IT Key Metrics Data 2016: Executive Summary

Archived Published: 14 December 2015 ID: G00291328

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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 2015 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
      • IT Key Metrics Data Key Industry Measures Overview
      • Using This Research
      • Gartner’s ITBudget Tool: Compare Your IT Metrics to Your Industry
      • Gartner IT Key Metrics Data Series
      • IT Key Metrics Data Source
      • Data Variations
    • Demographics
    • 2015 IT Investment Measures
      • Total IT Spending/Budget Definition
      • Points of Clarification
      • IT Intensity
      • IT Spending Percent Change, 2014 to 2015
      • IT Spending as a Percent of Revenue, 2015
      • Agility: Revenue Percent Change versus IT Spending Percent Change, 2014 to 2015
      • IT Spending as a Percent of Operating Expense, 2015
      • Agility: Operating Expense Percent Change versus IT Spending Percent Change, 2014 to 2015
      • IT Spending per Employee, 2015
      • IT Spending as a Percent of Revenue versus Operating Profit, 2015
    • 2016 Outlook
      • IT Spending Percent Change, 2015 to 2016
      • IT Spending as a Percent of Revenue, 2016 Projected
      • IT Spending as a Percent of Operating Expense, 2016 Projected
      • IT Spend per Employee, 2016 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, 2015
      • Distribution of IT Cost by IT Functional Area, 2011 to 2015
    • IT Portfolio Trends: Staffing
      • IT Full-Time Equivalents as a Percent of Employees
      • Distribution of IT FTEs: Insourced versus Contractor, 2015
      • Distribution of IT Staff by Role
      • Distribution of IT Staff by IT Functional Area
    • Conclusions
    • Related IT Key Metrics Data Research
    • Appendix: Exploring Gartner's Prescriptive Benchmark Analytics Capabilities
      • Gartner Benchmark Analytics Select Case Studies
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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