Gartner Information Technology Research

Composition of the IT Workforce

Published: 14 January 2020

ID: G00466954

Analyst(s): Consult the Board Research Team


This summary contains input from 16 members regarding the composition of their IT workforces. The summary begins by examining the geographical distribution of members' IT workforces and their segmentation based on the years of professional experience. It describes members' concerns regarding their ability to rebalance the IT workforces' compositions by attracting the next generation of the workforce. It closes by highlighting how members position the rates of attrition of their new career professionals against that of their industry peers' new hires.

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