IT Metrics: IT Spending and Staffing Report, 2013

Archived Published: 01 February 2013 ID: G00248502

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This research contains enterprise-level IT investment, cost and staffing metrics, as well as business productivity ratios for 21 vertical industries, collected throughout 2012 from a global audience. It provides an overall summary of the IT Key Metrics Data: Key Industry Measures published research.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • How Does Your IT Organization Stack Up Against the Competition?
      • IT Key Metrics Data Research Background
      • Using This Research
      • Gartner IT Key Metrics Data Series
      • IT Key Metrics Data Source
      • Data Variations
    • Demographics
    • 2012 IT Investment Measures
      • Total IT Spending/Budget Definition
      • Points of Clarification
      • IT Intensity
      • IT Spending Percent Change, 2011 to 2012
      • IT Spending as a Percent of Revenue, 2012
      • Agility: Revenue Percent Change Versus IT Spending Percent Change, 2011 to 2012
      • IT Spending as a Percent of Operating Expense, 2012
      • Agility: Operating Expense Percent Change Versus IT Spending Percent Change, 2011 to 2012
      • IT Spending per Employee, 2012
      • IT Spending as a Percent of Revenue Versus Operating Profit, 2012
    • 2013 Outlook: A Continued Increase in Spending
      • IT Spending Percent Change, 2012 to 2013
      • IT Spending as a Percent of Revenue, 2013 Projected
      • IT Spending as a Percent of Operating Expense, 2013 Projected
      • IT Spending per Employee, 2013 Projected
    • IT Budget Distributions: Uncover the Facts
      • IT Operational Versus Capital Spending
      • Strategic IT Spending Categories: IT Spending to Run the Business, IT Spending to Grow the Business and IT Spending to Transform the Business
      • IT Spending Distribution: Hardware, Software, Personnel and Outsourcing, 2012
      • Distribution of IT Cost by Technology Domain, 2008 to 2012
    • IT Portfolio Trends: Staffing
      • IT Full-Time Equivalents as a Percent of Employees
      • Distribution of IT FTEs: Insourced Versus Contractor, 2012
      • Distribution of IT Staff by IT Function
      • Distribution of IT Staff by Technology Domain
    • Conclusions
    • Related IT Key Metrics Data Research
    • Appendix: Exploring Gartner's Prescriptive Benchmark Analytics Capabilities
      • Gartner Benchmark Analytics Select Case Studies
  • Recommended Reading
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