Gartner Research

Market Definitions and Methodology Guide: Vertical Industries

Published: 15 July 2014

ID: G00259504

Analyst(s): Katell Thielemann , Susan Cournoyer, Rika Narisawa , Vittorio D'Orazio , Jeffrey Roster, Venecia Liu , Rajesh Kandaswamy , Rishi Sood, Jennifer Mazzucca, Anurag Gupta , Derry Finkeldey , Kenneth Brant


This report provides a guide for understanding Gartner vertical industry market segmentation, definitions, research methodologies and metrics that form the basis of vertical industry market research and enterprise IT spend forecast statistics.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Vertical Industry Market Overview


  • Vertical Industry Market Statistics Methodology
    • Forecasting Methodology Overview
    • Enterprise IT Spending Flow From Gartner Overall IT Spend
    • Internal Services
    • Market Share and Market Size Overview


  • Research Metrics

High-Level Definitions and Segmentation

  • Enterprise IT Spending Forecast Segmentation
    • Enterprise IT Spending Segmentation
    • Vertical Industry Market Segmentation
    • Geographic Segmentation
  • Vertical Industry Market Classification
    • Vertical Industry Market Segmentation
  • Vertical Industry Market Definitions
    • Banking and Securities
    • Communications, Media and Services
    • Education
    • Government
    • Healthcare Providers
    • Insurance
    • Manufacturing and Natural Resources
    • Retail
    • Transportation
    • Utilities
    • Wholesale
  • Enterprise IT Spending Forecast Component Definitions
    • Internal Services
    • IT Services Definition
    • Software Definitions
    • Devices Definitions
    • Data Center Definitions
    • Telecom Services Definitions

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