth forecast4% Flat growth forecast6% NET negative growth forecastPessimistic scenario:53% NET positive growth forecast16% Flat growth forecast31% NET negative growth forecast Shaded area = Optimistic scenario Line = Pessimistic scenario Source: CompTIA 2013 Outlook Study | Base: 518 executives at U.S. IT firms
  • IT Firms Balance Cost Cutting, Staffing & InnovationExpected change in spending/investment over next 6 months Planned No Planned Decrease Change IncreaseInvestments in new products or business lines 7% 51% 43% Staffing levels in technical positions 12% 48% 40% Technology expenditures 10% 52% 38% Cost cutting 7% 57% 36% Staff training or professional development 14% 55% 31% Marketing/advertising expenditures 14% 56% 31% Staffing levels in non-technical positions 13% 61% 26% Business travel 27% 52% 21% Capital expenditures (e.g. non technology) 20% 61% 19% Source: CompTIA 2013 Outlook Study | Base: 518 executives at U.S. IT firms
  • CompTIA Consensus IT Industry Growth Forecasts Global IT Industry Revenue Forecast U.S. IT Industry Revenue Forecast 2013 Optimistic projection: 5.2% 2013 Optimistic projection: 4.9% 2013 Pessimistic projection: 0.7% 2013 Pessimistic projection: 0.6% 2013 Midpoint projection: 3.0% 2013 Midpoint projection: 2.9% 8.0 8.0 7.0 7.0Growth Rate Range Growth Rate Range 6.0 6.0 5.0 5.0 4.0 4.0 3.0 3.0 2.0 2.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 2010 2011 2012 2013 2010 2011 2012 2013 Source: CompTIA 2013 Outlook Study | Base: 518 executives at U.S. IT firms
  • Some Threats Subside, but Fear of a Stalled Recovery and Weak Spending Continue to Worry Industry Executives Stalled recovery 48% 52% General lack of confidence/paralysis 37% 43% Weak corporate demand 33% 32% Weak consumer demand 32% 34% Unexpected shock (e.g. fiscal cliff, oil price spike) 31% 25% Government regulation 30% 25% IT industry squeezed by decreasing margins 29% 32% Lengthy sales cycles 24% 0 NA Domestic competition 20% 18% 2013 Labor prices/availability of talent 19% 23% Stock market volatility 18% 25% 2012 Competition from overseas firms 17% 15% Access to credit/capital 17% 25% Disruptive technologies or business models 11% 17% Weak export market 7% 9% Source: CompTIA 2013 Outlook Study | Base: 518 executives at U.S. IT firms
  • Majority of Channel Expects to Undergo at Least aModerate Degree of Business Transformation in 2013 Degree of Business Transformation Degree of Business Expected During 2013 Transformation Correlated with Company Size NET high + moderate business transformation 73% Large IT firms 52% 73% Medium-size IT firms 36% 63% Small IT firms 12% 50% Micro-size IT firms High Moderate Low Degree Degree Degree Source: CompTIA 2013 Outlook Study | Base: 518 executives at U.S. IT firms
  • IT Industry Employment vs. IT Occupation Employment IT IT Industry Occupation Employment EmploymentAn estimated 5.0 million workers An estimated 4.16 million workerswere employed in the U.S. Within the IT were employed in core ITinformation technology industry occupations, across the fullin 2012. This includes technical industry, there spectrum of U.S. industry sectorsand non-technical positions. are many IT and the government sector. This occupations. figure includes non- employers, such as the self- employed.
  • About this ResearchCompTIA’s IT Industry Outlook 2013 provides an overview of the size, shape and growth factors of the informationtechnology (IT) industry.The study consists of three sections, which can be viewed independently or together as chapters of acomprehensive report. The enclosed slides are a sampling of the content found in the report.Section 1: IT Industry Market and Workforce OverviewSection 2: 2013 IT Industry ForecastsSection 3: 2013 IT Industry TrendsThis quantitative study consisted of an online survey fielded to IT industry executives and professionals during lateDecember 2012. It was conducted as part of CompTIA’s quarterly IT Industry Business Confidence Index. A total of518 IT industry companies participated in the survey, yielding an overall margin of sampling error at 95% confidenceof +/- 4.4 percentage points. Sampling error is larger for subgroups of the data.As with any survey, sampling error is only one source of possible error. While non-sampling error cannot beaccurately calculated, precautionary steps were taken in all phases of the survey design, collection and processing ofthe data to minimize its influence.CompTIA is responsible for all content contained in this series. Any questions regarding the study should be directedto CompTIA Market Intelligence staff at research@comptia.org.CompTIA is a member of the Marketing Research Association (MRA) and adheres to the MRA’s Code of MarketResearch Ethics and Standards.
  • Want to know more?As the voice of the IT industry, CompTIA hashundreds of tools, market intelligence reports and comptia.orgbusiness training programs to help IT channelorganizations grow througheducation, certification, advocacy andphilanthropy.Check it out at www.comptia.org.