Gartner Research

IT Metrics: Midsize Enterprise IT Spending and Staffing Report, 2013

Published: 22 April 2013

ID: G00250665

Analyst(s): James Browning, Linda Hall, Jim McGittigan , Sanil Solanki, Eric Stegman, Jamie Guevara, Kurt Potter


This research contains enterprise-level IT investment and staffing metrics for 21 vertical industries in the midmarket. Data was collected throughout 2012 from a global audience, and the origin of this fact-based report is the IT Key Metrics Data: Key Industry Measures published research.

Table Of Contents


  • How Does Your IT Organization Stack Up Against Peers of the Same Size and Industry?
    • Using This Research
  • Demographics
  • Midsize Enterprise Definitions by Revenue Scale
  • 2012 IT Investment Measures
    • Total IT Spending/Budget Definition
    • Points of Clarification
    • IT Intensity
    • IT Spending as a Percent of Revenue, 2012
    • IT Spending as a Percent of Operating Expense, 2012
    • IT Spending per Employee, 2012
    • Where Is the Money Being Spent in the Midmarket?
  • IT Full-Time Equivalents as a Percent of Employees
  • Conclusions
  • Related IT Key Metrics Data Research
  • Appendix A
    • IT Key Metrics Data Source
    • Data Variations
  • Appendix B: Connecting to More Industry-Specific Research
    • IT Key Metrics Data Research Background
    • Gartner IT Key Metrics Data Series
  • Appendix C: Exploring Gartner's Prescriptive Benchmark Analytics Capabilities
    • Gartner Benchmark Analytics Select Case Studies

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